abnormal psychology definition

  • noun:
    • The study of emotional and psychological problems or maladaptive actions, or of psychological phenomena including desires, hypnotherapy, and altered states or degrees of consciousness.
    • The educational study of individuals whoever emotional characteristics deviate through the norm, much like neuroses, psychoses, and problems
    • an example of you having mental characteristics that deviate through the norm.
    • the part of psychology focused on abnormal behavior

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