Abnormality

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  • Created on: 19-11-12 21:21
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  • Abnormality
    • Failure to function adequately
      • inability to pursue normal acti
    • Deviation from ideal mental health
    • Deviation from social norms
      • Behaviour that violates explicit and implicit rules of what is acceptable in a society
        • Abnormal, eccentric?
          • Abnormal - thinking your brain is being taken off by aliens
          • Eccentric - running across a rugby pitch naked
        • Norms not fixed - change over time
          • Being ok  to be gay
        • Role of context including culture
          • Eating with your hands
        • Implicit - unspoken rules
          • Standing too close to someone
        • Risk of abuse
        • Explicit - laws
          • Stealing
  • Deviation from social norms
    • Behaviour that violates explicit and implicit rules of what is acceptable in a society
      • Abnormal, eccentric?
        • Abnormal - thinking your brain is being taken off by aliens
        • Eccentric - running across a rugby pitch naked
      • Norms not fixed - change over time
        • Being ok  to be gay
      • Role of context including culture
        • Eating with your hands
      • Implicit - unspoken rules
        • Standing too close to someone
      • Risk of abuse
      • Explicit - laws
        • Stealing

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