Abnormal and Clinical Psychology: An Introductory Textbook

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Contents
Illustrationsxiii
Acknowledgementsxv
PART I
Background and methods ¡
1 Introduction 3
Modern concepts of abnormality 3
Historical overview 5
Somatogenic and psychogenic perspectives 6
Care in the community 7
Issues of diagnosis 8
The medical model 8
Alternatives to the medical model 13
The aetiology of mental health problems 18
Genetic models 18
Biological models 21
Psychological models 21
Socio-cultural models 23
Systemic models 25
Biopsychosocial models 26
Diathesis-stress model 26
Chapter summary 27
For discussion 27
Further reading 28
2 The psychological perspective 29
The psychoanalytic approach 29
Freud 29
Freud's contemporaries and descendants 33

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Acknowledgements xv
  • Part I - Background and Methods 1
  • 1: Introduction 3
  • 2: The Psychological Perspective 29
  • 3: Biological Explanations and Treatments 62
  • 4: Beyond the Individual 86
  • Part II - Specific Issues 111
  • 5: Somatoform Disorders 113
  • 6: Schizophrenia 141
  • 7: Anxiety Disorders 170
  • 8: Mood Disorders 205
  • 9: Trauma-Related Conditions 233
  • 10: Sexual Disorders 262
  • 11: Personality Disorders 289
  • 12: Eating Disorders 318
  • 13: Developmental Disorders 341
  • 14: Neurological Disorders 370
  • 15: Addictions 392
  • Glossary 421
  • References 427
  • Index 485
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