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Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years$
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Pat Rabbitt

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199228768

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.001.0001

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Experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment

Experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment

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(p.283) 22 Experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment
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Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years
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J. Mark G. Williams

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0023

This chapter describes changes and developments experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment during the past fifty years. Since the first emergence of psychology as an experimental science in the late 19th century and early 20th century, its application to psychological disorders had been a prominent goal. Two key developments during the 1950s were Hans Eysenck's review of the efficacy of psychological treatment and Joseph Wolpe's book on the use of systematic desensitization in psychotherapy.

Keywords:   experimental psychopathology, psychological treatment, psychological disorders, Hans Eysenck, Joseph Wolpe, desensitization, psychotherapy

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