PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

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statistical deviation
when an individual has a less common characteristic numerically
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deviation from social norms
behaviour that is different from accepted standards in society
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failure to function adequately
one is unable to cope with demands of everyday life
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deviation from ideal mental health
one doesn't meet criteria for good mental health
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phobia
irrational fear of object/situation
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depression
mental disorder characterised by low mood and energy levels
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OCD
condition characterised by obsessions and compulsive behaviour
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systematic desensitisation
behavioural therapy to reduce unwanted response to stimulus. anxiety hierarchy and systematic relaxation
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flooding
behavioural therapy. phobic patient exposed to extreme form of phobic stimulus to reduce anxiety
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negative triad
Beck's three kinds of negative thinking: self, world, future
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ABC model
activating event, irrational belief, consequence
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CBT
challenging negative thoughts and irrational beliefs
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irrational thoughts
thoughts likely to interfere w/ person's happiness
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genetic explanations
DNA that is inherited
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neural explanations
physical and psychological characteristics determined by behaviour of nervous system
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behaviour that is different from accepted standards in society

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deviation from social norms

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one is unable to cope with demands of everyday life

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one doesn't meet criteria for good mental health

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irrational fear of object/situation

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