Essentials of Abnormal Psychology
Essentials of Abnormal Psychology provides students and professionals with a concise overview of the major topics in abnormal psychology as well as chapters on the leading categories of disorders such as eating disorders, schizophrenic disorders, personality disorders, and substance-related disorders. This book utilizes the popular Essentials format and makes a perfect com...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published January 30th 2006)
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Getzfeltd, does a great job breaking down major areas of abnormal psychology in both a rapid-reference style that repeats key terms, giving plenty of examples and encouraging comprehension. It isn't written too dry, but it incorporates and builds on what comprises specific psychological disorders, such as anxiety disorders, somatoformic disorders, etc. This should be an essential guide for all of those soon-to-be mental health professionals since it puts to rest, what can be considered co-morbid...more
This was a very helpful book, along with the DSM-IV, that helped make my undergraduate years much simpler and enjoyable. I like the writer's style, as it is written where it isn't too hard to understand and highlights key points for a particular field that can be somewhat difficult to get through.