This comprehensive textbook communicates the complexities of abnormal psychology, speaks to the concerns of students, and empathically portrays the real human impact of psychological disorders. For the ninth edition, award-winning teacher Ronald Comer is joined by Jonathan Comer, who brings his expertise in developmental psychopathology research, brain circuitry, cognitive-behavioural research, and technology-driven treatment.With its signature integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment, and inclusive cross-cultural perspective, this new edition is an engaging introduction to where the study and treatment of psychological disorders stands today.
Abnormal Psychology in Science and Clinical Practice1. Abnormal Psychology: Past and Present2. Models of Abnormality3. Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis , and TreatmentProblems of Anxiety and Mood4. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders5. Disorders of Trauma and Stress6. Disorders of Mood7. SuicideProblems of the Mind and Body8. Disorders Featuring Somatic Symptoms9. Eating Disorders10. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders11. Disorders of Sex and GenderProblems of Psychosis and the Cognitive Function12. SchizophreniaLife-Span Problems13. Personality Disorders14. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence15. Disorders of Aging and CognitionConclusion16. Law, Society, and the Mental Health Profession
Ronald Comer has been a professor in Princeton University's Department of Psychology for the past 27 years and has served as Director of Clinical Psychology Studies for most of that time. He is also currently the director of the department's undergraduate program.Jonathan Comer is a professor of psychology at Florida International University, where he also directs the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) Program.