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Abnormal Psychology

Contrasting Perspectives

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 700
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Paperback - 9781137547163

25 November 2018

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30 October 2018

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This groundbreaking core textbook offers a comprehensive overview of different approaches to the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. The book retains important diagnostic perspectives, including the DSM-5,...

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This groundbreaking core textbook offers a comprehensive overview of different approaches to the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. The book retains important diagnostic perspectives, including the DSM-5, ICD-10, ICD-11 and PDM, but also widens the scope of coverage beyond mainstream psychiatric models to include psychological, biological, historical, sociocultural and therapeutic approaches. Contemporary and well-balanced, this book provides an even-handed and holistic foundation, allowing students to develop a strong critical mindset while retaining a robust research-driven orientation.

This book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduates students on abnormal psychology, psychopathology, mental health or clinical psychology modules.

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Covers core content around psychiatric perspectives, placed in the broader context of alternative approaches, through an innovative  structure, organized by presenting problem

Grounded in lived experience of disorder: shines a spotlight on service-users, through `Case Examples' scenarios and `Lived Experience' perspective pieces

Student-friendly writing style and engaging `Controversial Question', `Try it Yourself' and `In Depth'  features encourage active reading experience and deeper comprehension and critical thinking

Impressive ancillary support package, featuring instructor slides, testbank, instructor manual, student study guide, multiple choice self-test quizzes, flashcard activities and more


1. Conceptual, Historical and Research Perspectives
2. Theoretical Perspectives
3. Diagnosis, Formulation, and Assessment
4. Psychosis
5. Mood Problems
6. Anxiety, Obsessions, and Compulsions
7. Trauma, Stress and Loss
8. Dissociation and Somatic Complaints
9. Feeding and Eating Problems
10. Sexual Problems and Gender Issues
11. Substance Use and Addiction
12. Personality Issues
13. Developmental Issues Involving Disruptive Behavior and Attachment Problems
14.  Other Presenting Problems
15. Suicide, Ethics and Law.

The book's companion website features an array of resources to support student learning: 

  • Self-test quizzes
  • Student study guide
  • Vocabulary lists
  • Flashcard activities

All of these resources can be found here: https://www.macmillanihe.com/raskin-abnormal-psych or click 'View companion site' above.

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Jonathan D. Raskin is professor and chair of psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he teaches in the psychology undergraduate and counseling graduate programs. His research focuses on constructive meaning-based approaches in psychology and counseling, especially their applications to understanding abnormality and psychotherapy. Dr. Raskin is licensed as a psychologist in New York, where he maintains a small private practice. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Raskin has received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and the SUNY Research Foundation Research and Scholarship Award.


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Jonathan D. Raskin is professor and chair of psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he teaches in the psychology undergraduate and counseling graduate programs. His research focuses on constructive meaning-based approaches in psychology and counseling, especially their applications to understanding abnormality and psychotherapy. Dr. Raskin is licensed as a psychologist in New York, where he maintains a small private practice. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Raskin has received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and the SUNY Research Foundation Research and Scholarship Award.


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