Features Current findings regarding the reliability and validity of DSM diagnostic criteria for specific disorders are discussed, with attention to issues, features, and disorders that are new to DSM-5. A comprehensive and integrative approach pays attention to advances in abnormal child..
Description Dr. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the most widely used text in the course area, translated into seven other languages. There are good reasons for its nearly four decades of leadership: a high level of scholarship, a clear writing style with amusing anecdotes and precise..
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