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What is meant by STATISTICAL DEVIATION as a way to define abnormality?
When an individual has a less common characteristic, eg being more depressed or less intelligent than most of the population.
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What is meant by DEVIATION from SOCILA NORMS as a way to define abnormality.
Behaviour that is different from the accepted standards of behaviour in a community or society.
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What is meant by FAILURE TO FUNCTION ADEQUATELY.
Someone is unable to cope with ordinary demands of day-to-day living.
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What is meant by DEVIATION from IDEAL MENTAL HEALTH.
When someone does not meet a set of criteria for good mental health.
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What is involved with FLOOGING as a treatment of phobias.
Behavioural therapy, where a phobic patient is exposed to an extreme form of a phobic stimulus in order to reduce anxiety triggered by stimulus. Takes place over one session which lasts more than a couple hours.
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What is meant by DEVIATION from SOCILA NORMS as a way to define abnormality.

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Behaviour that is different from the accepted standards of behaviour in a community or society.

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