Abnormal psychology

by: Milagro and violet

Definitions of abnormality

Statistical deviation ,Social norm violation , Manipulative behavior , Personal distress ,Deviation from an ideal F. Medical disorder Problems with the definitions Conclusions


persons who study abnormal behavior

1-Kay Redfield jamison- She works on the bipolar disorders she has experience with bipolarity because she suffered it.She is also the professor of psychiatry.She is the in the list of bes doctor in the U.S .


2-Theodore Millon- He works on personality disorders also studies the mind of people who have the disorder. (Narcissistic,Anxious,Obssessive...Etc.)


3-Aaron Temkin Beck- He is an American psychologist and a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He is best known for his work on cognitive therapy.His notable works include the developments of Beck Depression Inventory, Beck Hopelessness Scale, Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation, Beck Youth Inventories and Beck Anxiety Inventory.


the emotion of abnormal psychology

Dysthymia: chronic depressed mood for most of the day, more days than not, for at least two years. Often considered to be a "characterological" depression - the depression is the very core of how the person operates and thinks. These individuals experience chronic feelings of inadequacy and worthlessness. The symptoms are thus similar to Major Depression, just not as severe. There is, however, no "loss of interest in pleasurable activities" nor an "inability to experience pleasure" which sometimes accompanies Major Depression.



the type of jobs they do in abnormal behavior

There are different clinical social workers that diagnose some patients with mental or emotional issues and when they diagnose them with one or two of the issues the provide help to them


Thematic Apperception Test Slideshow
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