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Human adaptation and its failures.

Phillips, Leslie.

Human adaptation and its failures.

by Phillips, Leslie.

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Published by Academic Press in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Adjustment (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesPersonality and psychopathology : a series of texts, monographs and treatises -- 3, Personality and psychopathology -- 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC574
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19738628M

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Human Adaptation and its Failures focuses on the nature of psychopathology and its relation to normal behavior. The book first offers information on key concepts, including environmental factors in adaptation, nonadaptive behavior patterns, and a critique of approaches to normal and psychiatrically impaired behaviors.

This book explores a set of related propositions that concern the field traditionally conceived as comprising psychiatric normality and psychopathology, considered here under the title "human adaptation and its failures." The term "human adaptation" refers to a person's response to the complexities of living in society.

Human Adaptation and its Failures focuses on the nature of psychopathology and its relation to normal behavior. The book first offers information on key concepts, including environmental factors in adaptation, nonadaptive behavior patterns, and a critique of approaches to normal and psychiatrically impaired Edition: 1.

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