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Psychology, mental health and distress

Author: John Cromby
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This core text explores the complex web of factors interacting in cases of mental distress. Aligned with current mental health practice, its innovative approach integrates evidence with critique and fully covers the debates raised in abnormal psychology courses.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cromby
ISBN: 9780230549555 0230549551 9780230549562 023054956X
OCLC Number: 810117716
Description: xxix, 420 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: From disorder to experience --
History --
Culture --
Biology --
Diagnosis and formulation --
Causal influences --
Service users and survivors --
Interventions --
Forms of distress --
Sadness and worry --
Sexuality and gender: diversity, deviance and disorder? --
Madness --
Distressing bodies and eating --
Disordered personalities?
Responsibility: John Cromby, University of Loughborough, David Harper, University of East London and Paula Reavey, London South Bank University.
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The first mainstream text to reconsider the traditional emphasis for what is commonly known as 'abnormal psychology'. Providing a comprehensive account of mental distress, this text challenges your  Read more...

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