Angles on Atypical Psychology
This text provides complete coverage of AQA A and B, and Edexcel specifications. It includes a large volume of research covering 1998-2002, providing detailed accounts of the major theories and treatments for a range of psychological problems. It includes a wealth of interactive features to stimulate critical thinking.
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The Biomedical Model
The Learning Approach
The Humanistic Approach
The Social Approach
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