General Psychopathology

Author: Karl Jaspers,J. Hoenig,Marian W. Hamilton

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801858154

Category: Psychology

Page: 922

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In 1910, Karl Jaspers wrote a seminal essay on morbid jealousy in which he laid the foundation for the psychopathological phenomenology that through his work and the work of Hans Gruhle and Kurt Schneider, among others, would become the hallmark of the Heidelberg school of psychiatry. In General Psychopathology, his most important contribution to the Heidelberg school, Jaspers critiques the scientific aspirations of psychotherapy, arguing that in the realm of the human, the explanation of behavior through the observation of regularity and patterns in it ( Erklärende Psychologie) must be supplemented by an understanding of the "meaning-relations" experienced by human beings ( Verstehende Psychologie).

Fish's Clinical Psychopathology

Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry

Author: Frank James Fish,Patricia R. Casey,Brendan Kelly

Publisher: RCPsych Publications

ISBN: 9781904671329

Category: Medical

Page: 138

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Fish's Clinical Psychopathology has shaped the psychiatric training and clinical practice of several generations of psychiatrists, but has been out of print for many years. The third edition of this modern classic presents the clinical descriptions and psychopathological insights of Fish to a new generation of students and practitioners. This is an essential text for students of medicine, trainees in psychiatry and practising psychiatrists. It will also be of interest to psychiatric nurses, mental health social workers, clinical psychologists and all readers who value concise descriptions of the symptoms of mental illness and astute accounts of the many and varied manifestations of disordered psychological function. * Completely revised edition of classic text. * New sections on personality disorder, cognitive distortion, defence mechanisms, memory and unusual psychiatric syndromes. * Updated references to contemporary literature.

Risk and Protective Factors in the Development of Psychopathology

Author: Jon Rolf,Dante Cicchetti,Ann S. Masten

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521439725

Category: Medical

Page: 554

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This important volume presents a definitive review of the origins and implications of developmental psychopathology and what has been learned about the phenomenon of psychosocial resilience in diverse populations at risk.

Psychopathology

Author: John Stirling,Jonathan Hellewell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134651317

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

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Psychopathology is a psychologically based account of the major mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety and mood disorders as well as eating disorders.

Psychopathology

Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding

Author: James E. Maddux,Barbara A. Winstead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317697987

Category: Psychology

Page: 506

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The fourth edition of Psychopathology is the most up-to-date text about the etiology and treatment of the most important psychological disorders. Intended for first-year graduate students in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and related programs, this new edition, revised to be consistent with the DSM-5, continues to focus on research and empirically-supported information while also challenging students to think critically. The first part of the book covers the key issues, ideas, and concepts in psychopathology, providing students with a set of conceptual tools that will help them read more thoroughly and critically the second half of the book, which focuses on specific disorders. Each chapter in the second and third sections provides a definition, description, and brief history of the disorder it discusses, and outlines theory and research on etiology and empirically-supported treatments. This edition also features a companion website hosting lecture slides, a testbank, an instructor’s manual, case studies and exercises, and more.

The Psychopathology of Crime

Criminal Behavior as a Clinical Disorder

Author: Adrian Raine

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080571484

Category: Social Science

Page: 377

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This book takes an uncompromising look at how we define psychopathology and makes the argument that criminal behavior can and perhaps should be considered a disorder. Presenting sociological, genetic, neurochemical, brain-imaging, and psychophysiological evidence, it discusses the basis for criminal behavior and suggests, contrary to popular belief, that such behavior may be more biologically determined than previously thought. Presents a new conceptual approach to understanding crime as a disorder Is the most extensive review of biological predispositions to criminal behavior to date Analyzes the familial and extra-familial causes of crime Reviews the predispositions to crime including evolution and genetics, and the neuropsychological, psychophysiological, brain-imaging, neurochemical, and cognitive factors Presents the practical implications of viewing crime as a psychopathology in the contexts of free will, punishment, treatment, and future biosocial research

Psychopathology

History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations

Author: W. Edward Craighead,David J. Miklowitz,Linda W. Craighead

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119221749

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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A modern take on adult disorders, incorporating context, research, and more Psychopathology provides unique, state-of-the-art coverage of adult psychopathology as categorical, evidence-based, and continuously evolving. Comprehensive coverage features a detailed examination of DSM disorders, including description, epidemiology, prevalence, consequences, neurobiological and translational research, treatment, and more, with each chapter written by an experts in the field. Mapped to the DSM-5, each chapter includes clinical case examples that illustrate how psychopathology and assessment influence treatment. This new third edition has been updated to align with the latest thinking on alcohol and substance use disorders, sleep-wake disorders, and personality disorders. Students will delve into the DSM system's limitations and strengths, and they will gain deeper insight into the historical context in which today's diagnoses are made. Advancing research continues to broaden the boundaries of psychopathology beyond traditional lines, revealing its complexity while simultaneously deepening our understanding of these disorders and how to treat them. This book goes beyond DSM descriptions to provide a comprehensive look at the whole disorder, from assessment through treatment and beyond. Review DSM-5 classifications matched with illustrative case examples Learn the neurobiological and genetic factors related to each disorder Understand related behavioral, social, cognitive, and emotional effects Delve into translational research, assessment methodologies, and treatment Contributions from specialists in each disorder provide exceptional insight into all aspects of theory and clinical care. Psychopathology helps students see the whole disorder—and the whole patient.

Origins of Psychopathology

The Phylogenetic and Cultural Basis of Mental Illness

Author: Horacio Fabrega,Horacio Jr. F. Jr

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813530239

Category: Medical

Page: 410

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In Origins of Psychopathology, Horacio Fábrega Jr. employs principles of evolutionary biology to better understand the significance of mental illness. He explores whether what psychiatry has categorized as mental disorders could have existed during earlier phases of human evolution.

Psychopathology

Contemporary Jungian Perspectives

Author: Andrew Samuels

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429918178

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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An outstanding collection of papers written by Jungian analysts from different schools of analytical psychology on various aspects of psychopathology. The subjects covered include: depression, anorexia, schizoid personality, narcissistic personality disorder, mania, psychosis, paranoia, masochism, fetishism, transvestisism, perversion, marital dysfunction, survivor syndrome, and old age.The contributors, who include some of the most creative and distinguished clinicians in the Jungian world today, are: Gustav Dreifuss, Alan Edwards, Michael Fordham, C.T. Frey-Wehrlin, Rosemary Gordon, Judith Hubback, Peer Hultberg, Mario Jacoby, Thomas Kirsch, Rushi Ledermann, Fred Plaut, Joseph Redfearn, Nathan Schwartz-Salant, Eva Seligman, Anthony Storr, Mary Williams and Luigi Zoja.The book is intended to appeal beyond the Jungian community, and the editor's introductory remarks which precede each paper highlight (and where necessary explain) concepts and attitudes which seem special to analytical psychology. In this way, psychoanalytically and eclectically orientated practitioners can make full use of this book.

Gender and Psychopathology

Author: Mary Violette Seeman

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9780880485647

Category: Medical

Page: 402

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Gender and Psychopathology explores the gender differences in psychiatric syndromes in terms of symptoms, courses of illness, epidemiology, and treatment responses. The book addresses the reasons for the differences from many competing and additive points of view by distinguished multidisciplinary contributors. This text includes comprehensive up-to-date DSM-IV categories of illness for the male-female differences in psychiatric disorders. Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, eating disorders, somatoform disorders, sleep disorders, and addictions are among the topics explored. Those interested in specific issues can read particular chapters of interest because each chapter is complete in itself. This is the first book to explore gender differences in psychopathology. Gender and Psychopathology will be informative and useful to students, researchers, and mental health clinicians of all disciplines.

Attachment and Psychopathology

Author: Leslie Atkinson (Ph. D.),Kenneth J. Zucker

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572301917

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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This volume applies attachment theory and methods to extend our understanding and prediction of psychopathology. Studies of such populations as divorced mothers, chronically ill infants, Romanian adoptees, children of mothers with anxiety disorders, and boys with gender identity disorder reveal a variety of clinical implications and highlight issues for attachment theory. Chapters utilize research into a recently discovered form of attachment, the disorganized pattern, as well as new technologies for classifying attachment security beyond infancy. This book should be of interest to practioners, researchers, and students of clinical and developmental psychology, psychiatry, pediatrics, and social work, as well as other professionals concerned with human development.

Psychopathology

The Science of Understanding Deviance

Author: James Daniel Page

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology, Pathological

Page: 510

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Handbook of Personology and Psychopathology

Author: Stephen Strack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047169312X

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

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Personology is the study of human character in all of itscomplexities, covering the range of normal and pathologicalindividuals, from evolutionary development, classification,diagnosis and measurement, to intervention at the individual,family, and societal levels. This volume, sure to become a classicin the field, provides a state-of-the-art overview of the field ofpersonology, including personality theory, taxonomy, andassessment; diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders; andthe interface between normal and abnormal personlity. The breadthand depth of this monumental work and the caliber of itscontributors is unsurpassed. * Many of the leading clinicians and researchers in psychology arecontributors including Otto Kernberg, John Livesley, RobertBornstein, Jeffrey Magnavita, Drew Westen, Irving Weiner, and LornaBenjamin * Represents the culmination of a professional career and acapstone to our publishing program in the area of personality andpsychopathology

Psychopathology and Politics

Author: Harold D. Lasswell

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226469195

Category: Psychology

Page: 339

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First published in 1930, this classic study of personality types remains vital for the understanding of contemporary public figures. Lasswell's pioneering application of the concepts of clinical psychology to the understanding of powerbrokers in politics, business, and even the church offers insights into the careers of leaders as diverse as Adolf Hitler and Richard Nixon.

Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology

Author: Arnold J. Sameroff,Michael Lewis,Suzanne M. Miller

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306462757

Category: Medical

Page: 813

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Developmental psychopathology involves the study and prediction of maladaptive behaviors and processes across time. This new edition of the Handbook furthers the goal of integrating developmental processes into the search for adequate categorical systems for understanding child mental health problems and the trajectories that lead to adult psychopathology. The editors respond to contemporary challenges to place individual behavior in a biological and social context. By including a range of approaches, this volume encompasses the complexity of the growing developmental literature. At the same time, it includes the most recent efforts to produce concise child diagnostic categories. In a thoroughgoing revision of the first edition of this classic text and reference, published by Plenum in 1990, the editors have assembled a distinguished roster of contributors to address such topics as issues and theories; context and mental health; biology and mental illness; disorders of early childhood; disruptive behavior disorders; emotional disorders; control disorders; pervasive developmental disorders; and trauma disorders. Clinicians, researchers, and students in such diverse fields as developmental and clinical psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, and educational and counseling psychology will benefit from the concepts, investigations, and challenges presented in this state-of-the-art compendium.

Development of Psychopathology

A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective

Author: Benjamin L. Hankin,John R.Z. Abela

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452236577

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

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Edited by Benjamin L. Hankin and John R. Z. Abela, Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective brings together the foremost experts conducting groundbreaking research into the major factors shaping psychopathological disorders across the lifespan in order to review and integrate the theoretical and empirical literature in this field. The volume editors build upon two important and established research and clinical traditions: developmental psychopathology frameworks and vulnerability-stress models of psychological disorders.

Psychopathology

From Science to Clinical Practice

Author: Louis Georges Castonguay,Thomas F. Oltmanns

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462528813

Category: Psychology

Page: 447

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This authoritative text gives students and practicing psychotherapists a rich understanding of the connections between psychopathology research and clinical practice. Chapters thoroughly describe the etiology, DSM-5 classification, symptoms and clinical features, course, epidemiology, and associated comorbidities of prevalent psychological disorders. What sets this tightly edited volume apart are insightful discussions of how current empirical findings can inform assessment, case formulation, the therapeutic relationship, and intervention strategies (regardless of theoretical orientation). Each chapter is written collaboratively by leading psychopathology and psychotherapy researchers.

Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology

Author: Paul H. Blaney Ph.D.,Robert F. Krueger Ph.D.,Theodore Millon Ph.D.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199811849

Category: Psychology

Page: 840

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While most abnormal psychology texts seem to aim solely for breadth, the acclaimed Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology aims for depth, with a focus on adult disorders and special attention given to the personality disorders. Now in its third edition, it has established itself as an unparalleled guide for professionals and graduate students alike. Esteemed editors Paul H. Blaney, Robert F. Krueger, and the late Theodore Millon selected the most eminent researchers in abnormal psychology to cover all the major mental disorders, allowing them to discuss notable issues in the various pathologies which are their expertise. This third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology is fully updated according to the DSM-5 and also reflects alternative, emerging perspectives in the field (e.g., the NIMH's Research Domain Criteria Initiative; RDoC). The Textbook exposes readers to exceptional scholarship, a history of psychopathology, the logic of the best approaches to current disorders, and an expert outlook on what researchers and mental health professionals will be facing in the years to come. With extensive coverage of personality disorders and issues related to classification and differential diagnosis, this volume will be exceptionally useful for all mental health workers, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers, and as a textbook focused on understanding psychopathology in depth, as well as a valuable guide for graduate psychology students and psychiatric residents.