By: Brisa Ojeda
Define Abnormal Psychology...
Hippocrates(460 – 377 B.C.) - theorized that “four humours” or bodily fluids were responsible for both physical and mental health
Weyer (1515-1588) - Wrote a book in 1563 called De Praestigiis Daemonum(The Deception of Demons) which attempted to discredit beliefs in demon possession causing abnormal behavior.
Philippe Pinel (1745-1826) - Pinel removed the chains of the people imprisoned at La Bicetre (as shown in the picture) and he argued that they must be treated as sick human beings rather than evil beasts.
What is normal And Abnormal...
Abnormal Psychology Jobs
abnormal psychology tets
- DSM - Diognostical statistical Manual - has every mental sickness known to man
- Ask series of questions depending on your thought process
- Brain scans - To see whats not functioning correctly