abnormal psychology


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abnormal psychology

[ab′nȯr·məl sī·′käl·ə·jē]
(psychology)
A branch of psychology that deals with behavior disorders and internal psychic conflict in addition to certain normal phenomena such as dreams, motivations, and anxiety.
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Far more polymorphous than the grab bag of freakery as it is often packaged, abnormal psychology is a smokescreen for the fact that normal psychology does not exist.
Freud, Rorschach, TAT, trait-and-factor theories) -- Abnormal Psychology (i.
As witnessed in her two novels, this collection addresses abnormal psychology, sexual disruptions, the historical trauma of slavery, and the social basis of silence and madness.
com/research/v7khhj/case_studies_in_ab) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, 9th Edition" to their offering.
The study is published in The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, the top journal for eating disorder research.
In abnormal psychology textbooks, for example, the description of premodern understandings of psychopathology typically focus on demon possession, the burning of witches, and the mistreatment of people with psychosis and mental impairment (Comer, 2009; Holmes, 1997).
Kevin Meyer's Abnormal Psychology course at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, will be able to take their study of phobias to a whole new level.
Murphy's abnormal psychology class organized an eating disorder awareness day at Mount Wachusett Community College last week.
Abnormal Psychology explores the many points of view and the latest theories and research in our ever-changing search for answers to the complex questions of psychopathology.
Washington University student Joya Deutsch said she paid $145 for a book on abnormal psychology this semester, only to return it for a full refund.
Core psychology major courses included: General Psychology, Introduction to Statistics, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theories, Research Methods and Capstone Culminating Seminar in Psychology.