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Casebook in Abnormal Psychology
See disorders in real life with CASEBOOK IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY! Using authentic cases that illustrate every major DSM-IV category, this psychology text portrays the nature of disorders as they manifest in real people. Each case is followed by a therapy outcome section which gives you the rest of the story of what happened to the client. Two complex cases are included with ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Wadsworth Publishing Company
(first published September 24th 1996)
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I thought this book was interesting and valuable for the extensive details it gives on treatment regimens for mental illness, and also for the fact that it profiles some less commonly covered problems including erectile dysfunction, domestic violence and pedophila. The pedophila entry in particular was enlightening. I knew there was such a thing as sex offender treatment but before reading this I had no idea what the treatment entailed. I do wish the book had gone more into the medication aspect ...more