4 Psychological Terms That You’re Using Incorrectly

4 Psychological Terms That You’re Using Incorrectly



At some point, you’ve probably heard someone use any or all of these four words to describe someone. But there’s a really excellent chance that person had no idea what these terms mean. But SciShow is here to help clear up some of these definitions, and explain why the weather isn’t schizophrenic, and how your ex probably isn’t actually a psychopath.

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Sources:
http://mentalwellnesscenter.org/cm/OnlineEducation/Schizophrenia.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-15213824
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/01/schizophrenia_definition_and_metaphor_schizophrenic_does_not_mean_multiple.html

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