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Outline 'Deviation from Social Norms'

-Abnormal behaviour is any deviation from existing rules --- Explicit norms are laws --- Implicit norms are unspoken

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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

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Outline the Behavioural explanation of Phobias

Two process model: CC and OC --- CC acquisition and example -- OC maintenance: positive/negative reinforcement --- example

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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 ---

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Outline 'Deviation from ideal mental health'

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Evaluate 'Deviation from ideal mental health'

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Outline what is meant by 'Flooding'

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Evaluate 'Flooding' as a treatment for Phobias

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