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By Jeffrey S. Nevid, Spence A. Rathus, Beverly S. Green

Irregular Psychology in a altering global, 9/e makes use of first-person narratives from humans being affected by mental problems as a pedagogical framework. up to date to mirror the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical handbook (DSM-5), the authors activity to deliver study advancements and developments in irregular psychology to scholars. via illustrative case examples drawn from the authors' personal reviews, they realize there's a human size to the learn of irregular psychology.

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Psychologists use statistical methods to determine the likelihood that differences between groups are significant, as opposed to chance fluctuations. Psychologists can be reasonably confident that group differences are significant—that is, not because of chance—when 1. Introduction and Methods of Research CHAPTER 1 21 there is a probability of less than 5% that chance alone can explain the differences. When well-designed research findings fail to bear out hypotheses, scientists rethink the theories from which the hypotheses are derived.

Dorothea Dix (1802–1887), a Boston schoolteacher, traveled about the country decrying the deplorable conditions in the jails and almshouses where mentally disturbed people were placed. As a result of her efforts, 32 mental hospitals devoted to treating people with psychological disorders were established throughout the United States. A Step Backward In the latter half of the 19th century, the belief that abnormal behaviors could be successfully treated or cured by moral therapy fell into disfavor.

In thinking critically about the issue, answer the following questions: t How do you decide when any behavior, such as social drinking or even shopping or Internet use, crosses the line from normal to abnormal? t Is there a set of criteria you use in all cases? How do your criteria differ from the criteria specified in the text? t Do you believe that homosexuality is abnormal? Why or why not? Freud’s theoretical model was the first major psychological model of abnormal behavior. As we’ll see in Chapter 2, other psychological perspectives on abnormal behavior based on behavioral, humanistic, and cognitive models soon followed.

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