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Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology
A look at the history of abnormal behavior and psychopathology.
# 125339 | 1,250 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (History of Psychology)


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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.

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"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/

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"Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology" 01 December 2008. Web. 15 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/abnormal-behavior-and-psychopathology-125339/>

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