Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach , Fifth Edition by David H. Barlow

By David H. Barlow

Irregular PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE process, 5th variation, is the suitable textual content that can assist you achieve your irregular psychology path! Authors Barlow and Durand exhibit you the way mental issues are rooted in a number of components: organic, mental, cultural, social, familial, or even political. you could attempt your knowing of themes with the text's integrated suggestion exams and bankruptcy quizzes. Then, watch the text's built-in case stories come to lifestyles with CengageNOW™ for irregular Psychology, which supplies actual case profiles to provide you a pragmatic context for the clinical findings of the ebook.

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To use a common example, you might take an aspirin to relieve a tension headache you developed during a grueling day of taking exams. If you then feel better, that does not mean that the headache was caused by a lack of aspirin. Nevertheless, many people seek treatment for psychological disorders, and treatment can provide interesting hints about the nature of the disorder. In the past, textbooks emphasized treatment approaches in a general sense, with little attention to the disorder being treated.

Nonetheless, miraculous cures are sometimes achieved by exorcism, magic potions and rituals, and other methods that seem to have little connection with modern science. It is fascinating to explore them when they do occur, and we return to this topic in subsequent chapters. But such cases are relatively rare, and almost no one would advocate supernatural treatment for severe psychological disorders except, perhaps, as a last resort. ) is considered to be the father of modern Western medicine. C.

Was a bright, attractive young woman who was perfectly healthy until she reached 21 years of age. Shortly before her problems Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) is began, her father developed a considered the founder of psychoserious chronic illness that analysis. led to his death. Throughout his illness, Anna O. had cared for him; she felt it necessary to spend endless hours at his bedside. Five months after her father became ill, Anna noticed that during the day her vision blurred and that from time to time she had difficulty moving her right arm and both legs.

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