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Understanding Abnormal Behavior 11th Edition

David Sue | Derald Wing Sue | Stanley Sue | Diane M. Sue

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UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition, offers balanced coverage of psychopathology theories, research, and clinical implications. Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and recent research, this product integrates the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders to explain how four factors interact to cause mental disorders. A stronger focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural, and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors connect topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of relevance to college students.

David Sue, Western Washington University

David Sue is professor emeritus of psychology at Western Washington University, where he is an associate of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and the Mental Health Counseling Program. He and his wife co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY and he is co-author of COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. His research interests revolve around multicultural issues in individual and group counseling.

Derald Wing Sue, Teacher’s College, Columbia College

Derald Wing Sue is professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has written extensively in the field of counseling psychology and multicultural counseling/therapy and is co-author of a bestselling book, COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. Dr. Sue has served as president of the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues and has received numerous awards for teaching and service. He received his doctorate from the University of Oregon.

Stanley Sue, University of California, Davis

Stanley Sue is professor of psychology and director of the Center for Excellence in Diversity at Palo Alto University. From 1971 to 1981, he was assistant and associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington; Professor of Psychology, UCLA (1981-1996); and professor of psychology at UC Davis (1996-2010 and now emeritus distinguished professor). Dr. Sue served as the 2010 president of the Western Psychological Association.

Diane M. Sue, Private Practice

Diane M. Sue received her Ed.S.in School Psychology and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has worked as a school psychologist and counselor, as well as with adults needing specialized care for mental illness and neurocognitive disorders. She taught courses at Western Washington University as an adjunct faculty member. She received the Washington State School Psychologist of the Year Award, the Western Washington University College of Education Professional Excellence Award and co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY. Her areas of expertise include child and adolescent psychology, neuropsychology, and interventions with ethnic minority children and adolescents.

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  • The Multi-Path Model of Mental Disorders provides an organizational framework for understanding the four factors (biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural) that interact to cause mental disorders, the complexity of their interacting components, and the need to view disorders from a holistic framework. An Implications section at the end of each chapter synthesizes the implications of the multipath perspective.
  • New and engaging case studies begin and appear throughout each chapter to humanize mental health and mental disorders. Many cases are taken from journal articles and actual clinical files.
  • Streamlined Disorder Charts provide snapshots of disorders in an easy-to-read format.
  • Did You Know? boxes in the margins capture students' interest by providing fascinating highlights of research-based information.
  • Controversy boxes, with critical-thinking questions for students to consider, address contentious issues that have wide implications for society. These boxes evoke alternative views, provoke discussion, and draw students into issues that help them better explore the wider meaning of abnormal behavior.
  • Critical-Thinking boxes provide factual evidence and thought-provoking questions that raise key issues in research, examine widely held assumptions about abnormal behavior, and challenge students' understanding of the text material.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Abnormal Behavior.
2. Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders.
3. Assessment and Classification of Mental Disorders.
4. Research Methods for Studying Mental Disorders.
5. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.
6. Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders.
7. Somatic Symptom, Related, and Dissociative Disorders.
8. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders.
9. Suicide.
10. Eating Disorders.
11. Substance-Related and Other Addictive Disorders.
12. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders.
13. Neurocognitive and Sleep-Wake Disorders.
14. Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilic Disorders.
15. Personality Psychopathology.
16. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence.
17. Law and Ethics in Abnormal Psychology.

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