Problems in abnormal behaviour by Nathaniel Thornton

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Published by Blue Ribbon Books in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Homosexuality -- Psychological aspects.

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Statementby Nathaniel Thornton.
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Paginationx, [2], 244 p.
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL22981360M

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NORMAL VS ABNORMAL Presented by: Muhammad Tanzeem Qureshi MCS-1 2. BEHAVIOR Behavior is the manner in which a person behaves, whether they can conform to the standards, or not.

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Some types of behaviors are both atypical and maladaptive.This applies to abnormal behaviour as well, so a psychological condition is simply a learned response to a particular set of environmental stimuli.

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