CHAPTER 1

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CHAPTER 1
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2011-08-26 11:33:44
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ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
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ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY OVER TIME
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  1. FAMILY AGGREGATION
    WHETHER A DISORDER RUNS IN / FAMILY.
  2. HOW DO THEY DEFINE ABNORMALITY?
    • 1. SUFFERING
    • 2. MALADAPTIVENESS TO LIFE, OR SOCIETY (IN EXAMPLE OF CON GUY)
    • 3. VIOLATIONS OF STANDARDS OF SOCIETY (MOTHER DROWNING HER CHILD, NOT A PARKING TICKET)
    • 4. SOCIAL DISCOMFORT (SCHIZO GUY)
    • 5. IRRATIONALITY AND UNPREDICTABILITY (WHETHER THE PERSON CAN CONTROL HIS OR HER OWN BEHAVIOR)

    THESE ARE SOCIAL JUDGEMENTS AND CAN VARY BY TIME & CULTURE
  3. ETIOLOGY
    FACTORS THAT ARE RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT (OR CAUSE) OF A PARTICULAR DISORDER

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