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Chapter13.outline - Ch 13 Psychological Disorders What is abnormal Behavior 1 Criteria used to identify Abnormal behavior a Unusualness b Social

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Ch. 13: Psychological Disorders What is abnormal Behavior? 1. Criteria used to identify Abnormal behavior a. Unusualness b. Social Deviance c. Emotional distress d. Maladaptive behavior i. Causes distress ii. Health or social, damage e. Dangerousness i. Violent and/or dangerous behavior (putting your own or someone else’s life at risk) f. Faulty perceptions or interpretations of reality 2. Cultural Basis of abnormal Behavior a. Important to consider cultural context i. What is abnormal in one culture may be considered normal in another ii. Variations between cultures in how abnormal behavior is expressed or experienced b. Culture-bound syndromes c. Judgments of what is abnormal behavior can change over time 3. Models of Abnormal Behavior a. Early beliefs i. Controlled by the supernatural, possessed by demons/cured by exorcism b. Medical model c. Psychological models i. Psychodynamic-Freud-due to underlying psychological problems ii. Behaviorist-abnormal behavior is learned like any other behavior
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Jogmen during the Fall '08 term at Loyola Chicago.

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Chapter13.outline - Ch 13 Psychological Disorders What is abnormal Behavior 1 Criteria used to identify Abnormal behavior a Unusualness b Social

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