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Unformatted text preview: Lets say that you told us that God talks to you through your dog. Is that any crazier than God talking to Moses through a burning bush? No but 1 refers to a serial killer & the other to a biblical story. Mental disorder as maladaptive behavior 2. Origins of Abnormal Behavior: In western cultures the biopsychosocial model is dominant that is that abnormal behavior has 3 major aspects a. biological this includes nature & the nature / nurture interaction b. psychological this would be the individuals reactions to specific events & stimuli c. social or the influence of others on ones psychopathology....
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- Spring '08