Authored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema and Neil A. Rector, who teaches at the University of Toronto in addition to directing the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, this text blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. The Canadian edition brings a focus on Canadian research and culture, while capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives. Abnormal Psychology imparts a true enthusiasm for and appreciation of scientific investigation. The authors' scientific and caring approach, combined with strong study tools, has won accolades from instructors and students alike..
About the Authors:
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema is a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema has won numerous awards for her research on depression, including the David Shakow Early Career Award from the American Psychology Association, the Leadership Award from the Committee on Women of the American Psychological Association, and Research Career Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Recent books by Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema include Women Who Think Too Much (2003), Coping with Loss (1999), and Depression in Children and Adolescents (in press). Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema has taught Abnormal Psychology at the University of Michigan and at Stanford University, and has won multiple awards for her teaching. She currently carries on an active program of research on psychosocial factors in depression.
Neil A. Rector is at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.