Unit 4 Clinical Psychology Definitions

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Statistical definition Of abnormality
Deviation from social norms, showing maladaptive functioning
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Social norm definition of abnormality
Expect standards of acceptable and appropriate behaviour. Involving attitudes for members of society
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Schizophrenia
A mental health disorder, chartergorized by distortions. This is shown in disturbances of perception, thought, language and emotions
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Reliability of diagnosis
Clinical use of standerdized interview schedules which define and specify set symptom to look for
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Validity of diagnosis
Receiving an accurate diagnosis , which results in correct prognosis
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Primary data
Original data collected by a researcher, this can be in interviews, observations etc
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Secondary data
Second hand data not original to the current researcher e.g. stats of the number of SCHZ in UK
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Expect standards of acceptable and appropriate behaviour. Involving attitudes for members of society

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Social norm definition of abnormality

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A mental health disorder, chartergorized by distortions. This is shown in disturbances of perception, thought, language and emotions

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Clinical use of standerdized interview schedules which define and specify set symptom to look for

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Receiving an accurate diagnosis , which results in correct prognosis

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