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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (with CD-ROM)
Paperback, With CD-ROM & InfoTrac, 736 pages
Published July 20th 2005 by Wadsworth Publishing (first published 2002)
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Jun 21, 2013 Joss rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book was an interesting read with plenty of case studies. I used it in a college Abnormal Psychology class. Although it took a minute to get used to reading a textbook with constant in text citations, it made it easy to look up the actual studies to use for reference in my papers. There were a few times I enjoyed reading those case studies to give more depth to the material in the book. I felt in terms of content, the text certainly covers a lot but that a few of the chapters were disproport ...more
Feb 24, 2015 Janice rated it it was amazing
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Great book! Several chapters where discussed in class and I enjoyed the information presented in the book!
Jul 09, 2011 Twist rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful book & as the title indicates Abnormal Psychology. Enjoyed the class and loved the teacher. I think the book really did well in explaining each abnormality with the description, symptoms, causes, treatment, and of course examples of people that would have the illness. I would buy this book and most likely will later. I did not use the CD -ROM.
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May 04, 2008 Lin Kudla rated it really liked it
Maybe it's just my fascination with abnormal psychology, but I enjoyed reading this text--even when my eyes started to drift closed from the redundancy of factual information. The case studies were helpful & entertaining as well.
Apr 03, 2008 Natalie rated it really liked it
Wow! If you want to learn more about mental health issues, this is the book to read. It gives you a lot of details about different disorders. I read it because I had to, but it was still a good read.
Jul 18, 2013 Michelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I enjoyed this book and the way it approached giving and applying information.
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Dec 28, 2011 Amy rated it liked it
Have you guessed yet that I am back in school? LOL
Aug 01, 2013 Felicia_noel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For a school book, it was very interesting.
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Nov 19, 2014 Amy Anderson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was really good for a textbook!
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