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Abnormal Psychology (10th Edition)

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For the latest edition of this comprehensive core textbook, Ron Comer is joined by Jonathan Comer who brings his special expertise in developmental psychopathology research, brain circuitry, cognitive-behavioural research,...

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For the latest edition of this comprehensive core textbook, Ron Comer is joined by Jonathan Comer who brings his special expertise in developmental psychopathology research, brain circuitry, cognitive-behavioural research, and technology-driven treatment. The authors are skilled at communicating the complexities of abnormal psychology, speaking to the concerns of students, and portraying the real human impact of psychological disorders.
With its signature integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment, and remarkably inclusive cross-cultural perspective, this textbook is widely adopted on abnormal psychology courses and shows students where the study and treatment of psychological disorders stand today.
The book can be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.

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Eye-catching infographics that provide visual representations of data to help students recognize trends and patterns and make connections between related topics

PsychWatch boxes that explore the effect of culture on mental disorder and treatment
Trending boxes focusing on hot topics that are trending or current in abnormal psychology

MindTech sections that look at the impact of technology on both the diagnosis and manifestation of mental illness in today's world

Interactive case studies (In LaunchPad) - students take on the role of clinical psychologist, engaging with online "clients" to identify psychological disorders (based on DSM-5 criteria) and think critically about diagnosis and treatment options











Enhanced coverage of the biological model throughout the book

Enhanced models sections combining the behavioural and cognitive treatments for  psychological disorders into a coherent and nuanced model

Introduction of the developmental psychopathology perspective throughout the book







Abnormal Psychology in Science and Clinical Practice.- 1. Abnormal Psychology: Past and Present.- 2. Research in Abnormal Psychology.- 3. Models of Abnormality.- 4. Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment.- Problems of Anxiety and Mood.- 5. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
6. Disorders of Trauma and Stress.- 7. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders.- 8. Treatments for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders.- 9. Suicide.- Problems of the Mind and Body.- 10. Disorders Featuring Somatic Symptoms.- 11. Eating Disorders.- 12. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders.- 13. Disorders of Sex and Gender.- 14. Schizophrenia.- 15. Treatments for Schizophrenia and Other Severe Mental Disorders.- Life-Span Problems.- 16. Personality Disorders.- 17. Disorders Common Among Children and Adolescents.- 18. Disorders of Aging and Cognition.- Conclusion.- 19. Law, Society, and the Mental Health Profession.
This textbook is available with LaunchPad. Within LaunchPad, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help you achieve success in your course.  

This LaunchPad includes:
  • An e-Book integrating the text with an assortment of media-powered learning tools
  • Clinical Choices interactive case studies where students simulate the thought process of a clinician by evaluating a virtual “client’s” symptoms, gathering information about the client’s life situation, determining a diagnosis, and formulating a treatment plan
  • Flashcards for every key term that students can view in different modes, including quiz mode to test themselves
  • LearningCurve’s game-like adaptive quizzing to consolidate learning in every chapter of the text
  • Research exercises where students answer questions based on articles or studies on the web
  • Video activities where students view videos about real life scenarios and test their understanding with a quiz
  • Videos offering 132 clips that depict disorders, show historical footage, and illustrate clinical topics, pathologies, treatments, experiments, and dilemmas
  • Practice Quizzes offering pre-built quizzes which students can take multiple times and receive randomized questions on the same topic
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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. 

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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. 

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