ERIC Number: ED102746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
A Brief History of the Development of Abnormal Psychology: A Training Guide. Final Report.
Phelps, William R.
Presented for practitioners is a history of the development of abnormal psychology. Areas covered include the following: Early medical concepts, ideas carried over from literature, early treatment of the mentally ill, development of the psychological viewpoint, Freud's psychoanalytic theory, Jung's analytic theory, the individual psychology of Alfred Adler, the Neo-Freudians, the contributions of mental testing to abnormal psychology, the psychosomatic or holistic viewpoint, and the brief history of clinical psychology. (Author)
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Services, History, Personality Theories, Psychiatry, Psychologists, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Theories
National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (Order No. PB-233 749; HC-$4.25)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Board of Vocational Education, Charleston. Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation.