Psychopathology

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What is statistical deviation?
Numerically unusual behaviours or characteristics.
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Give an example of Statistical infrequency
IQ below 70 is part of diagnosis for Intellectual Diasability disorder
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Give 3 Evaluations of statistical infrequency
1. Real life application- simple means of assessing. 2. Unusual may be positive- high IQ is desirable. 3. Don't benefit from labelling
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What is Deviation from social norms?
Social judgements about what is acceptable.
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Give an example of Deviation from social norms?
Antisocial personality disorder- impulsive, aggressive behaviour is not socially acceptable.
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Give 3 evaluations for Deviation from social norms?
1.Not a sole exp- Other factors like distress to others matter. 2. Cultural relativism- not fair to judge other cultures as all different. 3. Lead to human rights abuse- social norms still control minority groups.
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What is Failure to Function Adequately?
Failing to cope with demands of everyday life.
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How can you tell when someone is failing?
Signs, not conforming to interpersonal rules.
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Give an example of FFA
Intellectual disability disorder
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Give 2 evaluations for FFA
1. Patients perspective- captures experience of people with mental problems. 2. Subjective judgements- requires a subjective judgement during assessment.
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What is deviation from ideal mental health?
Jahoda considered 7 criterias (self actualisation, cope with stress). Considered normality
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What does DFIMH look like?
Lack of symptoms- coping with stress etc.
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Give 3 Evaluations of ideal mental health
1. Comprehensive definition- Includes all reasons anyone might seek help. 2. cultural relativism- ideas specific to west. 3. High standards- Few achieve all.
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