Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World uses a clear, engaging writing style to communicate the basic concepts in the field. Its student-friendly features are design to make Abnormal Psychology interesting and relatable. Built-in study tools will help you grasp difficult material. Offering an inclusive approach that reflects the diversities in Canadian culture, gender, and lifestyle, Essentials Abnormal Psychology is a brief yet comprehensive introduction to the discipline.
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Jeffrey S. Nevid is a professor of psychology at St. John's University in New York, where he directs the doctoral program in clinical psychology, teaches graduate courses in research methods and behaviour therapy, and supervises doctoral trainees in psychotherapy. After completing his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Nevid was a staff psychologist at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York. He later completed a National Institute of Mental Health post-doctoral fellowship in mental health evaluation research at Northwestern University. He has published numerous articles in such areas as clinical and community psychology, health psychology, training models in clinical psychology, and methodological issues in clinical research.
Beverly A. Greene is a professor of psychology at St. John's University and a licensed psychologist in private practice in New York City. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Adelphi University and holds a diplomate in clinical psychology (ABPP). She has served on the editorial boards of the journals Violence Against Women, Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Women & Therapy, and Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. She was also the founding co-editor of Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues. She is currently co-editing (with Leslie Jackson), Psychotherapy with African American Women: Psychodynamic Perspectives (Guilford Press).
Paul Johnson has 25 years’ experience in post-secondary education as a professor, program co-ordinator, and curriculum and program validation adviser at Confederation College. Paul recently served on the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) committee that developed the new provincial college curriculum standards for general education and essential employability skills. He has received international recognition for academic leadership from The Chair Academy and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). Paul has also practised psychology in the Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Departments of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Thunder Bay. As well, he has been a health-promotion consultant in his community for many years.
Steven Taylor, PhD, ABPP, is a professor and clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia and is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy. Dr. Taylor has received career awards from the Canadian Psychological Association, the British Columbia Psychological Association, the Association for Advancement of Behaviour Therapy, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. He is a fellow of several scholarly organizations, including the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His clinical and research interests include cognitive-behavioural treatments and mechanisms of anxiety disorders and related conditions, as well as the behavioural genetics of these disorders.Review:
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