Psychology 2 Definitions of Abnormality

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  • Created on: 17-05-14 21:11

1. How is hunger strike not failure to function?

  • They do it to enjoy their next meal better
  • It is done because they've got no sleep
  • It is done for principal not because they're abnormal
  • It is failure to function
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2. What does S stand for PAPERS?

  • Shyness
  • Stress
  • Self actualisation
  • Strength

3. Which definition involves implicit and explicit rules?

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

4. What definition suggests someone is unable to experience a normal range of behaviours?

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

5. What's a limitation of deviation from mental health?

  • Temperal validity eg burping in someone's face
  • Temperal validity eg being gay
  • Few people reach self actualisation
  • Some people are considered abnormal however they lead normal lives (Yorkshire Ripper)


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