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MindTap Psychology for Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach 8th Edition

David H. Barlow, V. Mark Durand, Stefan G. Hofmann

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Overview

MindTap® Psychology for Barlow/Durand/Hofmann’s Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. When you use MindTap, stellar student assessment content – including Section quizzes and Chapter Tests – are at your fingertips. The right content and a unique set of tools curated specifically for your course is all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. Build and personalize your course, focusing on the most relevant aspects of psychopathology, including causes, treatments, influence, DSM criteria, research and more, while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

David H. Barlow, Boston University

David H. Barlow is an internationally recognized expert and leader in clinical psychology, having pioneered many treatments and investigations in anxiety and mood disorders. Currently Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at Boston University, Dr. Barlow is also founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, one of the largest research clinics of its kind in the world. Previously, he was Distinguished Professor at State University of New York at Albany. From 1975 to 1979, he was Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Brown University, where he also founded the clinical psychology internship program. From 1969 to 1975, he was Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he founded the Medical School psychology residency program. Dr. Barlow received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, his M.A. from Boston College, and his Ph.D. from the University of Vermont. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement award from the American Psychological Association as well as the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, which honors individuals for their lifetime of significant intellectual achievements in applied psychological research.

V. Mark Durand, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

V. Mark Durand is known worldwide as an authority in the area of autism spectrum disorders. He is a Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where he was the founding Dean of Arts and Sciences and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Dr. Durand is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and has received over $4 million in federal funding to study the behavior problems in children with disabilities. Previously he served in a variety of leadership positions at the University at Albany, including founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. (all in psychology) at the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook. Dr. Durand received the University Award for Excellence in Teaching at SUNY Albany in 1991, and the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in 2007. Currently a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Autism Society of America, he is the co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions and has written 10 books as well as over 100 publications on functional communication, educational programming, and behavior therapy. Dr. Durand developed a unique treatment for severe behavior problems that is used worldwide. Most recently he developed an innovative approach (Optimistic Parenting) to help families work with their challenging children. He was named a 2014 Princeton Lecture Series Fellow and received the 2015 Jacobson Award for Critical Thinking from the American Psychological Association for his body of work in the field of autism spectrum disorder.

Stefan G. Hofmann, Boston University

Stefan G. Hofmann is a Professor of Psychology at Boston University, where he directs the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory. Born and raised in Germany, he moved to the United States in 1991. After studying psychophysiology at Stanford University, he moved to the State University of New York (SUNY) Albany to join Dr. Barlow's research team, and then to Boston University in 1996. He has an actively funded research program studying various aspects of emotional disorders with a particular emphasis on anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, and neuroscience. Dr. Hofmann has published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 books. He has been identified as a Highly Cited Researcher. Dr. Hofmann was president of many professional organizations and has won many prestigious professional awards, including the Aaron T. Beck Award for Significant and Enduring Contributions to the Field of Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He was also an advisor to the DSM-5 Development Process.
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LEARNING PATH:

START each chapter by completing the Fact or Fiction exercise to distinguish myth from reality.

Read the Chapter e-book, and complete the quiz proceeding each section to test student comprehension.

Profiles in Psychopathology allow students to delve deeper into mental disorders by exploring the real experiences of people with various mental disorders (Chapters 5 through 15). Profiles in Psychopathology presents the human side of disorders, through the lens of history, celebrity profiles, and everyday people.

The Continuum Video Project and Aplia feature video case studies to further help students focus on the specific aspects of mental disorders and the real people with those disorders.

Abnormal Psychology Concept Clips present helpful animations to reinforce important topics, definitions, and issues about psychopathology.

Chapter Tests conclude each chapter, and help confirm students understand the readings and activities completed for every chapter.

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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online Test Bank

ISBN: 9781337288286
Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions -- most with answers and page references for each chapter of the text.

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