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SECTION C ­ INDIVIDUAL
DIFFERENCES
1. (a) Describe key features of the behavioural approach to psychopathology. [4 marks]
(b) Outline one limitation of the behavioural approach to psychopathology. [2 marks]



2. One way of defining abnormality is to see whether or not someone meets the criteria for
mental health. Ivan…

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8. Dr Francis has been treating a patient with severe depression. He has been prescribing
antidepressant drugs and although, initially, the patient appeared to show some improvement,
it was only temporary. Dr Francis has offered her ECT but she knows very little about it.
(a) What information could Dr Francis…

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(a) In the table below, write down which example matches each of the definitions in the table.
[3 marks]



Definition of abnormality Example of the definition
Failure to function adequately
Deviation from ideal mental health
Deviation from social norms


(b) Select two of the definitions given in the table and…

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