Unformatted text preview: Let’s 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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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CLP 4414 taught by Professor Hubertz during the Spring '08 term at FAU.
- Spring '08