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Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology
While most abnormal psychology texts aim solely for magnitude, The Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology aims for both scope and depth. The editors selected the most eminent researchers to write chapters on all the major mental disorders, allowing experts to discuss notable issues in the various pathologies that are their expertise. Its exceptional collection of authors not o ...more
Hardcover, 744 pages
Published August 19th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA
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This is one of the best books I have ever read on this topic. If you are at all interested in psychopathology and want to see a discussion of various illnesses that aims (and generally accomplishes) being empirically-based rather than theory-based, I highly recommend this book. I learned so much from it! Although I read this originally in 2001 or 2002, a lot of my knowledge about the field--especially knowledge that I find that other people don't have--comes from this book. This is a truly maste ...more