Abnormal Psychology and Mental Disorders

What is Abnormal Psychology? Abnormal psychology is a branch of psychology that examines abnormal behavioral, emotional, and thinking patterns. or which may or may not be understood as predisposing to a mental disorder. Many behaviors may be considered abnormal, but this specialty deals with behaviors in general clinical contexts. Mental Disorder Study involves: Definition In general, the concept of “mental disorder” can be defined as: Definitions to be Discussed: Mental disorder as a:- “statistical deviation” “dysfunction” “personal discomfort” “maladaptive behavior” “norm or value violation” 1. Mental Disorder as a Statistical…

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