What Is Abnormal Psychology?
Abnormal psychology is a segment of psychology that deals with psychopathology and abnormal behavior...
What is the DSM-IV?
Published by the American Psychiatric Association, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual attempts to classify mental disorders according to symptoms and is used by clinicians and psychiatrists to determine what does and does not constitute a psychological illness. Learn more about the DSM-IV and how mental illnesses are categorized.
A List of Psychological Disorders
Psychological disorders cause distress and can impact many different areas of a person's life. This list of psychological disorders includes the major categories and disorders recognized by the DSM.
What Is Psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy is often used to treat mental disorders and abnormal behavior. Learn more about how this process works.
Different Types of Therapy
Within abnormal psychology, a number of different treatment approaches can be used. Learn more about some of the most common types of psychotherapy.