Unformatted text preview: different rituals before going to bed. She would brush her teeth twice look left before turning out her light and many other strange actions. Another disorder that causes someone to be abnormal is schizophrenia. A friend of my older sister had a father with this disorder. He often had many illusions and would forget where he was or who he was. He also had a drinking problem, which only made it worse. This frightened me as a child because his behavior was so abnormal. There are many differences between psychoanalytic, cognitive, and behavioral perspectives of abnormality. Psychoanalytic perspective believes that childhood conflicts are what cause disorders or abnormalities. Cognitive perspective views thoughts and beliefs to be the cause of these abnormal behaviors. Behavioral perspective believes that the behaviors are learned....
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, normal person, abnormal person, cognitive perspective views