Psycholopathology- Once accused of this people will not stop.
Sexual Hostility has been traditionally used in many ways. In war, sexual abuse
of women and children is a military tactic, total and absolute power is being
They are contrive
Antisocial personality disorder- Mistaken sometimes for paranoia. The
difference is the paranoid person says I dont trust you and the antisocial person
says I dont like you. This is acquired behavior. In Western society we are semigregarious not a total h
Nearly all industrialized countries held the same attitudes about the mentally ill.
What we tend to call primitive societies, isolated island societies, viewed the
mentally ill sometime similarly. There were (and still are) cultures that view the
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Differential Diagnosis- The ability to identify which of those specific pieces of
this larger diagnostic whole are we looking at. This is important because the
specific determines how we deal with something.
Peer Supervision: limitations with the amounts of exchange between colleagues,
so instead colleagues meet and discuss cases to get another opinion of what is
going on in a specific psychologists office
Segways awkwardly to the study of abnormality
Epilepsy- a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of
sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, associated with
abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
Non Epileptic Form- Insulin which aids the carbohydrate process
Topic: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology:
Abnormal Psychology is statistical
Normal: The midline of behavior
If someone has an aversion to showering - known as idiosyncratic - in general
society this is considered abnormal, but in ce
In some cases, history may not be relevant, but here it is
Historically, psychopathology, madness, insanity, craziness, being nuts, call it
what you will, really provoked a very strongly negative, fearful, reclusive, isolating
response in the body t