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Personality and Abnormal Psychology
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816082871
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8287-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $50.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 09/01/2012
  • Dewey Number: 150
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 158

Summary

Psychological scientists have identified various patterns of abnormal behavior and are beginning to understand some of the reasons behind them and how to treat people displaying them. The person we become is affected by more factors than we can ever possibly be aware of. Personality and Abnormal Psychology describes how psychological research has led to the understanding of many of those factors and how our personalities develop. One of the persistent questions involves how and why people show abnormal thought and behavior. Written in engaging and accessible prose, this new, full-color resource is enhanced with fascinating boxed features and a glossary.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Sidebars.

About the Author(s)

Janet F. Carlson received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fordham University and is currently a Research Professor in the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. A licensed psychologist in New York State and Nebraska, she serves as Associate Director of the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements. 

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