Abnormal Psychology Discussion
abnormal psychology is a ground breaking text on psychology, science and human understanding. The readers of the book will get a good understanding in the classic research of abnormal psychology. The book involves various research results, theories, treatment details and numerous controversies in abnormal psychology. The information, controversies and theories are arranged in a balanced manner. abnormal psychology also speaks about psychology (psychopathology (general), mental illness (mental illness), psychology: psychopathology (general) (psychology, pathological). The theories given in this book is a perfect blend of science and humanity.
The notable chapters of the book include chapter 1: looking at abnormality. This chapter contains the details of the amount of abnormality that is associated with each and every type psychological disorder. Chapter 4: assessing and diagnosing abnormality. Chapter 5: treatments for abnormality, chapter 6: anxiety disorders: panic, phobias, and generalized anxiety, chapter 11: schizophrenia, chapter 13: childhood disorders chapter 15: eating disorders, and chapter 16: sexual disorders and gender identity disorder. Each and every chapter speaks about different aspects and its influence towards each kind of disorder. For example, the thirteenth chapter of the book speaks about the psychology disorders people encounter at the early periods of their life. The sixteenth chapter of the book speaks about the influence of gender and sex related chaos in the psychological balance of a human being. The sixth chapter of this psychology text says about different kinds of human fears, worries, anxieties and their influence towards human mental balance.
The fourth and fifth chapter of abnormal psychology also includes recent biological and psychosocial research along with the treatment alternatives. The organization of the text makes the reader appreciate the complicated set of information in scientific investigation. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema has maintained a scientific and caring approach, excellent study tools, and received much appreciation from instructors and students for the work. The biological information given in book is quite clear to students and the topics of empirical research and diversity are perfectly defined. The fourth edition of abnormal psychology includes various integrative bio-psycho-social types of mental disorders. Each and every chapter depicts different types of psychological disorders. All types of psychological disorders are discussed and illustrated in the book. Each chapter has a “Chapter Integration” portion where the integrative approach to each of the disorders are discussed and illustrated in detail.
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema the author of abnormal psychology is an eminent teacher and famous researcher. The author has done a good research with a sympathetic and loving view for people having mental disorders. The book has included even recent advances in the field of treatment of psychopathology. It also includes the original experiences of people having mental disorders, their sufferings, agonies and feelings. abnormal psychology illustrates research details and information in a teachable way that gives hope to people who are suffering with mental illness.