Definitions of Abnormality

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1. In Jahoda's six categories of ideal mental health, what did she mean by: integration?

  • Being able to cope in stressful situations
  • Having high self esteem and a strong sense of indentity
  • Being independent and self-regulating
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2. In Jahoda's six categories of ideal mental health, what did she mean by: self attitudes

  • Being able to cope in stressful situations
  • Having high self esteem and a strong sense of identity
  • The extent to which an individual develops their full capabilities

3. Having an accute perseption of reality is one of Jahoda's six categories of ideal mental health, true or false?

  • unsure
  • true
  • false

4. Who pointed out that we define physical illness by looking for absense of signs of ideal physical health and then divised a list which allows us to do the same with mental health?

  • Marie Jahoda
  • Nicola Jahoda
  • Denise Jahoda

5. What are the three definitions of abnormality?

  • deviation from social norms, failure to function adequately and deviation from ideal physical health
  • deviation from social norms, failure to function adequately and deviation from ideal mental health
  • deviation from social norms, failure to act indepedently and deviation from ideal mental health

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