Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology
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The purpose of this paper is to examine the history and origins of abnormal behavior and psychopathology. Contemporary models of abnormal psychology are also examined.
From the Paper:"Kring, Davison, Neal and Johnson define abnormal behavior as any behavior which is not typical, and which in addition is disturbing, socially unacceptable, distressing, maladaptive and self-defeating. The authors further note that over time, 'abnormal behavior' has increasingly come to be seen as primarily due to psychopathology, which is to say that it is most often due to impairment of cognitive, emotional or social functioning. The purpose of this paper is to examine the history and origins of abnormal behavior and..."
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Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 15, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/abnormal-behavior-and-psychopathology-125339/
"Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology" 01 December 2008. Web. 15 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/abnormal-behavior-and-psychopathology-125339/>