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I will list below any site I find that is related to the topics we cover in Abnormal Psychology. I will give a short description of each site, so you will know what it's about.  I will also try to make sure that links remain valid, though (as always on the web) I can't make any guarantees about that.

 

Link Topics

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology Childhood Disorders Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform & Dissociative Disorders Mood Disorders Schizophrenia
Personality Disorders  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction, Classification, Diagnosis

URL/Link Site Description/Topic
DSM-IV Categories This links to a tree diagram of all the categories (and some of the many subcategories) of mental disorder described in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (version IV-TR). The interactive tree requires that Java be activated for your browser. It can be a bit sllow at times, so be patient as you arwe clicking on disorder categories. The page will open in a new browser window.
DSM-V Task Force This links to a page on the American Psychiatric Association (APA) website that describes the task force that will be responsible for producing the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV), due to be released in 2012. The page will open in a new browser window.
ICD-10 This links to a page on the World Health Organization (WHO) site that presents the section of ICD-10 that categorizes "Mental and behavioral disorders". Note that the ICD, unlike the DSM, does not incklude diagnostic criteria. The page will open in a new browser window.
Draft of DSM-V This links to a page on the APA site containing the draft revisions that may appear in the DSM-V. The page will open in a new browser window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Childhood Disorders
URL/Link Site Description/Topic
ADHD
This site is sponsored by Eli Lilly, a pharmaceutical company, though not the producer of Ritalin, the most commonly prescribed drug for ADHD. There is some useful info, and a number of interesting links on this page.
This is the home page of epigenome.eu, a European research network. Lot os useful and interesting info about epigenetic research here.
This site is sponsored by Eli Lilly, a pharmaceutical company, though not the producer of Ritalin, the most commonly prescribed drug for ADHD. There is some useful info, and a number of interesting links on this page.
Autism
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anxiety Disorders
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Somatoform & Dissociative Disorders
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Mood Disorders
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Schizophrenia
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Childhood Schizophrenia This is the YouTube video that I mentioned that shows a child with what has been diagnosed as schizophrenia.
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Personality Disorders
URL/Link Site Description/Topic
General
William Sheldon and Somatotyping
 
 
Others
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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