Individual Differences - Psychology

This quiz is based on the the topic of Individual Differences in Psychology Unit 2. 

Select the correct definition of abnormality.
Deviation from social norms - Deviating from the explicit and implicit rules of a society.
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Select the correct definition of abnormality.
Failure to function adequately - Not being able to cope with the demands of everyday life.
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Select the correct definition of abnormality.
Deviation from ideal mental health - Not being able to meet the criteria for optimal living.
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What is a limitation of deviation from social norms as an explanation of abnormality?
Some people deviate because they are just eccentric.
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What is a limitation of failure to functioning adequately as an explanation of abnormality?
People can still function adequately even when having a mental illness like depression.
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What is a limitation of deviation from ideal mental health as an explanation of abnormality?
Few people ever meet their full potential in lfe.
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