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  • Publisher: ‎ McGraw Hill / Australia; 4th edition (15 October 2017)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 640 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1743766629
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1743766620

The fourth edition of the award-winning text, Abnormal Psychology, provides students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the subject. Building on the legacy of previous editions, it provides cutting-edge coverage of core concepts and promotes evidence-based learning and research in the field.

This new edition is closely aligned with the DSM-5 and ICD-10 and includes a separate chapter on gender dysphoria. The numerous examples and case studies from Australia and the Asia–Pacific region will encourage students to consider the real-world application of their studies. Written by a team of locally based, leading experts in their fields, Abnormal Psychology 4e can be relied on for its up-to-date content, and innovative SmartBook technology that adds real value to the learning experience. This is the essential resource for students and instructors alike.

Table of Contents:

Frontmatter
Coverpage
Titlepage
Abnormal Psychology
Dedication
Copyright page
Contents in brief
Contents in full
CHAPTER 1 Conceptual issues in abnormal psychology 1
Marianna Szabó
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 1
CHAPTER 2 Anxiety disorders 41
Peter McEvoy • Maree Abbott
ANXIETY DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 41
CHAPTER 3 Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders 73
Ross G. Menzies
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE AND RELATED DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 73
CHAPTER 4 Trauma- and stressor-related disorders 87
Richard Bryant
TRAUMA- AND STRESSOR-RELATED-DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 87
CHAPTER 5 Depressive disorders 99
Richard O’Kearney
DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 99
CHAPTER 6 Bipolar disorder 125
Philip B. Mitchell • Greg Murray
BIPOLAR DISORDER: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 125
CHAPTER 7 Psychotic disorders 147
John Gleeson • Sarah Bendall
PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 147
CHAPTER 8 Somatic symptom and dissociative disorders 187
David H. Gleaves • David Clarke
SOMATIC SYMPTOM AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 187
CHAPTER 9 Eating disorders 235
Stephen Touyz • Phillipa Hay • Elizabeth Rieger
EATING DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 235
CHAPTER 10 Addictive disorders 281
Alex Blaszczynski • Robert Tait
Addictive DISORDErs: an Australasian focus 281
CHAPTER 11 Sexual and relationship problems 327
Marita McCabe
SEXUAL AND RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 327
CHAPTER 12 Gender dysphoria 369
Ken Pang • Riki Lane • Harjit Bagga
GENDER VARIANCE: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 369
CHAPTER 13 Personality disorders 399
Louise McCutcheon • Carol Hulbert • Martina Jovev • Catharine McNab
PERSONALITY DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 399
CHAPTER 14 Disorders of childhood 443
Alina Morawska • Matthew Sanders
DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 443
CHAPTER 15 Ageing and psychological disorders 491
Nancy A. Pachana
AGEING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 491
CHAPTER 16 Health psychology 537
Phyllis Butow
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN AUSTRALASIAN FOCUS 537
Preface
About the editor
Contributing authors
Acknowledgments
PUBLISHERS
Case matrix
What’s new in this edition?
Text at a glance
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Chapter 1: Conceptual issues in abnormal psychology
Introduction
The definitions of abnormal behaviour and mental disorder
Abnormality
STATISTICAL RARITY
DEVIANCE OR NORM VIOLATION
DISTRESS
DYSFUNCTION
Mental disorder
Perspectives on the classification, causation and treatment of mental disorders
The biological perspective
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
CLASSIFICATION AND CAUSATION FROM THE BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
TREATMENT FROM THE BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
CONTEMPORARY BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Psychological perspectives
The psychoanalytic perspective
KEY CONCEPTS OF PSYCHOANALYSIS
CLASSIFICATION AND CAUSATION FROM THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE
TREATMENT FROM THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE
CONTEMPORARY PSYCHODYNAMIC PERSPECTIVES
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE PSYCHODYNAMIC MODEL
The behavioural perspective
KEY CONCEPTS OF BEHAVIOURISM
CLASSIFICATION AND CAUSATION FROM THE BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVE
TREATMENT FROM THE BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVE
CONTEMPORARY BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVES
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVE
The cognitive perspective
TREATMENT FROM THE COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE
The cognitive-behavioural perspective
TREATMENT FROM THE COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVE
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOURAL PERSPECTIVE
The humanistic perspective
KEY CONCEPTS OF THE HUMANISTIC APPROACH
CLASSIFICATION AND CAUSATION FROM A HUMANISTIC PERSPECTIVE
TREATMENT FROM A HUMANISTIC PERSPECTIVE
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE HUMANISTIC PERSPECTIVE
The sociocultural perspective
An integrative approach
The classification and diagnosis of mental disorders
Advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis
ADVANTAGES OF DIAGNOSIS
DISADVANTAGES OF DIAGNOSIS
The development of the DSM system of classification and diagnosis
THE EARLY YEARS: DSM-I (1952) AND DSM-II (1968)
LIMITATIONS OF THE DSM-I and DSM-II
THE NEO-KRAEPELINIAN APPROACH: DSM-III (1980) AND ITS SUCCESSORS
THE VALIDITY OF THE CURRENT DSM CLASSIFICATION OF DISORDERS
DSM-5 AND BEYOND: ALTERNATIVES TO THE CURRENT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 2: Anxiety Disorders
Introduction
Fear and anxiety disorders
The nature of fear and anxiety disorders
Types of anxiety disorders
Specific phobias
The diagnosis of specific phobias
The epidemiology of specific phobias
The aetiology of specific phobias
The treatment of specific phobias
Panic disorder and agoraphobia
The diagnosis of panic disorder and agoraphobia
The epidemiology of panic disorder and agoraphobia
The aetiology of panic disorder and agoraphobia
The treatment of panic disorder and agoraphobia
Social anxiety disorder
The diagnosis of social anxiety disorder
The epidemiology of social anxiety disorder
The aetiology of social anxiety disorder
The treatment of social anxiety disorder
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
The diagnosis of generalised anxiety disorder
The epidemiology of generalised anxiety disorder
The aetiology of generalised anxiety disorder
The Information Processing Model
The Meta-Cognitive Model
The Avoidance Theory of Worry
The Intolerance of Uncertainty Model
The treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
Pharmacological treatments for GAD
Psychological treatments for GAD
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Graduate Spotlight
Chapter 3: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
Introduction
Obsessive-compulsive disorder: diagnosis and presentation
The diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder
The presentation of obsessive-compulsive disorder
The epidemiology & aetiology of OCD
The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder
The aetiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder
The neuropsychological model
The cognitive model
The treatment of OCD
OCD-related disorders
Hoarding disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder
Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder)
Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder
The treatment of OCD-related disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 4: Trauma- and stressor-related disorders
Introduction
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
The prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder
PREVALENCE IN CHILDREN
Risk factors for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder
Cognitive models
Learning accounts
Biological accounts
Avoidance
Treatment
Prevention
Current challenges in treatment and prevention
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 5: Depressive disorder
Introduction
Unipolar depression
Historical approaches to the diagnosis of depression
Current approaches to the diagnosis of depression
The prevalence of depression
The age of onset of depression
The course of depression
Problems associated with depression
SUICIDE
OCCUPATIONAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
ANXIETY DISORDERS
PHYSICAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Biological factors
Environmental factors
Psychological factors
COGNITIVE THEORIES
BEHAVIOURAL THEORIES
PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORIES
Social factors
Protective factors
Pharmacological and physical approaches
Psychological approaches
Relapse prevention
The prevention of depression
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Graduate Spotlight
Chapter 6: Bipolar disorder
Introduction
Historical and current approaches to the diagnosis of bipolar disorder
The history of bipolar disorder
The diagnosis of bipolar disorders
MANIC AND HYPOMANIC EPISODES
THE BIPOLAR DISORDERS
PROBLEMS WITH THE UNDERDIAGNOSIS AND OVERDIAGNOSIS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER
The epidemiology of bipolar disorder
Prevalence, age of onset and course of the disorder
PREVALENCE
AGE OF ONSET
COURSE OF THE DISORDER
Problems associated with bipolar disorder
ANXIETY DISORDERS
SUBSTANCE MISUSE
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COSTS
SUICIDE
LIVING WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER
Bipolar disorder and creativity
The aetiology of bipolar disorder
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
STRESSFUL LIFE EVENTS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
MEASURES OF STATES AND TRAITS RELATED TO BIPOLAR DISORDER
The treatment of bipolar disorder
Pharmacological approaches
Psychological approaches
PSYCHOEDUCATION
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
INTERPERSONAL AND SOCIAL RHYTHM THERAPY
FAMILY INTERVENTIONS
RELAPSE PREVENTION
HOSPITALISATION
NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 7: Psychotic disorders
Introduction
The definition and symptoms of psychosis
Hallucinations
Delusions
Disorganised thinking
Grossly disorganised behaviour
Negative symptoms
The diagnosis of psychotic disorders: core and associated features
Core features
Associated features
DEPRESSION
ANXIETY AND TRAUMA-RELATED PROBLEMS
SUBSTANCE MISUSE
QUALITY OF LIFE
STIGMA AND SOCIAL ISOLATION
Historical and current conceptualisations of psychotic disorders
Historical developments
Ongoing controversies
The epidemiology of psychotic disorders
Prevalence and age of onset
The course of psychotic disorders
THE PREMORBID PHASE
THE PRODROMAL PHASE
THE ACUTE PHASE
THE EARLY RECOVERY PHASE
THE LATE RECOVERY PHASE
ENDURING PSYCHOSIS
The aetiology of psychosis
Vulnerability factors: biological
GENETIC BASIS
GENE–ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
NEUROTRANSMITTERS
BRAIN STRUCTURE
NEUROENDOCRINE FUNCTIONING
Vulnerability factors: psychosocial
Triggering factors
Symptom-specific aetiological factors: hallucinations
Symptom-specific aetiological factors: delusions
Symptom-specific aetiological factors: thought disorder
The treatment of psychotic disorders
Prodromal phase interventions
Acute phase interventions
Interventions to prevent relapse
Interventions for enduring psychosis
The consumer recovery model
Limitations of current treatment approaches
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 8: Somatic and dissociative disorders
Introduction
Somatic symptom and dissociative disorders: definitions and historical approaches
The definition of somatic symptom and dissociative disorders
Historical approaches to somatic symptom and dissociative disorders
Somatic symptom and related disorders
The diagnosis of somatic symptom and related disorders
SOMATIC SYMPTOM DISORDER
ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER
CONVERSION DISORDER
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS AFFECTING OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS
FACTITIOUS DISORDER
The epidemiology of somatic symptom and related disorders
The aetiology of somatic symptom and related disorders
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
TRAUMA AND PERSONALITY FACTORS
COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIOURAL FACTORS
FAMILY, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS
FACTITIOUS DISORDER
The treatment of somatic symptom and related disorders
SOMATIC SYMPTOM DISORDER
ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER
CONVERSION DISORDER
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS AFFECTING OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS
FACTITIOUS DISORDER
Dissociative disorders
The diagnosis of dissociative disorders
DEPERSONALISATION/DEREALISATION DISORDER
DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
The epidemiology of dissociative disorders
DEPERSONALISATION/DEREALISATION DISORDER
DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
The aetiology of dissociative disorders
DEPERSONALISATION/DEREALISATION DISORDER
DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
The treatment of dissociative disorders
DEPERSONALISATION/DEREALISATION DISORDER
DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Graduate Spotlight
Chapter 9: Eating disorders
Introduction
Historical and current approaches to the diagnosis of eating disorders
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Binge eating disorder
Other DSM-5 feeding or eating disorders
Anorexia nervosa
The epidemiology of anorexia nervosa
PREVALENCE
AGE OF ONSET AND COURSE OF THE DISORDER
ASSOCIATED PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL PROBLEMS
The aetiology of anorexia nervosa
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
SOCIAL FACTORS
The treatment of anorexia nervosa
TREATMENT SETTING
MOTIVATIONAL ENHANCEMENT THERAPY (MET)
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (CBT)
FAMILY THERAPY
PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES
TREATMENT FOR SEVERE AND ENDURING ANOREXIA NERVOSA
Bulimia nervosa
The epidemiology of bulimia nervosa
PREVALENCE
AGE OF ONSET AND COURSE OF THE DISORDER
ASSOCIATED MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
The aetiology of bulimia nervosa
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
SOCIAL FACTORS
The treatment of bulimia nervosa
MOTIVATIONAL ENHANCEMENT THERAPY (MET)
SELF-HELP APPROACHES
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (CBT)
INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY (IPT)
PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES
Binge eating disorder
The epidemiology of binge eating disorder
PREVALENCE
AGE OF ONSET AND COURSE OF THE DISORDER
ASSOCIATED MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
The aetiology of binge eating disorder
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
SOCIAL FACTORS
The treatment of binge eating disorder
SELF-HELP APPROACHES
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (CBT)
INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY (IPT)
BEHAVIOURAL WEIGHT LOSS (BWL)
PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES
General topics in eating disorders
Current challenges and controversies
LIMITATIONS OF CURRENT TREATMENT APPROACHES
INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT
MUSCLE DYSMORPHIA AS AN EATING DISORDER
PREVENTION OF EATING DISORDERS
Eating disorder organisations
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 10: Addictive disorders
Introduction
Substance use disorders
The diagnosis of substance use disorders
WITHDRAWAL
The epidemiology of substance use disorders
PREVALENCE
oceania AND east AND south-east asia
AGE OF ONSET AND COURSE
ASSOCIATED PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
ASSOCIATED MEDICAL PROBLEMS
The aetiology of substance use disorders
IMPAIRED CONTROL VERSUS CHOICE THEORIES
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: BEHAVIOURAL THEORIES
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: PERSONALITY THEORIES
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: COGNITIVE THEORIES
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: MOTIVATION
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS
The treatment of substance use disorders
APPROPRIATE THERAPEUTIC GOALS
DETOXIFICATION AND INPATIENT TREATMENT
PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS
MOTIVATIONAL APPROACHES: A FIRST STEP
BRIEF AND EARLY INTERVENTIONS
SKILLS TRAINING APPROACHES
RELAPSE PREVENTION
TECHNOLOGY-BASED INTERVENTIONS
RECOVERY FROM SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Gambling disorder
Types of gamblers
Historical approaches to gambling and problem gambling
The diagnosis of gambling disorder
DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR GAMBLING DISORDER
GAMBLING DISORDER AS AN ADDICTION
The epidemiology of problem gambling
The aetiology of gambling disorder
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: PERSONALITY
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: LEARNING
PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS: COGNITIONS
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS
THE INTEGRATED PATHWAYS MODEL
The treatment of gambling disorder
PSYCHOANALYTIC AND PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACHES
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
BEHAVIOURAL AND COGNITIVE INTERVENTIONS
PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS
THE PUBLIC HEALTH MODEL
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 11: Sexual and relationship problems
Introduction
Sexual problems: sexual dysfunctions
The definition of sexual dysfunction
METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES
SEXUAL DESIRE DISORDERS
ORGASMIC DISORDERS
The conceptualisation of sexual dysfunctions
The aetiology of sexual dysfunction
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL FACTORS
The treatment of sexual dysfunction
BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
INTERNET-BASED TREATMENTS FOR SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION
MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION
MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR FEMALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION
LIMITATIONS OF TREATMENT RESEARCH
Sexual problems: the paraphilic disorders
Historical and current approaches to understanding paraphilias
The diagnosis of paraphilic disorders
EXHIBITIONISTIC DISORDER
FETISHISTIC DISORDER
FROTTEURISTIC DISORDER
PAEDOPHILIC DISORDER
SEXUAL SADISTIC AND SEXUAL MASOCHISTIC DISORDER
TRANSVESTIC DISORDER
VOYEURISTIC DISORDER
The aetiology of paraphilic disorders
The treatment of paraphilic disorders
Relationship problems
Historical and current approaches to understanding relationship problems
The aetiology of relationship problems
INDIVIDUAL FACTORS
RELATIONSHIP DYNAMICS
CONTEXTUAL FACTORS
INTEGRATIVE MODELS
A developmental perspective on relationship problems
The treatment of relationship problems
BEHAVIOURAL AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOURAL COUPLE THERAPY
LIMITATIONS OF CURRENT COUPLE THERAPY
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Graduate Spotlight
Chapter 12: Gender Dysphoria
Introduction
Definition of terms and the diagnosis of gender dysphoria
What is meant by trans and gender diverse (TGD)?
The diagnosis of gender dysphoria
Historical perspective
Current classification
Differential diagnosis
The epidemiology of gender dysphoria
Prevalence
Age of onset and course
Associated psychological and medical problems
The aetiology of gender dysphoria
Gender identity formation: nature versus nurture
Biological influences on gender variance
In utero hormones
Neuroanatomical differences
Genetic influences
Psychosexual theories on gender variance
Sociocultural influences on gender variance
Concluding remarks
Treatment options for gender dysphoria
Guiding principles
Individualise treatment
Avoid harm
Use appropriate language
Be respectful
Sociocultural considerations
Changes in gender expression and role
Psychological therapies
Pharmacological interventions
Current practices to access gender-affirming medical interventions
Reproductive Health
Voice and Communication Therapy
Surgery
Resources
Summary
Key Terms
Review questions
References
Chapter 13: Personality disorders
Introduction
The definition of personality and personality disorder
Personality
Personality disorder
The diagnosis of personality disorder
The Cluster A personality disorders
The Cluster B personality disorders
UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOPATHY
The Cluster C personality disorders
The dimensional approach to personality dysfunction
What is the role of culture in the development of personality disorders?
PERSONALITY DISORDERS ACROSS CULTURES
PERSONALITY DISORDERS WITHIN CULTURES OVER TIME
THE LABELLING EFFECT
The epidemiology of personality disorders
General models of the aetiology and treatment of personality disorders
FACTOR APPROACHES
BECK’S COGNITIVE MODEL
YOUNG’S SCHEMA THERAPY MODEL
LINEHAN’S BIOSOCIAL MODEL AND DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
COGNITIVE ANALYTIC THERAPY
MENTALISATION-BASED TREATMENT
Can the impact of personality disorders be reduced through early-intervention programs?
The aetiology and treatment of specific personality disorders
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER A PERSONALITY DISORDERS: SCHIZOID, SCHIZOTYPAL AND PARANOID PERSONALITY DISORDERS
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER A PERSONALITY DISORDERS: SCHIZOID, SCHIZOTYPAL AND PARANOID PERSONALITY DISORDERS
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: HISTRIONIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS: HISTRIONIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER
AETIOLOGY OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER
TREATMENT OF THE CLUSTER C PERSONALITY DISORDERS: OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 14: Disorders of childhood
Introduction
Psychological and behavioural disorders in children
Myths, realities and research challenges
Historical and current approaches to the understanding and classification of childhood disorders
Neurodevelopmental disorders
The diagnosis and epidemiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
The aetiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
GENETIC CONTRIBUTION
FAMILY AND PARENTING VARIABLES
DIET
PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES
Specific learning disorder
THE DIAGNOSIS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF READING DISORDER
THE AETIOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF READING DISORDER
Autism spectrum disorder
THE DIAGNOSIS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
THE AETIOLOGY OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
THE TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
Intellectual disability
THE DIAGNOSIS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
THE AETIOLOGY OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
THE TREATMENT OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
Externalising disorders
The diagnosis and epidemiology of oppositional defiant disorder
The aetiology of oppositional defiant disorder
BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
PARENTING PRACTICES
INTERACTION BETWEEN PARENT AND CHILD
The diagnosis and epidemiology of conduct disorder
The aetiology of conduct disorder
BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
SOCIAL FACTORS
The treatment and prevention of externalising disorders
PARENTING INTERVENTIONS
ATTACHMENT-BASED APPROACHES TO PARENTING
FAMILY THERAPY
CHILD-FOCUSED APPROACHES
SCHOOL-BASED APPROACHES
COMBINED APPROACHES
Internalising disorders
The diagnosis and epidemiology of separation anxiety disorder
The aetiology of separation anxiety disorder
GENETIC COMPONENT
PARENTING AND PARENTAL ANXIETY
OTHER FAMILY FACTORS
The treatment of separation anxiety disorder
The diagnosis and epidemiology of selective mutism
The aetiology of selective mutism
The treatment of selective mutism
Elimination disorders
The diagnosis and epidemiology of enuresis
The aetiology of enuresis
The treatment of enuresis
The diagnosis and epidemiology of encopresis
The aetiology of encopresis
The treatment of encopresis
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Graduate Spotlight
Chapter 15: Ageing and psychological disorders
Introduction
Ageing
The demographics and epidemiology of ageing
Historical overview of the psychology of ageing
Normal ageing processes: cognitive, emotional and social functioning
COGNITIVE CHANGES WITH INCREASING AGE
EMOTION AND PERSONALITY IN LATER LIFE
SOCIAL CHANGES WITH AGE
Psychological disorders in later life: the dementias
The definition of dementia and neurocognitive disorder
Alzheimer’s disease
Vascular dementia
Other forms of dementia and related disorders
The assessment, treatment and prevention of dementia
EARLY DIAGNOSIS
MEDICATION
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONS
THE ROLE OF CAREGIVERS
PREVENTATIVE APPROACHES
CHALLENGES OF DEMENTIA DETECTION AND TREATMENT FOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE
Psychological disorders in later life: depression and anxiety
Depression
SYMPTOMS
CHARACTERISTICS OF LATE-LIFE DEPRESSION
SUICIDE
TREATMENT
Anxiety disorders
EPIDEMIOLOGY
DIAGNOSIS OF SYMPTOMS
TREATMENTS
Life events associated with later life: retirement, grandparenting, driving cessation and bereavement
Retirement
Grandparenting
Driving cessation
Bereavement
Positive or successful ageing
Ageing organisations and resources in Australia and New Zealand
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Chapter 16: Health psychology
Introduction
The definition of health and health behaviour
Models of health behaviour
The health belief model
Protection motivation theory
The theory of reasoned action and the theory of planned behaviour
The stages of change model
Self-regulation theory
HEALTH ACTION PROCESS APPROACH
Interventions based on health behaviour models
THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL
THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOUR
THE STAGES OF CHANGE MODEL
SELF-REGULATION THEORY
MOVING BEYOND A ‘ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL’ APPROACH
The relationship between stress and disease
Definitions of stress
EXTERNAL EVENTS APPROACH
STRESS AS A PHYSICAL OR BIOLOGICAL REACTION
PSYCHOLOGICAL STATE
Evidence of the impact of stress on health
STRESS AND CANCER
STRESS AND HEART DISEASE
STRESS AND IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
STRESS AND OVERALL MORTALITY
STRESS AND BURNOUT IN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
IN SUMMARY
Communicating with patients about health, risk, disease and treatment
Shared decision making and patient-centred care
Risk communication
Interventions to increase the accuracy of risk perception
Quality of life and adjustment to chronic disease
Coping with and adjustment to disease
Interventions to promote adjustment to illness
INFORMATION
STRESS-REDUCTION TECHNIQUES
PSYCHOTHERAPY: COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (CBT), SUPPORTIVE-EXPRESSIVE THERAPY AND ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT)
PEER SUPPORT GROUPS
ONLINE INTERVENTIONS
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
References
Backmatter
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Elizabeth Rieger is a Senior Lecturer, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Program Director in the Department of Psychology at the Australian National University. In her research and clinical work she specialises in eating disorders and obesity. The instrument on motivation to change in anorexia nervosa that she developed as part of her doctoral research (the Anorexia Nervosa Stages of Change Questionnaire) has been translated into six languages and is widely utilised by researchers and clinicians in North America and Europe. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for Eating and Weight Disorders (University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University), where she was trained in interpersonal psychotherapy. She is a member of the Eating Disorders Research Society and is currently the chief investigator for a study funded by the NHMRC evaluating the effectiveness of motivational enhancement therapy for obese adults. Elizabeth has more than 15 years experience as a Clinical Psychologist. Her clinical experience includes treating adults with eating disorders, medical patients with accompanying psychological problems and obese children and adults in public and private hospitals, university clinics and private practice. She has taught clinical skills to general practitioners, nurses, clinical psychologists, medical students and clinical psychology students. She has also taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in abnormal, clinical, and health psychology.

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