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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Deborah C. Beidel (Editor), B. Christopher Frueh (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-38417-5

Apr 2018

896 pages



The definitive resource for psychological diagnosis, updated with the latest research

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis offers comprehensive coverage of psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to aid in understanding diagnosis and psychopathology. Designed to support students of clinical psychology, counseling, nursing, and social work, this invaluable resource merges overviews, case studies, and examination of individual disorders in an accessible format that facilitates easy reference. Broad-reaching issues such as interviewing and cross cultural considerations are discussed in detail for their effect on the clinical presentation of every disorder and case studies illustrate how diagnoses are reached and applied in real-world clinical settings.

Updated to reflect the latest advances in research, this new 8th Edition includes new coverage of personality disorders, a new chapter on the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDOC), new authors for a number of the chapters, and contributions by leaders in the field to provide students with exceptional insight into psychopathology and diagnosis.

  • Get up to date on the latest research based on DSM-5 categorization
  • Easily locate and retain information with a proven chapter structure
  • Examine a new alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders
  • Include cross-cultural considerations throughout investigation and diagnosis

In clarifying DSM-5 classification and diagnostic guidelines while integrating leading-edge research with a case study approach, this book provides the most complete, most up-to-date reference for graduate students and practitioners alike. Thorough coverage of essential topics such as neurological foundations, dual diagnoses, eating disorders, anxiety, gender issues and more provides both theoretical insight as well as practical understanding, making Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis once again a top resource for the field. 

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Contributors      vii

Preface xi

PART I   OVERVIEW          1

1 Mental Disorders as Discrete Clinical Conditions: Dimensional Versus Categorical Classification 3

Thomas A. Widiger and Cristina Crego

2 Promise and Challenges with the Research Domain Criteria Framework               33

Jeffrey S. Bedwell, Christopher C. Spencer, and John P. O’Donnell

3 The Problem of Dual Diagnosis 45

Melanie E. Bennett, Jason Peer, and Anjana Muralidharan

4 Structured and Semistructured Interviews for Differential Diagnosis:

Fundamental Issues, Applications, and Features 105

Vicie Hurst, Deborah C. Beidel, and Daniel L. Segal

5 Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture on the Expression and

Assessment of Psychopathology 131

L. Kevin Chapman, Ryan C. T. DeLapp, and Monnica T. Williams


6 Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 159

Dennis R. Combs, Kim T. Mueser, Sandra Morales, and Cortni Smith

7 Bipolar and Related Disorders 209

Sheri L. Johnson and David J. Miklowitz

8 Depressive Disorders  247

Leilani Feliciano, Brenna N. Renn, and Daniel L. Segal

9 Anxiety Disorders 299

Janet Woodruff-Borden, Angela Lee, and Colette Gramszlo

10 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 359

Sandra M. Neer, Michael A. Gramlich, and Katie A. Ragsdale

11 Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders: Post-traumatic Stress

Disorder, Acute Stress, and Adjustment Disorders 409

Anouk L. Grubaugh

12 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 429

Gordon J. G. Asmundson and Daniel M. LeBouthillier

13 Dissociative Disorders 451

Steven Jay Lynn, Joanna M. Berg, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Harald Merckelbach,

Timo Giesbrecht, Dalena Van-Heugten-Van Der Kloet,

Michelle Accardi-Ravid, Colleen Mundo, and Craig P. Polizzi

14 Feeding and Eating Disorders                497

Cynthia M. Bulik, Lauren Breithaupt, Zeynep Yilmaz, Rachel W. Gow,

Sara E. Trace, Susan C. Kleiman, and Suzanne E. Mazzeo

15 Sleep Disorders 549

Joanne L. Bower and Candice A. Alfano

16 Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilic Disorders 571

Natalie O. Rosen, Lori A. Brotto, and Kenneth J. Zucker

17 Gender Dysphoria 633

Anne A. Lawrence

18 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: Alcohol 669

Eric F. Wagner, Michelle M. Hospital, Mark B. Sobell, and Linda C. Sobell

19 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: Drugs 695

Stacey B. Daughters and Jennifer Y. Yi

20 Neurocognitive Disorders 725

Gerald Goldstein

21 Personality Disorders 757

Christopher Fowler, John M. Oldham, Christopher J. Hopwood,

and Katherine M. Thomas


Author index      799


Subject index     847