Approaches to abnormality

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Biological Approach
Abnoramilities result from a biological flaw like: genetic inheritance, neuroanatomy, neurochemical
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Behavioural Approach
All abnormalities occur as a reuslt of behaviour that has been learnt. 3 behavioural psychologists: Freud,
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Cognitive approach
All abnormality occurs as a result of faulty and irrational thought processes
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Psychodynamic Approach
All abnormal behaviour occurs as a result of the unconscious mind. It occurs when a person regresses / get's stuck in one of the psychosexual stages
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How many approaches to abnormality are there
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All abnormalities occur as a reuslt of behaviour that has been learnt. 3 behavioural psychologists: Freud,

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All abnormality occurs as a result of faulty and irrational thought processes

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All abnormal behaviour occurs as a result of the unconscious mind. It occurs when a person regresses / get's stuck in one of the psychosexual stages

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