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    Discuss how the concepts of abnormal psychology and diagnosis have changed.

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    Abnormal psychology provides us with a great opportunity to understand human thinking and behavior and to decipher what is normal from what is not normal. From the abnormality, we are able to develop a diagnosis that meets certain criteria as set by the DSM IV-TR. However, one very interesting thing that can be learned about Abnormal Psychology is that what may be considered abnormal in one culture, may also be considered normal in another culture. Over the years, the meaning of what is "abnormal" has been changing. This is primarily due to the psychology field's increase ...

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    This solution discusses how the concepts of abnormal psychology and diagnosis have changed over the years, including a discussion of culture.

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