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Adorno (1903-1969)

 was a philosopher, sociologist andcomposer.  Within socialpsychology, is largely remembered for defining the authoritarian personality(characterised by intolerance of ambiguity, prejudiced attitudes and conformity to authority,with an emphasis on the influence of childhood experiences and internalisation) and thesubsequent development of the F-scale (ameasurement of the authoritarian personality).

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.