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What is the categorical approach to classification?

What is the categorical approach to classification?


School: Eastern Kentucky University
Department: Psychology
Course: Abnormal Psychology
Professor: Martha meehan
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: validity, Reliability, and disorders
Cost: 25
Name: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior
Description: This is about validity mostly and reliability to correctly diagnose a patient.
Uploaded: 10/01/2016
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