Abnormality key terms

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Psychopathy
The study of mental illness
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Social norm
Rules of behaviour that prescribe what is acceptable in a given situation.
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Cultural relativism
The idea that judgements about definitions of human behaviour cannot be made in absolute terms, but only within the context of a given culture
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Culture bound syndromes
Combination of psychiatric and somatic symptoms that are considered to be recognisable disease only within a specific society or culture
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Self actualisation
The realisation or fulfilments of ones talents and potentialities, especially considered as a drive or need present in everyone
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Autonomy
The ability to behave independently, to do things on ones own
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DSM
The diagnostic and statistic manual is a list of mental disorders which is used to diagnose
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Stigmatise
Negative attitudes and beliefs that motivates fear, rejection, avoidance and discrimination against people with mental illnesses
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