Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis
Deborah C. Beidel
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Proven Classic Updated to Reflect the DSM-5
The accessible format, overview chapters on broader issues—such as interviewing—that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students to examine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied.
Updated to reflect the latest neurobiological advancements in psychopathology, this edition follows the same proven chapter structure for the disorder chapters of previous editions to facilitate readers' understanding and learning. Updates include topics such as:
- The new Schizophrenic Spectrum designation and other psychotic disorders
- The revised approach to eating disorders
- An alternative DSM-5 Model for personality disorders
- Conditions considered unsettled in the latest update
Encompassing the most current research in the field, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Seventh Edition provides a thorough introduction to our current conceptualization of psychopathology and its application in clinical practice, including dimensional and categorical classifications.
Chapter 2: The Problem of Dual Diagnosis; Chapter 3: Structured and Semistructured Interviews for Differential Diagnosis: Fundamentals, Applications, and Features; and Chapter 4: Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture on the Expression and Assessment of Psychopathology. Part II on Specific Disorders includes 16 chapters that cover many of the diagnostic entities and problems seen in daily clinical work by our colleagues in hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Approximately 30% of the
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