Abnormality

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Anti - psychiatry
People having problems with living, rather than psychological disorders
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Psychosis
The state when an individual has lost contact wih reality
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Schizophrenia
A complex mental disorder. People may suffer from hallucinations and delutions. Others, may become inactive and show little in the way of behaviour or emotional responsiveness.
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OCD
A disorder where people have obsessive thoughts that constantly run through their minds.
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Cultural Relativity
The idea that some aspects of psychology vary from culture to culture.
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Agoraphobia
Fear of open spaces, to an extent where it prevents a person getting on with every day life.
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Paranoid Delusions
A thought disorder that is where the individual feels persecuted by those around them
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Psychopathy
A term used to refer to an apparent lack of empathy and understanding of others.
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Self actulisation
Our motivation to achieve our full potential and individuals.
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Autonomy
The ablility to function as an individual, taking responsability for one's own actions
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Empathy
The ability to put yourself in another persons situtation and see the world from their point of view.
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Disease Model
The idea that psychological disorders can be seen as similar to physical illnesses and diseases.
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Syndrome
A cluster of physical or psychological symptoms that reguarly occur together.
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The state when an individual has lost contact wih reality

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Psychosis

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A complex mental disorder. People may suffer from hallucinations and delutions. Others, may become inactive and show little in the way of behaviour or emotional responsiveness.

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A disorder where people have obsessive thoughts that constantly run through their minds.

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The idea that some aspects of psychology vary from culture to culture.

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