6. Abnormal psychology

IB Psychology: 6. Abnormal psychology

This chapter looks at the field of abnormal psychology. This is done through the lenses of the biological, cognitive and sociocultural approaches.Students may study any one of the following categories of disorders: anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, trauma and stress-related disorders or eating disorders. These classifications are based on the DSM-V. This chapter focuses on Major...


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Maria Fotinopoulou 23 September 2017 - 10:05

Hi John!
just a quick question on new syllabus for abnormal psych option.
Am i right in that the new syllabus for this option has less content? Students only need to learn etiologies for one disorder? and treatment for one?
Thank you!!

John Crane 25 September 2017 - 05:16

Dear Maria- yes, this is correct.

Maria Fotinopoulou 30 September 2017 - 10:06

Thank you!


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