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Psychopathology
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Psychopathology

Fourth Edition


November 2023 | 792 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In Psychopathology, Fourth Edition, best-selling author William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, this book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Ray focuses on unifying and integrating the biopsychosocial understandings of human behavior within a broader consideration of human culture and language as it applies to psychopathology.

 
Chapter 1: An Overview of Psychopathology and Changing Conceptualizations of Mental Illness
 
Chapter 2: Neuroscience Approaches to Understanding Psychopathology
 
Chapter 3: Research Methods
 
Chapter 4: Assessment and Classification of Psychological Disorders
 
Chapter 5: Childhood and Adolescent-Onset Disorders
 
Chapter 6: Mood Disorders
 
Chapter 7: Stress, Trauma, and PTSD
 
Chapter 8: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
 
Chapter 9: Dissociative Disorders and Somatic Symptom Disorders
 
Chapter 10: Eating Disorders
 
Chapter 11: Sexual Disorders, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender Dysphoria
 
Chapter 12: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
 
Chapter 13: Schizophrenia
 
Chapter 14: Personality Disorders
 
Chapter 15: Neurocognitive Disorders
 
Chapter 16: The Law and Mental Health

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"Clearly written, scholarly, good amount of focus on neuroscience, good charts and diagrams, good focus on the difference between pathology and not pathology throughout."

Anne Richards
Seattle Central College

"I like it a lot. It provides clear scaffolding to help students contextualize the DSM."

Adam Brown
Silberman School for Social Work at Hunter College, City University of New York