PSYCHOLOGY AQA UNIT 2- Abnormality

Revision for Individual differences for Unit 2 Psychology exam

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What are the three definitions of abnormality?
Deviation for social norm, deviation from ideal mental health, failure to function adequately
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What are the two Biological therapies of abnormality?
ECT and drugs
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What are the three psychological therapies of abnormality?
Psychoanalysis, Systematic desensitization, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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What is the biological approach to abnormality?
Bodily systems used to explain behaviour
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What is the psychodynamic approach to abnormality?
Individual's abnormal behaviour determined by underlying psychological conflicts of which they are largely unaware
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What is the behavioural approach to abnormality?
All behaviour is learned
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What is the cognitive approach to abnormality?
Problems arise in the way an individual thinks about the world
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