deviation from ideal mental health

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Deviation from ideal mental health

Under this definition, rather than defining what is abnormal, we define what is normal/ideal and anything that deviates from this is regarded as abnormal.  This requires us to decide on the characteristics we consider necessary to mental health.  Psychologists vary, but usual characteristics include:

o Positive view of the self

o Capability…

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