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An outline of abnormal psychology [electronic resource].

By: Bridges, James Winfred, 1885-1980.
Publisher: Columbus, Ohio : R.G. Adams & Co., 1919Edition: 2nd ed., rev.Description: 126 p. ; cm.Subject(s): Psychology, Pathological | PsychopathologyAdditional physical formats: OriginalOnline resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: "This outline presents a fairly complete list of the abnormal mental phenomena, it shows how these phenomena are grouped into the syndromes manifested in the various psychoses and neuroses, and it briefly summarizes the most important etiological facts and explanatory theories of the mental anomalies and diseases. An attempt has been made to present in summary the various aspects of this many-sided subject without disproportionate emphasis or neglect of any topic or theory. The purpose of the outline is to serve as a guide for students of abnormal psychology in the absence of a comprehensive text-book. It is hoped that it will be found useful also by those medical students and students of social service who desire a general survey of this field but who have insufficient time for a regular supervised course or for extensive reading of the very much scattered literature"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).
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"This outline presents a fairly complete list of the abnormal mental phenomena, it shows how these phenomena are grouped into the syndromes manifested in the various psychoses and neuroses, and it briefly summarizes the most important etiological facts and explanatory theories of the mental anomalies and diseases. An attempt has been made to present in summary the various aspects of this many-sided subject without disproportionate emphasis or neglect of any topic or theory. The purpose of the outline is to serve as a guide for students of abnormal psychology in the absence of a comprehensive text-book. It is hoped that it will be found useful also by those medical students and students of social service who desire a general survey of this field but who have insufficient time for a regular supervised course or for extensive reading of the very much scattered literature"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2012. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2012 dcunns

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