Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach , Fifth Edition by David H. Barlow

By David H. Barlow

Irregular PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE technique, 5th variation, is the precise textual content that can assist you achieve your irregular psychology path! Authors Barlow and Durand express you ways mental problems are rooted in a number of components: organic, mental, cultural, social, familial, or even political. you could try your figuring out of subject matters with the text's integrated notion exams and bankruptcy quizzes. Then, watch the text's built-in case experiences come to existence with CengageNOW™ for irregular Psychology, which supplies genuine case profiles to provide you a practical context for the medical findings of the publication.

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Excesses of one or more humors were treated by regulating the environment to increase or decrease heat, dryness, moisture, or cold, depending on which humor was out of balance. One reason King Charles VI’s physician moved him to the less stressful countryside was to restore the balance in his humors (Kemp, 1990). In addition to rest, good nutrition, and exercise, two treatments were developed. In one, bleeding or bloodletting, a carefully measured amount of blood was removed from the body, often with leeches.

Have you ever felt as if someone cast a spell on you? Have you ever been mesmerized by a look across the classroom from a beautiful man or woman, or a stare from a rock musician as you sat down in front at a concert? If so, you have something in common with the patients of Anton Mesmer (1734–1815) and with millions of people since his time who have been hypnotized. Mesmer suggested to his patients that their problem was caused by an undetectable fluid found in all living organisms called “animal magnetism,” which could become blocked.

The humoral theory reflected the belief that normal functioning of the brain required a balance of four bodily fluids or humors. ______________ 3. Maladaptive behavior was caused by poor social and cultural influences within the environment. ______________ THE PSYCHOLOGICAL TRADITION It is a long leap from evil spirits to brain pathology as the cause of psychological disorders. In the intervening centuries, where was the body of thought that put psychological development, both normal and abnormal, in an interpersonal and social context?

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