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Modern Psychopathologies (Christian Association For Psychological Studies Books Series)

Barrett McrayMark YarhouseRichard Butman
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Modern Psychopathologies (Christian Association For Psychological Studies Books Series)
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Modern Psychopathologies (Christian Association For Psychological Studies Books Series)

Barrett McrayMark YarhouseRichard Butman
Modern Psychopathologies is addressed to students and mental health professionals who want to sort through contemporary secular understandings of psychopathology in relation to a Christian worldview.Written by well-known and respected scholars, this book provides an introduction to a set of disorders along with overviews of current research on etiology, treatment and prevention. Prior chapters explore the classification of disorders in historic pastoral care and contemporary mental health care. The authors explain the biological and sociocultural foundations of mental illness, and reflect on the relation between psychopathology and the Christian understanding of sin. Modern Psychopathologies is a unique and valuable resource for Christians studying psychology and counseling or providing counseling services, pastoral care, Christian healing ministries or spiritual direction.The revised second edition is fully updated according to DSM-V and ICD-10. The authors have expanded the analysis to include problems associated with trauma, gender, addiction and more.Though fully capable of standing on its own, the book is a useful companion volume to Modern Psychotherapies by Stanton L. Jones and Richard E. Butman.

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Modern Psychopathologies is addressed to students and mental health professionals who want to sort through contemporary secular understandings of psychopathology in relation to a Christian worldview.Written by well-known and respected scholars, this book provides an introduction to a set of disorders along with overviews of current research on etiology, treatment and prevention. Prior chapters explore the classification of disorders in historic pastoral care and contemporary mental health care. The authors explain the biological and sociocultural foundations of mental illness, and reflect on the relation between psychopathology and the Christian understanding of sin. Modern Psychopathologies is a unique and valuable resource for Christians studying psychology and counseling or providing counseling services, pastoral care, Christian healing ministries or spiritual direction.The revised second edition is fully updated according to DSM-V and ICD-10. The authors have expanded the analysis to include problems associated with trauma, gender, addiction and more.Though fully capable of standing on its own, the book is a useful companion volume to Modern Psychotherapies by Stanton L. Jones and Richard E. Butman.
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Meet the Authors

Barrett Mcray

Barrett W. McRay (Psy.D., Wheaton College) is associate professor of Christian formation and ministry at Wheaton College. A licensed clinical psychologist, he is the clinical director at Alliance Clinical Associates in Wheaton, Illinois. He has cowritten articles published in Journal of Psychology and Theology, Journal of Psychology and Christianity and Counseling and Values, and he is a co-writer of the article Maintaining Personal Resiliency: Lessons Learned from Evangelical Protestant Clergy and the book Modern Psychopathologies.

Mark Yarhouse

Mark A. Yarhouse (Psy.D., Wheaton College) is professor of psychology and director of the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity (www.sexualidentityinstitute.org) at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he has taught since 1998. A licensed clinical psychologist, he serves as an adjunct faculty member of both the Institute for Sexual Wholeness in Atlanta, Georgia, and the psychology department of Wheaton College Graduate School.

His books include Modern Psychopathologies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal, co-authored with Richard E. Butman and Barrett W. McRay, Sexual Identity Synthesis: A Guide to Living in the Time Between the Times, co-authored with Lori A. Burkett, Sexual Identity Synthesis: Attributions, Meaning-Making and the Search for Congruence, co-authored with Erica S. N. Tan, Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate, and Ex-gays?: A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation co-authored with Stanton L. Jones. Most recently he has produced Family Therapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal with James N. Sells.
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Richard Butman

Richard E. Butman (Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology) is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Wheaton College. He also maintains a part-time private practice in Wheaton, Illinois. He has contributed articles to various reference works, including The Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology (Baker), Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling (Abingdon) and Christian Counseling Ethics (IVP), and co-authored Modern Psychotherapies (with Stanton L.Jones). He has also published articles in many professional journals, including Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Christian Counseling Today, and Journal of Behavioral Counseling.

Table Of Contents

  • modern Psychopathologies Is Addressed To Students And Mental Health Professionals Who Want To Sort Through Contemporary Secular Understandings Of Psychopathology In Relation To A Christian Worldview.written By Well-known And Respected Scholars, This Book Provides An Introduction To A Set Of Disorders Along With Overviews Of Current Research On Etiology, Treatment And Prevention. Prior Chapters Explore The Classification Of Disorders In Historic Pastoral Care And Contemporary Mental Health Care. The Authors Explain The Biological And Sociocultural Foundations Of Mental Illness, And Reflect On The Relation Between Psychopathology And The Christian Understanding Of Sin. modern Psychopathologies Is A Unique And Valuable Resource For Christians Studying Psychology And Counseling Or Providing Counseling Services, Pastoral Care, Christian Healing Ministries Or Spiritual Direction.the Revised Second Edition Is Fully Updated According To Dsm-v And Icd-10. The Authors Have Expanded The Analysis To Include Problems Associated With Trauma, Gender, Addiction And More.though Fully Capable Of Standing On Its Own, The Book Is A Useful Companion Volume To modern Psychotherapies By Stanton L. Jones And Richard E. Butman.
  • part I: Historic And Contemporary Categorization
  • 1. Classification In Historic Pastoral Care2. Classification In Contemporary Mental Health 3. Biological Foundations Of Mental Illness4. Sociocultural Foundations Of Mental Illness5. Sin And Psychopathology
  • part Ii: The Psychopathologies: Categories Of Psychological Problems
  • 6. The "problems:" An Introduction7. Problems In Childhood & Adolescence8. Problems Of Anxiety9. Problems Of Mood10. Problems Arising From Trauma11. Problems In The Development Of The Self12. Problems Of Sexuality & Gender13. Problems Of Psychosis14. Problems Involving Addiction15. Problems In Older Adulthood16. Problems Stemming From Societal Pathology
  • part Iii: What Now?
  • 17. Responsible Care In An Imperfect System
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