Hard to define abnormality

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  • What makes us different from those around us?
    • Thought Process (Cognitive)
    • Past Experience
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    • Upbringing (Behavioural
    • Environment
    • Personality (Freud)
    • Gender
  • Upbringing (Behavioural
  • Personality (Freud)
  • ABNORMALITY IS HARD TO DEFINE!
    • Gender! Something normal for a female will be abnormal for a male!
      • Time: 1984 homosexuality was a disorder which could be diagnosed and also treated. Shows a change in norms over time
  • Culture: Norms across culture are not the same. They differ on food, clothing ect. Individualist and Collectivist
    • Time: 1984 homosexuality was a disorder which could be diagnosed and also treated. Shows a change in norms over time

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