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Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 4th Edition

Edited by James E. Maddux, Barbara A. Winstead

© 2016 – Routledge

498 pages | 17 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Thinking about Psychopathology 1. Conceptions of Psychopathology: A Social Constructionist Perspective James E. Maddux, Jennifer T. Gosselin, and Barbara A. Winstead 2. Developmental Psychopathology: Basic Principles Janince Zeman and Cynthia Suveg 3. Psychopathology: A Neurobiological Perspective Molly Nikolas, Kristian Markon, and Daniel Tranel 4. Cultural Dimensions of Psychopathology: The Social World’s Impact on Mental Disorders Steven R. López and Peter J. Guarnaccia 5. The Role of Gender, Race, and Class in Psychopathology Barbara A. Winstead and Janis Sanchez 6. Classification and Diagnosis: Historical Development and Contemporary Issues Thomas A. Widiger 7. Psychological Assessment and Clinical Judgment Howard N. Garb, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A. Fowler 8. Psychotherapy Research Rebecca E. Stewart and Dianne L. Chambless Part II: Common Problems of Adulthood 9. Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders S. Lloyd Williams 10. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders Lori Zoellner, Belinda Graham, and Michele Bedard-Gilligan 11. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders Lauren Alloy, Denise LaBelle, Elaine Boland, Kim Goldstein, Abigail Jenkins, Benjamin Shapero, Shimrit Black, and Olga Obraztsova 12. Personality Disorders Cristina Crego and Thomas A. Widiger 13. Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilic Disorders Jennifer T. Gosselin 14. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Keith Klostermann and Michelle L. Kelley 15. Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders Michael J. Zvolensky, Georg H. Eifert, and Lorra Garey 16. Dissociative Disorders Steven Jay Lynn 17. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Vijay Mittal, Andrea Pelletier-Baldelli, Hanan Trotman, Lisa Kestler, Annie Bollini, and Elaine Walker 18. Mental Health and Aging Amy Fiske et al. Part III: Common Problems of Childhood and Adolescence19. Externalizing Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence Eva R. Kimonis and Paul J. Frick 20. Internalizing Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence Janay B. Sander and Thomas H. Ollendick 21. Autism Spectrum Disorders Susan W. White and Caitlin M. Conner 22.Learning Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence Rebecca S. Martinez et al. 23. Eating Disorders Traci McFarlane et al. 24. Gender Dysphoria Jennifer T. Gosselin

About the Editors

James. E. Maddux, PhD, is University Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s Divisions of General, Clinical, and Health Psychology and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.

Barbara A. Winstead, PhD, is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University and in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology (Norfolk, VA).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General