Contemporary. Current. Complete. Thoroughly integrating DSM-5, this text offers the most current coverage of abnormal psychology available!
Abnormal Psychology: Neuroscience Perspectives on Human Behavior and Experience, by William (Bill) J. Ray, is a fresh and innovative text that teaches students that abnormal psychology is a rapidly evolving science.?? Evolutionary, biological, neurological, psychological, social, socio-cultural, and political perspectives are explored for a complete view of the field with an eye toward critical thinking and evaluation. Thoroughly integrating DSM-5, this text offers the most current coverage of abnormal psychology available. The texta??s multi-level perspective ranges from culture to genetics, helping students move beyond simple nature/nurture perspectives to new ways of considering psychological disorders based on current interdisciplinary research. First-person accounts and case studies help readers better understand the experiences of a person with a psychological disorder while demonstrating their ability to live full, productive lives. Abundant illustrations and a terrific resource package ensure student engagement and success.