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    How do social workers utilize the concepts of abnormal psychology?

    The focus is to assist families or people who are victims of abuse. A social worker may take on the role of providing counseling, giving advice, and helping people find direction to improve their situation

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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. Therefore, social workers utilize the concepts of abnormal psychology in order to develop the proper treatment plan that will ...

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    This solution discusses the usefulness of the knowledge of abnormal psychology to social workers, in order to assist families who are victims of abuse.