Abnormal behavior study peoples emotional, cognitive, and or behavioral problems abnormal behavior may be defined as behavior that is disturbing distressing maladaptive or self defeating and often result ofdistorted thoughts.Medical model school of thought is mental disorders are believed to be the product of psychological factors. The medical model which is more wildly used by psychiatrists the psychologists treats mental disorders as physical diseases whereby medication is often used in treatment Prognosisvs.Diagnosis. People often confuse the termsprognosisanddiagnosis. The difference between the two is that while aprognosisis a guess as to theoutcomeoftreatment, adiagnosisis actually identifying the problem and giving it a name, such as depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder.Violation of Social Norms. Under this definition, a person's thinking orbehavioris classified asabnormalif it violates the (unwritten) rules about what is expected or acceptablebehaviorin a particular social group. Theirbehaviormay be incomprehensible to others or make others feel threatened or uncomfortable.Criteria for abnormal behavior Violation of Social Norms. Under this definition, a person's thinking or behavior is classified as abnormal if it violates the (unwritten) rules about what is expected or acceptable behavior in a particular social group. Their behavior maybe incomprehensible to others or make others feel threatened or uncomfortable.Deviance behavior is any behavior that is contrary to the dominant norms of society. ... This means thatpsychologistsbelieve that individual human beings are solely responsible for their criminal ordeviantacts. Second, an individual's personality is the major motivational element that drives behavior within individuals +Maladaptive behavior isbehaviorthat prevents you from making adjustments that are in your own best interest.Personal distress isan aversive, self-focused emotional reaction (e.g., anxiety, worry, discomfort) to the apprehension or comprehension of another's emotional state or condition.DSM-5 TheDSM-5method for diagnosing personality disorders is called acategoricalapproach. However, an alternative method, called thedimensionalapproach, is also presented inDSM-5for consideration and future research.Personal anxiety disorder Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge.Being easily fatigued.Having difficulty concentrating; mind going blank.Being irritable.Having muscle tension.Difficulty controlling feelings of worry.Phobia
sweating.trembling.hot flushes or chills.shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.a choking sensation.rapid heartbeat (tachycardia)pain or tightness in the chest.a sensation of butterflies in the stomach.