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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205037445ISBN-10 0205037445
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205037437ISBN-13 9780205037438
Author(s): Thomas F. Oltmanns; Robert E. Emery
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 672
Description

It's not about them, it's about all of us.

With a focus on critical thinking, Oltmanns and Emery prepare students for the DSM-V and beyond by addressing key issues and concepts that will remain, even as diagnostic criteria change.

In Abnormal Psychology, 7th edition Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. The authors emphasize that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.

Teaching & Learning Experience

Improve Critical Thinking – With a focus on critical thinking students are encouraged to be “inquiring skeptics.”

  • Engage Students – “Speaking Out” video series and case studies woven throughout each chapter engage students in the science and the practice of abnormal psychology.

  • Explore Research – Detailed coverage of research methods and treatment is presented in every chapter; treatment is also covered in a standalone chapter.

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