Thoroughly revised in accordance with DSM-IV, the second edition of this text is an overview of competing theories and current research, as well as an in-depth examination of the major disorders, thair causes and treatments. It focuses on cultural ...
factors and has an integrative approach to treatment. In addition to the full integration of the DSM-IV, this edition offers new coverage of topical issues such as suicide, eating disorders, rape, post-traumatic stress syndrome, ethnic, gender and minority issue, and antisocial personalities. It emphasises the role of culture in the etiology of mental disorders and in their treatment and includes case studies, informative boxes, and photographs.