Perspectives in Abnormal Behavior is a compilation of articles in the field of abnormal psychology.
An article titled the Myth of Mental Illness discusses the different signs in determining a brain disease. The second article is about the diagnoses of schizophrenia. A section of the article talks about the misconception the public have about the disease and the symptoms associated with schizophrenia. Another part of the second article defines behaviors that are perceived as deviant.
The third article in the book is addressed to the reliability of psychiatric diagnoses and covers the advantages and disadvantages of these diagnoses. The subsequent article rejects the method of psychiatric diagnoses and emphasizes the importance of using behavioral analysis in treating patients. The said article enumerates the problems in the diagnostic systems. Topic such as the methods of data collection for a functional analysis is also discussed.
The book will be a useful tool for psychologists and academic students.
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|Size: ||84.8 MB|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483187167 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|