Abnormal Psychology in S Changing World Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205962303
Format: PDF, ePub
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Puts a human face on the study of Abnormal Psychology,now with DSM-5 coverage throughout. Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, 9/e uses first-person narratives from people struggling with psychological disorders as a pedagogical framework. Updated to reflect the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), the authors endeavor to bring research developments and advancements in abnormal psychology to students. Through illustrative case examples drawn from the authors' own experiences, they recognize there is a human dimension to the study of abnormal psychology. The 9th edition includes coverage of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), with updated text references and examples throughout. MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Nevid / Rathus / Greene program. Key learning applications include MyPsychLab video series with new virtual case studies. Teaching & Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Explore Theory — Integrating Theoretical Perspectives —The authors examine the many different theoretical perspectives that inform contemporary understanding of abnormal psychology and help students integrate these diverse viewpoints in the Tying it Togetherfeature. Improve Critical Thinking — Controversies in Abnormal Psychology— Spotlighting controversies encourages students to think critically about these important issues and examine different points of view. The Controversies in Abnormal Psychology feature includes several critical thinking questions that challenge students to think further about the issues discussed in the text. Understand Diversity — Integrating Diversity — The authors examine abnormal behavior patterns in relation to factors of diversity such as ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Students need to understand how issues of diversity affect the conceptualization of abnormal behavior as well as the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders. Engage Students — A Closer Look— Provides opportunities for further exploration of selected topics that reflect contemporary issues and concerns. Many of these enable students to apply information in the text to their own lives. Support Instructors — A full set of supplements, including MyPsychLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class – all at a fraction of the bound book price.

Engaging Theories in Family Communication

Author: Dawn O. Braithwaite
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351790676
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing on theories originating both within the communication discipline and in allied disciplines. Contributors write in their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an exceptional resource for scholars and students alike, who seek to understand theories spanning myriad topics, perspectives, and approaches. Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying family communication, this text is also relevant for scholars and students of personal relationships, interpersonal communication, and family studies. This second edition includes 16 new theories and an updated study of the state of family communication. Each chapter follows a common pattern for easy comparison between theories.

Psychology Concepts Connections Brief Version

Author: Spencer A. Rathus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133712878
Format: PDF, ePub
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The theme of this book is applying theories and research to learning and to contemporary life. In every chapter of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, BRIEF VERSION, Spencer Rathus CONNECTS psychology to the real world and students' interests, to the field's latest topics and research, to great new multimedia tools, to innovative resources for teaching and learning, and to the proven PQ4R active learning approach. Rathus' warm and engaging writing style explains the fundamentals in ways that students can understand, and then goes a step further to show how those fundamentals relate to students' daily lives. Through Video Connections, Power Visuals, an Author Blog, and interactive pedagogy tied from the text to the book companion web site, this edition provides students with seamless integration of text and technology that will help them study efficiently and effectively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Psychology Concepts and Connections

Author: Spencer Rathus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 111134485X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Rich in reader-friendly features and up-to-the-minute research, Spencer Rathus’ Tenth Edition of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, MEDIA & RESEARCH UPDATE EDITION makes your students’ introduction to psychology a meaningful, personal experience. Rathus connects the core concepts of psychology to the events and issues students encounter every day. The book explains classic theories and the latest discoveries in a clear, accessible style intended to reach out to students-without sacrificing Rathus’ commitment to showing psychology as the rigorous science that it is. Throughout the text, you’ll find an emphasis on diversity and expanded coverage of the evolutionary perspective, plus numerous references to the timeliest research available. And, the text’s proven active learning system, PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, and Recite), incorporated into every chapter, seamlessly integrates reading and studying. In addition, Rathus’ text features the most integrated multi-platform media package available, the full Web site that features Self-Study Assessments, Video Connections, Mobile Media and interactive versions of features from the text-all tightly connected to the text itself to give students the a powerful, comprehensive introduction to psychology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology

Author: Ronald J. Comer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429282541
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ron Comer's Abnormal Psychology continues to captivate students with its integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment, its inclusive wide-ranging cross-cultural perspective, and its compassionate emphasis on the real impact of mental illness on the lives of patients and their families. Long acclaimed for being well attuned to the evolution of the field and changes in the classroom, Comer's bestselling text returns in a timely new edition, fully updated in anticipation of the DSM-5, and enhanced by powerful new media tools.

Human Sexuality in a Changing World

Author: Spencer A. Rathus
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134547764
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For survey courses in Human Sexuality A contemporary overview of human sexuality that fosters personal reflection and critical thinking Human Sexuality in a Changing World provides a clear overview of this diverse field, aimed at helping students see the effects of both biology and culture upon human sexuality. In order to foster a more personal and impactful learning experience, authors Spencer Rathus, Jeffrey Nevid, and Lois Fichner-Rathus encourage students to reflect upon their own beliefs and experiences as they proceed through the text. In addition to the latest research, the Tenth Edition has been updated with new content on the ways in which the Internet and digital devices have impacted sexuality in many contemporary societies. Human Sexuality in a Changing World, Tenth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior Pearson New International Edition

Author: Robert G. Meyer
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292054433
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contemporary Cases for Students Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior brings the field of abnormal psychology to life with its rare combination of readability, humor, and strong scholarship. This rich collection of case studies integrates contemporary and recognizable classic cases to illustrate a wide range of clinical and legal issues. To enable students to more fully understand the nature of the disorder, each case contains the full background material relevant to etiological, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations. Significant family and social history data are also presented in order to give students a clear picture of how specific behavior patterns were generated and maintained. Teaching & Learning Experience Improve Critical Thinking — Quotes and anecdotes stimulate critical thinking and can be used by instructors to jumpstart classroom discussion. Engage Students — A wide range of highly recognizable and interesting case studies help students see the real-life relevance of psychological disorders. Explore Research — The most up-to-date DSM-IV-TR materials are incorporated into the text; all major DSM disorders are covered. Support Instructors - Package with any Pearson Abnormal Psychology book for $5

Abnormal Psychology

Author: Gerald C. Davison
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Now in its Ninth Edition, Abnormal Psychology gives students the opportunity to explore the latest theories and research in our ever-changing search for answers to the complex questions of psychopathology. The authors invite students to search for clues, follow-up on hunches, evaluate evidence, and participate in a process of discovery as they sift through the evidence on the origins of psychopathology and the effectiveness of specific interventions. In the new edition, Davison and Neale welcome new coauthor Ann Kring (University of California, Berkeley), who brings her interest and expertise in emotion and psychopathology, as well as an emphasis on gender, ethnicity, and culture. In addition, new pedagogy and a more open layout make the book more accessible to all students.

Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience

Author: Neil R. Carlson
Publisher: Pearson Educacion
ISBN: 9780205946143
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Helps apply the research findings of behavioral neuroscience to daily life. " The ninth edition of "Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience" offers a concise introduction to behavioral neuroscience. The text incorporates the latest studies and research in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology. The theme of strategies of learning helps readers apply these research findings to daily life. "Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience "is an ideal choice for the instructor who wants a concise text with a good balance of human and animal studies. MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Carlson program. Key learning applications include the MyPsychLab Brain. Teaching & Learning Experience "Personalize Learning"" "MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance."Improve Critical Thinking"" "Each chapter begins with a list of Learning Objectives that also serve as the framework for the Study Guide that accompanies this text. "Engage Students"" "An Interim Summary follows each major section of the book. The summaries provide useful reviews and also break each chapter into manageable chunks. "Explore Theory/Research"" "APS Reader, "Current Directions in Biopsychology" in MyPsychLab "Support Instructors"" " A full set of supplements, including MyPsychLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. 0205962092 / 9780205962099 Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience Plus NEW MyPsychLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206514 / 9780205206513 NEW MyPsychLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205940242 / 9780205940240 Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience