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An elementary psychology of the abnormal, [electronic resource] / by W. B. Pillsbury...

By: Pillsbury, W. B. (Walter Bowers), 1872-1960.
Series: Publisher: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1932Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 375 p. : illus. ; 21 cm.Subject(s): Psychology, Pathological | PsychologyAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 132 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: The purpose of this book is to give the layman and the college student an account of the aspects of the abnormal mental life that are likely to affect or interest them. Equally prominent is the aim of showing how the abnormal phenomena are related to the normal, both to indicate where abnormal psychological theory has modified the normal, and to point out the normal acts that may be explained by laws developed for the abnormal. A statement is given of the more important suggestions that have been made for a mental hygiene. Probably more of value will be derived incidentally than can be stated in definite rules. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
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The purpose of this book is to give the layman and the college student an account of the aspects of the abnormal mental life that are likely to affect or interest them. Equally prominent is the aim of showing how the abnormal phenomena are related to the normal, both to indicate where abnormal psychological theory has modified the normal, and to point out the normal acts that may be explained by laws developed for the abnormal. A statement is given of the more important suggestions that have been made for a mental hygiene. Probably more of value will be derived incidentally than can be stated in definite rules. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2005 dcunns.

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