Evaluation of the Behavioural Approach to Psychopathology


Evaluation of the Behaviourist Approach to Psychopathology

+ Led to therapies to treat mental health disorders (use of systematic desensitisation for phobias)

+ takes into aaccount cultural differences (e.g. culture and eating disorders)

- minimises roles played by internal processes (e.g. thoughts and feelings) individuals who suffer depression or panic attacks have distorted thinking patterns - can't explain all this.

- ignores the


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