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Abnormal Psychology- Vantage Digital Option

Third Edition


April 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-2882-3

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In Abnormal Psychology, best-selling author William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, the book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Abnormal Psychology – Vantage Digital Option, Third Edition delivers the trusted content from Ray's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Abnormal Psychology, Third Edition
 
In Abnormal Psychology, best-selling author William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, this book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Ray focuses on unifying and integrating the biopsychosocial understandings of human behavior within a broader consideration of human culture and language as it applies to abnormal psychology.

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NEW AND KEY FEATURES OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, THIRD EDITION

  • Streamlined introductory sections help facilitate more clear and concise transitions from one topic or chapter to the next.
  • Additional LENS boxes and Cultural LENS boxes give more attention to timely societal and cultural issues relevant to abnormal psychology.
  • Additional Thought Questions appearing after LENS boxes give readers more opportunities to engage in critical thinking and the application of concepts.
  • New references in the For Further Reading sections at the end of the chapters bring the text’s recommendations for further exploration up to date.
  • A person-first, multilevel approach helps achieve a clear and complete understanding of the newest perspectives in this exciting field.
  • Chapter-opening outlines and learning objectives provide previews of forthcoming material and identify for students what they should be able to accomplish at the conclusion of readings.
  • Understanding Changes in DSM–5 boxes in all disorder chapters describe the reasoning behind the changes that were made in DSM–5 to specific disorders.
  • Concept Checks at the end of key sections allow students to test their comprehension by answering a series of questions.
  • End-of-chapter summaries, and review questions, and key terms and concepts allow students to revisit content covered to reinforce learning.

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