Abnormal Psychology, 5th Canadian Edition will provide your students with the most up-to-date, relevant and reliable content available in an abnormal psychology undergraduate textbook. Professors can trust that with Davison 5e their students have the most comprehensive and accurate content and research coverage available in a textbook providing them the foundation they need to succeed in their Canadian psychology studies.
Based upon reviewer feedback, sections of the text have been updated extensively to incorporate numerous new research developments, and many new cases have been added to illustrate specific disorders. The text fully integrates changes to the DSM-5 and places a stronger emphasis on tying themes to emerging research findings. Over 900 new international and Canadian references have been added to this edition.
Table of Contents:
Introduction: Definitional And Historical Considerations, And Canada’s Mental Health System
Current Paradigms and Integrative Approaches
Classification and Diagnosis
Research Methods In The Study of Abnormal Behaviour
Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Somatic Symptom Disorders and Dissociative Disorders
Mood Disorders and Suicide
Psychophysiological Disorders and Health Psychology
Sexual Disorders and Gender Dysphoria
Disorders of Childhood
Aging and Issues in Psychological Disorders
Outcomes And Issues In Psychological Intervention
Legal and Ethical Issues
New To This Edition
Fully integrated DSM-5 content. We have worked to identify critical areas that will affect the organization of our text. For a full list of DSM-5 revisions please ask your Wiley representative.
Student Issues Box is new for this edition. Focuses on university/college students issues
Order of Chapters: 3 (Classification and Diagnosis) and 4 (Clinical Assessment Procedures) are switched in this new edition to better reflect the logical progression of assessment before classification and diagnosis.
References have been updated throughout