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Unformatted text preview: Dysfunction/Maladaptive o Abnormal behavior tends to be dysfunctional - it interferes w/ daily life o Daily functioning Maintain hygiene Fulfill your role in society (school, career, etc) o Culture has an influence on determinations of dysfunction Determine what is appropriate/inappropriate Danger (not always required) o Abnormal behavior may become dangerous to oneself or others Behavior may be careless, hostile, or confused o Not a common feature Mood disorders o Worldwide lifetime prevalence 7% at any time 5% mild forms Depression can come and go o Sex differences Females are twice as likely to have major depression Similar for males and females Gender imbalance ends around age 65 Bipolar disorder is generally the same with men and women Fundamentally similar in children and adults Prevalence across subcultures seems to be similar when it comes to depression...
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