ALL meanings of abnormal psychology

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  • noun abnormal psychology the study of behaviour patterns that diverge widely from generally accepted norms, esp those of a pathological nature 3
  • noun abnormal psychology the branch of psychology dealing with mental disorders or maladaptive behavior and the study of mental retardation, hypnosis, dreams, etc. 3
  • noun abnormal psychology the branch of psychology that deals with modes of behavior, mental phenomena, etc., that deviate markedly from the standards believed to characterize a well-adjusted personality. 1
  • noun abnormal psychology study of mental disorders 1
  • noun abnormal psychology The academic study of persons whose psychological characteristics deviate from the norm, as with neuroses, psychoses, and disorders. 0
  • noun abnormal psychology An instance of a person having psychological characteristics that deviate from the norm. 0
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