Failure to function adequately limitations

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  • Failure to function adequately: Limitations
    • The Judge
      • Someone needs to decide the abnormality.
      • The patient may decide this for themselves, possibly making it worse deliberately.
      • Patient may not be aware, and others judge.
    • Adaptive or Maladaptive
      • Dysfunctional behaviour can be adapting and functional for that individual.
      • Some diagnosed problems lead to wanted extra attention.
    • Cultural Relativism
      • Cultural ideas of how people should be living.
      • Different ways of living in cultures.
      • Standard of one culture is put on another, unfair.


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