Flashcards in Essay Q's Deck (8)
Outline 'Deviation from Social Norms'
-Abnormal behaviour is any deviation from existing rules --- Explicit norms are laws --- Implicit norms are unspoken
Evaluate 'Deviation from Social Norms'
1. Homosexuality was viewed as a mental disorder in 70's USA --- 2. Cultural relativism: Africans hear voices --- 3. Eccentricity: streakers --- 4. Most crimes don't point to illness
Outline the Behavioural explanation of Phobias
Two process model: CC and OC --- CC acquisition and example -- OC maintenance: positive/negative reinforcement --- example
Evaluate the Behavioural explanation of Phobias
1. Little Albert shows behaviour can be learned --- 2. SD shows behaviour can be learned --- 3. Approach says all behaviour learned. DSM argues peope have predispositions ---
Outline 'Deviation from ideal mental health'
Evaluate 'Deviation from ideal mental health'
Outline what is meant by 'Flooding'