"In-depth study of psychopathology requires clinical scientists to integrate information from fields as diverse as epidemiology, nosology, and neuroscience. This book is the best example I have yet seen of such an effort. Edited and written by true leaders in the field, anyone studying psychopathology at the graduate level will want to read this book." -David H. Barlow, PhD, Professor of Psychology and PsychiatryFounder and Director Emeritus, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston UniversityComprehensive coverage of adult psychopathology based on the most recent research findings influencing diagnosis and treatment in clinical practicePsychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations presents comprehensive coverage of adult psychopathology, including an overview of the topic in the context of the DSM-IV-TR. Each chapter covers the history, theory, and assessment of Axis I and Axis II disorders, such as panic, social anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and borderline personality disorder.Each chapter contains:The epidemiology, prevalence, and consequences of the disorderCurrent research findings, including neuroscienceBehavioral, social, cognitive, and emotional aspects of each disorderRecommendations for treatmentWith contributions from experts on each disorder, this thorough and illuminating new text is a must-have reference for all mental health professionals and an ideal resource for students of psychopathology.Craighead, Linda W. is the author of 'Psychopathology', published 2008 under ISBN 9780471768616 and ISBN 0471768618.