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Evaluation of the Biological Approach

No Blame ­ A diagnosis for mental illness implies the person is not to blame for their illness, which is
more likely to elicit a sympathetic response rather than a punishment

Stigma ­ However (Szasz 1972) mental illnesses are something people fear because they do…

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Conformity


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"The Process of yielding to majority influence and can be defined as a change in behaviour
or

belief as a result of real or imagined group pressure"

Types of Conformity:

> Compliance ­ (Public, Not Private) Publically conforming, privately

maintaining own views

> Identification ­ (Public & Private ­ Value)…

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Rahe et al. Developed the Social Readjustment Rating Scale

2500 seamen took SRRS before duty and indicated events they'd experienced 6 months
prior: higher LCU scores led to higher illness over the next 7 months.
400 people cannot decide how the world perceives life events (lacks external validity).
Differences between…

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