Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology,

Adult Psychopathology provides an summary of the category and analysis; epidemiology; genetic, sociocultural, and organic affects; and study and behavioral issues of psychopathology in adults.

This cutting-edge quantity additionally comprises the most recent learn at the significant problems and discusses the 3 most well-liked remedy methods.

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