Strengths

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One strength of the BioA is that is it Deterministic
This approach believes our behaviour is predetermined by our genetics and physiology.
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Example of Bio Determinism
For example depression has been linked with low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin
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Determinism is a strength of the approach -
as if we know the cause of behaviour we can treat it more effectively, for example depression can be treated by providing drugs which increase levels of serotonin
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A further Strength of the BioA is that it is scientific
for example the key methods used include brain scans and lab experiments on animals which are highly objective and replicable
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(scientific) this is a strength of the approach as it can be
tested to find cause and effect relationships. For example drugs to reduce levels of dopamine can be given to individuals with schizophrenia to see the effect it has on their symptoms
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For example depression has been linked with low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin

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Example of Bio Determinism

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as if we know the cause of behaviour we can treat it more effectively, for example depression can be treated by providing drugs which increase levels of serotonin

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for example the key methods used include brain scans and lab experiments on animals which are highly objective and replicable

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tested to find cause and effect relationships. For example drugs to reduce levels of dopamine can be given to individuals with schizophrenia to see the effect it has on their symptoms

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