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Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages [3 volumes] by Thomas Plante

By Thomas Plante

In those 3 volumes, a crew of students offers a considerate heritage of irregular psychology, demonstrating how techniques relating to disordered psychological states, their reasons, and their remedies constructed and advanced around the ages.

• Explains ancient perspectives on issues, together with reasons and coverings equivalent to the idea that melancholy in girls stemmed from "a wandering uterus," homosexuality being categorised a psychological disease, and the "treatment" of varied problems through blood-letting or lobotomy

• Explains the appearance of psychology/psychiatry/psychologists/psychiatrists; the Diagnostic and Statistical guide of psychological issues (DSM), the fields' bible of psychological problems and coverings; the evolution of the sphere; and the political controversies it has confronted considering that its inception

• Examines arguable themes throughout time, starting from human rights of the mentally disordered to multicultural perspectives on what does and doesn't represent a disorder

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