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Handout for lecture 1 (Chapter 1) January 5, 2008 Overview of Abnormal Behavior What is abnormality? Psychopathology Abnormal Psychology Ways of defining abnormal behavior DSM-IV-TR criteria for Mental Disorders Considerations when defining abnormal behavior Explanations for the Etiology of Abnormal Behavior Supernatural Forces Somatogenesis Psychogenesis
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Unformatted text preview: History of Abnormal Psychology Treatment of the mentally ill from Ancient Greece to present Trephination Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle and their theories Witches and witchdunking Animal Magnetism (Mesmer) Physiognomy and Phrenology (Gall) Creation and rise of asylums Deinstitutionalization Present day stigma of mental illness...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PSY 1205 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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