Abnormal Psychology

Ann Kring, Sheri Johnson, Gerald Davison, John Neal, Michael Kyrios, Daniel Fassnacht, Amanda Lambros, Tijana Mihaljcic, Maree Teesson, Mandy Matthewson, Emma Morton, Mary-Anne Kate, Anthony Harris, Zahra Izadikhah, Adina Piosevana, Lynda Crowley-Cyr, Andrew Baillie, Louise Mewton, Luke Johnson, Warwick Middleton

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The first Australasian edition of Abnormal Psychology is a must-have resource for students who want to succeed in their unit and leave with an in-depth understanding in the area of Abnormal Psychology. This resource offers students comprehensive coverage of current research, theory and treatment, while also supporting a multiple paradigm approach and covering the cutting-edge research and theory that is central to the discipline.

This edition has been adapted to the Australia and New Zealand region from the popular American edition, which has been a trusted and staple resource for instructors and students for many years. Local research is spread throughout with many carefully curated articles and news items to provide you with relevant examples to help you engage better with the content during tutorials or self-study.

Written by an author team of experienced academics and researchers, led by Ann M. Kring from the University of California, each chapter is engaging and highlights key issues with well-informed research. Delivered as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code included, this title enables you to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features designed so you get the most out of learning.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages721
EditionFirst Australian Edition
ISBN (Electronic)9780730344629
ISBN (Print)9780730363408
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • abnormal psychology
  • psychological disorder
  • associated stigma
  • historical context
  • early psychological approaches to psychopathology
  • psychopathology
  • early psychological approaches
  • genetic paradigm
  • neuroscience paradigm
  • cognitive-behavioural paradigm
  • diathesis-stress integrative paradigm


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