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Definitions of abnormalities




1. What does the term abnormality mean?
This is a psychological condition or behaviour that departs from norm and
is harmful and distressing to individuals or those around them. These
behaviours are usually those that violates from society's ideas of what is
an appropriate level of functioning.…

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Definitions of abnormalities




From an individual's point of view, abnormality can be judged in terms of
not being able to cope to day-to-day situations.
For example, feeling depressed, this can be coped as long as you
continue to go to work, eat meals, wash cloths, go about day-to-day
living. However,…

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Definitions of abnormalities




Integration = being able to cope with stressful
situation
Autonomy = being independent and self-regulating
Mastery of environment = including the ability to
love, function at work and interpersonal relations,
adjust new situations and solve problems.
This modal suggests that absence of these criteria indicates abnormality
and…

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