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What is abnormality as statistical infrequency?
Behaviour is abnormal because it is statistically rare. People who are 2 standard deviations above or below the mean (2.145%) are abnormal.
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What is abnormality as deviation from social norms?
Society has rules about acceptable behaviour,values and belief. Behaviour is abnormal is it deviates from what society deems as proper or acceptable.
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What is abnormality as a failure to function adequately?
Behaviours that prevent people from coping with the demands of everyday life such as the ability to work, have relationships or clean themselves properly.
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What is the GAF?
Global Assessment of Functioning Scale- 0-100 scale. 100= superior functioning, 10=suicidal
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What is abnormality as deviation from ideal mental health?
Individuals should be able to; self-actualise, autonomy, resist stress, adaptable, positive attitude about yourself.
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Society has rules about acceptable behaviour,values and belief. Behaviour is abnormal is it deviates from what society deems as proper or acceptable.

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