Abnormal Psychology CLP 4143
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Abnormal Psychology Lecture 1 Today s Outline Syllabus Defining abnormality Psychopathology Would you explain what is abnormal Defining Abnormality Seemingly simple but complex concept Defining Abnormality Impairment in functioning Cognitive Emotional Behavioral Sometimes this is not abnormal Depression over a death Defining Abnormality Statistical Definition Is something atypical considered abnormal Societal and cultural norms definition Defining Abnormality Distress Definition however there are times when abnormal behavior is not distressing Manic phase of bipolar depression Antisocial personality disorder Defining Abnormality DSM lVTR Definition Behavioral emotional or cognitive dysfunctions that are unexpected in their cultural context and associated with personal distress or substantial impairment in functioning Psychopathology The scientific study of psychological disorders Professions Mental Health Professionals PhD Clinical and counseling psychologists PsyD Clinical and counseling Doctors of Psychology MD Psychiatrists Mental Health Professionals MSW Psychiatric and nonpsychiatric social workers MNMSN Psychiatric nurses The lay public and community groups The ScientistPractitioner