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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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