Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis by Michel Hersen

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The most up-to-date coverage on adult psychopathology

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Fifth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of the major psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to demonstrate the basis for individual diagnoses. The accessible format and case study approach provide the opportunity to understand how diagnoses are reached.

Updated to reflect the rapid developments in the field of psychopathology, this Fifth Edition encompasses the most current research in the field including:A thorough introduction to the principles of the DSM-IV-TR classification system and its application in clinical practiceThe biological and neurological foundations of disorders and the implications of psychopharmacology in treatmentIllustrative case material as well as clinical discussions addressing specific disorders, diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology, and issues of assessment and measurementCoverage of the major diagnostic entities and problems seen in daily clinical work by those in hospitals, clinics, and private practiceA new chapter on race and ethnicity by renowned expert Stanley Sue

 

About Michel Hersen

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Michel Hersen (Ph.D., ABPP, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966) is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. He completed his post-doctoral training at the West Have VA (Yale University School of Medicine Program). He is Past President of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He has coauthored and co-edited 146 books and has published 225 scientific journal articles. He is co-editor of several psychological journals, including Behavior Modification, Aggression & Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, Clinical Psychology Review, and Journal of Family Violence. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders and of Clinical Case Studies, which is totally devoted to description of clients and patients treated with psychotherapy. He is Editor-in-Chief of the 4-volume work, Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. He has been the recipient of numerous grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Department of Education, the National Institute of Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research, and the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology, Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Distinguished Practitioner and Member of the National Academy of Practice in Psychology, and recipient of the Distinguished Career Achievement Award in 1996 from the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians. Finally, at one point in his career, he was in full-time private practice and on several occasions he has had part-time private practices.
 
Published March 23, 2007 by Wiley. 744 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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