Abnormal psychology: Perspectives on being different

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Abstract

Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1979, Vol 24(5), 439. Reviews the book, Abnormal psychology: Perspectives on being different by Marshall Duke and Stephen Nowicki, Jr. (1979). This textbook provides coverage of the usual topics in abnormal psychology: historical perspective, diagnosis, assessment, theoretical views, specific disorders, and treatment modalities. In addition, one section of four chapters takes a developmental life-span approach and describes special problems associated with children, adolescents, college students, and the elderly. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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