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define- deviation from social norms
norms are unwritten rules, created by society, to guide behaviour. they provide us with a sense of order in society.
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define- Failure to function adequately
an individual who is failing to function adequately is encouraging behaviours that are 'not good for them.'
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define- deviation from mental health
Alternative to identifying abnormal behaviour. this approach considers what is normal.
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outline and describe the biomedical approaches to abnormality
Trauma, Genetics, Infection, Biochemical
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outline a key study for the relationship between Anorexia and Genetics
Holland et al
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define- Failure to function adequately

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an individual who is failing to function adequately is encouraging behaviours that are 'not good for them.'

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define- deviation from mental health

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outline and describe the biomedical approaches to abnormality

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outline a key study for the relationship between Anorexia and Genetics

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