ch 1 Abnormal

  1. the scientific study of abnormal behavior in an effort to describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns of functioning
    abnormal psychology
  2. they gather information systematically so that they may describe, predict, and explain the phenomena they study
    clinical scientists
  3. role is to detect, assess, and treat abnormal patterns of functioning
    clinical practitioners
  4. society's stated and unstated rules for proper conduct
    norms
  5. a peoples common history, values, institutions, habits, skills, technology, and arts
    culture
Author
brianklein
ID
259469
Card Set
ch 1 Abnormal
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