Abnormal Psychology, 13th Edition

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Abnormal Psychology, 13th Edition

By Ann M. Kring, Sheri L. Johnson, Gerald C. Davison, John M. Neale

For nearly four decades, Abnormal Psychology, 13th Edition has been a trusted resource for instructors and students. Known for its comprehensive coverage of current research, theory and treatment, Kring’s Abnormal Psychology, 13th Edition has long been praised for its multiple paradigm approach and coverage of cutting-edge research and theory which are central to the discipline.

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ANN M. KRING is Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley where she is also the Director of the Clinical Science Program and Psychology Clinic. She received a B.S. from Ball State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her internship in clinical psychology was completed at Bellevue Hospital and Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, in New York. Before moving to Berkeley, she was on the psychology faculty at Vanderbilt University (1991-1998). At both Vanderbilt and UC Berkeley, she has taught a course in abnormal psychology every year. She received a Distinguished Teaching Award from UC Berkeley in 2008. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Emotion, Applied and Preventive Psychology, and Psychological Science in the Public Interest, and was formerly an Associate Editor for Cognition and Emotion. She is currently a member of the Executive Board for the Society for Research in Psychopathology.

SHERI L. JOHNSON received her B.A. from Salem College in 1982 and her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992. She completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University, and she was a clinical assistant professor at Brown from 1993-1995. From 1995 through 2008, she taught in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. In 2008, she became a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She regularly teaches courses on abnormal psychology at undergraduate and graduate levels. In 2001 and 2005, she received the Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching from the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami.

GERALD C. DAVISON is Dean of the USC Davis School of Gerontology and Executive Director of the Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern California. He is holder of the William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair and is Professor of Gerontology and Psychology. Previously, he was Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at USC and served also as Director of Clinical Training. Prior to moving to USC, he was on the psychology faculty at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a Charter Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and a member of the Gerontological Society of America. During 2006, he served as President of the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association) and as Chair of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology. He earned his B.A. from Harvard in Social Relations and his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford.

JOHN M. NEALE is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he regularly taught the undergraduate course in abnormal psychology. He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. His internship in clinical psychology was as a Fellow in Medical Psychology at the Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute. In 1975, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, England. In 1974, he won the American Psychological Association’s Early Career Award for his research on cognitive processes in schizophrenia. In 1991, he won a Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology. He has been on the editorial boards of several journals and has been Associate Editor of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Besides his numerous articles in professional journals, he has published books on the effects of televised violence on children, research methodology, schizophrenia, case studies in abnormal psychology, and psychological influences on health. Schizophrenia was a major focus of his research, and he also conducted research on the influence of stress on health.

Chapter 1: Introduction and Historical Overview
Chapter 2: Current Paradigms in Psychopathology
Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Assessment
Chapter 4: Research Methods in Psychopathology
Chapter 5: Mood Disorders
Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 7: Obsessive-Compulsive Related and Trauma-Related Disorders
Chapter 8: Dissociative Disorders and Somatic Symptom Disorders
Chapter 9: Schizophrenia
Chapter 10: Substance Use Disorders
Chapter 11: Eating Disorders
Chapter 12: Sexual Disorders
Chapter 13: Disorders of Childhood
Chapter 14: Late Life and Neurocognitive Disorders
Chapter 15: Personality and Personality Disorders
Chapter 16: Legal and Ethical Issues

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