1) Definitions of Normal and Abnormal Psychology:
Normal psychology is a segment of psychology that deals with socially appropriate behavior.
Abnormal psychology, also known as psychopathology, is a segment of psychology that deals with abnormal/socially inappropriate behavior.
2) A comparison of normal and abnormal behavior:
Normal behavior is what society deems as appropriate/normal. Normal behavior doesn't put others at risk due to a ...
The definition of normal and abnormal psychology, normal and abnormal behavior, and any challenges you might see in using your definition to guide the assessment of your clients is given. Below is a comparison of all four terms and how they are best applied.