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Definitions of Abnormality
Definition 1
Deviation from Social Norms
Behaviour which is anti-social and undesirable by the majority of society, however each
society has different acceptable behaviours. A good social norm is for example being polite,
being rude or being deviant could mean an individual finds it difficult to interact…

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This criteria suggests everyone is abnormal is some repect.
Physical illness is easy to detect as they can cause viral/ bacterial infections. It's
unlikely to be able to diagnose mental abnormality in the same way as physical
Criteria is different to each culture.


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