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2 edition of Introduction to psychopathology found in the catalog.

Introduction to psychopathology

Lawrence I. O"Kelly

Introduction to psychopathology

  • 165 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Pathological

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence I. O"Kelly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF173 .O42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 736 p. :
    Number of Pages736
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6050970M
    LC Control Number49011481
    OCLC/WorldCa5906096

    One strategy is to assess a person along four dimensions: deviance, distress, dysfunction. Skickas inom vardagar. They must, for example, be able to recognize when clients are a suicide risk or when they are suffering from a psychotic episode. Clinicians must, however, remember that minority groups are not always deemed deviant just because they may not have anything in common with other groups. Overall, this is an easy-to-understand approach to complex issues' - Contemporary Psychology Read less.

    This idea was widely accepted up until the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The approach is client-centred and integrative, with emphasis on empathising with the experience of the individual, and upon drawing from the whole range of clinical models as appropriate. The editors respond to contemporary challenges to place individual behavior in a biological and social context. It will be an invaluable resource for students of counselling, counselling psychology, psychotherapy and clinical psychology. Skickas inom vardagar. Reading Assignments in several books, including one free online textbook and detailed notes on another book.

    Supporting Discussion content that elaborates on the lectures and reading. The book is well-written and well-structured so that it progresses naturally and logically from one subject to the other How do scientists and people in general distinguish between unusual or odd behavior on one hand, and a mental disorder on the other? They must, for example, be able to recognize when clients are a suicide risk or when they are suffering from a psychotic episode.


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Introduction to psychopathology book

Current research and theory is nicely integrated Silman: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge What I liked most about this book was that it was easy to read. It will be an invaluable resource for students of counselling, counselling psychology, psychotherapy and clinical psychology.

Alessandra Lemma provides a book that presents all the necessary tools for the beginning therapist in a clear, concise and intuitive manner, making it an invaluable handbook for students of psychotherapy and a good reference for established therapists Supporting Discussion content that elaborates on the lectures and reading.

Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Practitioners need to have an understanding of the clinical manifestations of severe emotional distress.

These two are not always related because an individual can be highly dysfunctional and at the same time experiencing minimal stress. In each, Lemma provides a brief case description and outlines the main features and explanatory theories.

In addition, I also liked the space given over to age, gender, social environment and cross-cultural issues. By including a range of approaches, this volume encompasses the complexity of the growing developmental literature.

Introduction to Psychopathology offers a framework for assessing clients which incorporates a broad range of models and approaches, and which takes into account psychological, social and biological factors. All rights reserved. This philosophical idea would remain in perspective[ vague ] until the seventeenth century.

The book is aimed at counsellors and psychotherapists who are working in GP practices and are therefore more likely to get referrals for clients who have identifiable psychiatric problems.

psychopathology

The book concludes with a discussion of alternatives to mainstream approaches, including those which seek to deconstruct the concept of psychopathology. This book brings together research and clinical practice to enhance the practitioner's understanding of the various manisfestations of psychopathology.

This maladaptive behaviour has to be a problem large enough to be considered a diagnosis. Overall, this is an easy-to-understand approach to complex issues' - Contemporary Psychology Read less. Assorted multiple choice and short answer questions to Check Yourself on the material in each session.

She seems to leave no stone uncovered. Alessandra Lemma provides a book that presents all the necessary tools for the beginning therapist in a clear, concise and intuitive manner, making it an invaluable handbook for students of psychotherapy and a good reference for established therapists A Practical Guide, Alan J.

Introduction to Psychopathology offers a framework for assessing clients which incorporates a broad range of models and approaches, and which takes into account psychological, social and biological factors.

The approach is client-centred and integrative, with emphasis on empathising with the experience of the individual, and upon drawing from the whole range of clinical models as appropriate. The book aims objectively to present a review of the existing literature in the field of psychopathology, to critically evaluate its relevance to clinical practice and thus to inspire readers to develop their own opinions and curiosity about the area.

I recommend that all therapists have a copy of this book on their shelf, particularly therapists for whom this group of clients may not be the norm but who need to be able to carry out assessments for the purpose of referral Psychological conditions that are now classified as mental disorders were initially attributed to possessions by evil spirits, demons, and the devil.

She addresses the needs of practitioners in relation to some of the more common forms of mental distress - depression, anxiety and eating problems - as well as some of the more controversial diagnoses, such as schizophrenia and 'borderline personality disorder'.

It's highly noted to look for dysfunction across an individual's life experience because there is a chance the dysfunction may appear in clear observable view and in places where it is less likely to appear. This lively textbook provides a clear overview of the issues involved in our understanding of psychopathology and offers guidelines on appropriate interventions.

Alessandra Lemma explores a range of key topics, covering how psychiatric diagnoses and classifications are arrived at, and the issues that can arise when working in conjunction with other mental health practitioners, such as psychiatrists.In this book, Damian Janus examines the connections between psychopathological phenomena and religion.

Janus contends that there are certain factors—fear of death, desire for power and longevity, and need for predictability of life and longing for care—which reside within the.

This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction.

Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free. Psychopathology has been designed to provide students with a comprehensive coverage of both psychopathology and clinical practice, including extensive treatment techniques for a range of mental health issues.

The text is designed to be accessible to students at a range of different learning levels, from first year undergraduates to post-graduate researchers and those undergoing clinical. The use of evidence-based guidelines and algorithms is widely encouraged in modern psychiatric settings, yet many practitioners find it challenging to apply and incorporate the latest evidence-based psychosocial and biological interventions.

Sep 01,  · Introduction to Child Psychopathology. The book concludes with a discussion of alternatives to mainstream approaches, including those which seek to deconstruct the concept of psychopathology. Introduction to Psychopathology offers a framework for assessing clients which incorporates a broad range of models and approaches, and which takes into account psychological, social and.