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PSYC 221 Abnormal Psychology (Whyte): Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis

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Finding Books

Book cover image of the DSM-5This section is about the in-depth focus on DSM and case studies. You can search the RIT Libraries Catalog below to find titles you are interested in. Your textbook is Comer, R.J., & Comer, J.S. (2018). Abnormal psychology (10th ed). New York, NY: Macmillan Learning. Check out this video on abnormal behavior. There is a book on Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology on RESERVE (at the Circulation Desk). 

An important reference book is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5. You can get the proper terms of various psychological disorders. Here are DSM-5 Fact Sheets you can explore. We have DSM-5 resources from our library collection.

Goldwater Rule’s Origins Based on Long-Ago Controversy (American Psychiatric Association). 

The Goldwater Rule – applies only to American Psychiatric Association (Psych Central). 

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness from NAMI. Check out Faces of Abnormal Psychology.

ConnectNY

If RIT doesn't have what you need, you can search ConnectNY, a consortium of New York State Libraries that will loan books to RIT students, faculty, and staff for free.

Search ConnectNY's catalog using the box below:

WorldCat and Interlibrary Loan

WorldCat allows you to search library collections across the globe all in one place. Items not available through RIT or ConnectNY can then be requested through interlibrary loan for free.

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