By Barlow, David H.; Durand, Vincent Mark
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Does this sound familiar? The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic was associated with a similar belief among some people, particularly in the 1990s. Because the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is, in Western societies, most prevalent among individuals with homosexual orientation, many people believe it is a divine punishment for what they consider immoral behavior. This view has dissipated as the AIDS virus spreads to other, “less sinful” segments of the population, yet it persists.
We might call them talented or eccentric. Many artists, movie stars, and athletes fall in this category. For example, it’s not normal to plan to have blood spurt from your clothes, but when Lady Gaga did this while performing it only enhanced her celebrity. The late novelist J. D. Salinger, who wrote The Catcher in the Rye, retreated to a small town in New Hampshire and refused to see any outsiders for years, but he continued to write. Some male rock singers wear heavy makeup on stage. These people are well paid and seem to enjoy their careers.
CHAPT ER OUT L IN E Understanding Psychopathology What Is a Psychological Disorder? The Science of Psychopathology Historical Conceptions of Abnormal Behavior The Supernatural Tradition Demons and Witches Stress and Melancholy Treatments for Possession Mass Hysteria Modern Mass Hysteria The Moon and the Stars Comments The Biological Tradition Hippocrates and Galen The 19th Century The Development of Biological Treatments Consequences of the Biological Tradition The Psychological Tradition Moral Therapy Asylum Reform and the Decline of Moral Therapy Psychoanalytic Theory Humanistic Theory The Behavioral Model The Present: The Scientific Method and an Integrative Approach Jerry Cooke/Corbis 1 Abnormal Behavior in Historical Context S T U DE N T LE A RNI NG OU T COM ES* Characterize the nature of psychology as a discipline.
Abnormal psychology : an integrative approach by Barlow, David H.; Durand, Vincent Mark