Welcome to the Companion Website

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Abnormal Psychology, 2nd Edition.

The SAGE edge site for Abnormal Psychology by William J. Ray offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


In the Second Edition of Abnormal Psychology, author William J. Ray takes a person-first, multilevel approach toward achieving a clear and complete understanding of the newest perspectives in this exciting field. Exploring behavior and experience, neuroscience contributions, and evolutionary perspectives, Ray guides the reader across levels of analysis ranging from culture to genetics. Every chapter includes personal vignettes, cases, visual examples, and data from around the world, giving students frequent opportunities to pause and reflect. The new edition offers up-to-the-minute coverage of topics including third wave cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), brain imaging, and global mental health treatments; new stories and examples; videos featuring clinical cases and author interviews; and new features to help students make sense of changes in the DSM–5.


We gratefully acknowledge William J. Ray for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.

Cover image: FOR ONE’S WELL-BEING © Karen Robinson/Viscopy. Licensed by ARS, 2016