abnormality

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failure to function
when an individual is seen as abnormal if they are unable to meet the obligations of social groups in society (they cannot cope with everyday life)
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deviation from social norms
breaking societys standards or norms
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deviation form ideal mental health
someone who lacks characteristics that is believed people should posses in order to appear normal. JAHODA identified 6 factors nec for optimal living: positive self view, reality, autonomy, integration, self actualisation, environmental mastery
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limitation for failure to function
not being able to cope with demands of life is a normal reaction e.g. death of a loved one
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limitation for deviation form ideal mental health
difficult to define. how can you measure someones self esteem or accurate perception of reality
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limitation for deviation from social norms
to dependant on context - near nakedness is ok on a beach but not in a classroom?
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breaking societys standards or norms

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deviation from social norms

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someone who lacks characteristics that is believed people should posses in order to appear normal. JAHODA identified 6 factors nec for optimal living: positive self view, reality, autonomy, integration, self actualisation, environmental mastery

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not being able to cope with demands of life is a normal reaction e.g. death of a loved one

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difficult to define. how can you measure someones self esteem or accurate perception of reality

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