Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2002

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780192630803

Bookseller Code (05)

Measuring Psychopathology

Anne Farmer, Peter McGuffin, and Julie Williams

  • Describes the recent history of current classifications of mental disorders.
  • Includes detailed descriptions of signs and symptoms of mental disorders across the age range and in challenging groups.
  • Describes and discusses the main types of diagnostic interviews, rating scales and questionnaires.
  • Allows researchers and clinicians to chose the most appropriate interview or rating scale for their particular study or patient evaluation.
  • Aids understanding of why psychopathology is assessed the way it is.

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