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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
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.
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.