Abnormality

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Deviation from Social Norms
Person's thinking or behaviour violates social norms. Varies according to culture, context and degree and can be abused.
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Failure to Function Adequately
Unable to cope with everyday life. Varies according to culture and social norms and is not always maladaptive.
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Deviation from Ideal Mental Health
Growth, Reality, Autonomy, Positive View, Environmental Mastery & Stress.
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Biological Approach
Abnormality caused by things such as genes and biochemistry. Treated with drugs & ETC.
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Psychodynamic Approach
Abnormality is caused by unresolved conflicts in the unconscious mind. Treated with psychoanalysis.
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Behavioural Approach
Abnormality is learned. Treated with systematic desensitisation.
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Cognitive Approach
Anormality is influenced by warped thoughts. Treated with cognitive behavioural therapy.
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Unable to cope with everyday life. Varies according to culture and social norms and is not always maladaptive.

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Failure to Function Adequately

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Growth, Reality, Autonomy, Positive View, Environmental Mastery & Stress.

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Abnormality caused by things such as genes and biochemistry. Treated with drugs & ETC.

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Abnormality is caused by unresolved conflicts in the unconscious mind. Treated with psychoanalysis.

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