Psychology 2 Definitions of Abnormality

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1. Limitation of deviation from social norms?

  • Temperal validity - e.g being gay
  • Temperal validity - e.g burping in someone's face
  • Some people are considered abnormal however they lead normal lives (Yorkshire Ripper)
  • Few people reach self actualisation
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2. What does R stand for in PAPERS?

  • Resistance to stress
  • Reading
  • Reality
  • Random activity

3. What does S stand for PAPERS?

  • Strength
  • Shyness
  • Self actualisation
  • Stress

4. Which definition involves implicit and explicit rules?

  • Failure to be social
  • Failure to function adequately
  • Deviation from social norms
  • Deviation from mental health

5. Which definition is to do with PAPERS?

  • Failure to be social
  • Deviation from social norms
  • Deviation from mental health
  • Failure to function adequately

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