AS Psychology Unit 2: Abnormality Revision

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Deviation from social norms
A definition of abnormality. The person who is regarded as `abnormal` does not adhere to the norms laid down by his or her society.
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Deviation from ideal mental health
A definition of abnormality. The person who is regarded as `abnormal` does not achieve Jahoda's (1958) criteria for optimal living. It focuses on recognising normality than abnormality.
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Biological Appoach
Mental health problems regarded as illnesses with identifiable symptoms, origins and treatments
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Psychodynamic Approach.
A psychological approach. The mind (psyche) is seen as being influenced by powerful and changing (dynamics) unconscious forces. Most closely associated with Sigmund Freud.
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Cognitive Approach
A psychological approach. Abnormality results from faulty internal cognitive (thinking) processes.
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A definition of abnormality. The person who is regarded as `abnormal` does not achieve Jahoda's (1958) criteria for optimal living. It focuses on recognising normality than abnormality.

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Deviation from ideal mental health

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Mental health problems regarded as illnesses with identifiable symptoms, origins and treatments

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A psychological approach. The mind (psyche) is seen as being influenced by powerful and changing (dynamics) unconscious forces. Most closely associated with Sigmund Freud.

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A psychological approach. Abnormality results from faulty internal cognitive (thinking) processes.

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