Essential Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

Welcome to the companion website for the first edition of Essential Abnormal and Clinical Psychology by Matt Field and Sam Cartwright-Hatton. The companion website gives you access to a wealth of teaching and learning resources including:

For students

  • Assessment targets from the book help ensure you audit what you have learned in this chapter to support your revision. 
  • Interactive multiple choice quizzes help you test your understanding.
  • A selection of videos and web links to deep your understanding of select topics.
  • Recommended further reading from the book to help you go further in your studies and research.

For lecturers

PowerPoint slides outline key concepts can be easily adapted to support your own presentations.

Testbank including multiple choice questions relating to key concepts from the book can be easily adapted for use in class or set as homework or exams.

About the book:

This essential introduction to abnormal and clinical psychology explores the key areas, controversies and debates in the field and encourages students to think critically.

The textbook includes:

  • the latest updates from DSM-5 and ICD-10 and a balanced critique of the DSM approach
  • an extensive range of pedagogy including  ‘Essential Debate’ and ‘Essential Experience’ boxes that encourage critical thinking  and provide real-life case study examples
  • Concise, accessible and neatly structured chapters which provide you with answers to questions such as What is the disorderHow does the disorder develop?  What is going on in the mind and brain of the sufferer? and How is the disorder treated?

This is a must-read text for all students taking Undergraduate Abnormal and Clinical Psychology modules and provides a crucial framework of study for all students taking Postgraduate courses in this area too.


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