Individuals that are mentally disabled, in order to help these patients different programs, schools should be designed where they can be provided with extra learning time. Retardation can occur in any family no matter where you come from or what religion you belong to, we should all take some time and come up with different ways to assist these individuals. Most of all, we should educate the young’s about the risks of getting pregnant at young age and about different diseases that can be sexually transmitted because societies now are not the same how it used to be back then. We now need to educate children’s at young age to keep them safe and to make them aware about different diseases and how it can be passed down to their own children or even take their life. There should be more people going into special education programs so that we can come up with new ways to prevent retardation and provide better genetic counseling. Furthermore, people who are retarded can learn wide range of job skills if they are properly assisted in well mannerly way. Individuals who will be assisting them needs to built a comfortable relationship with their patients so that way they won’t hesitate to ask anything to gain knowledge and learn to better take care of themselves. In addition, to prevent any kind of abnormalities during pregnancy, different classes should be designed in middle schools, high schools and colleges that should be mandatory to take instead of other elective classes because this kind of education is usable lifelong and everyone should learn to better take care of their health and…
between normal and abnormal behavior may seem obvious, what constitutes the definition often is based on the circumstances and the society the person lives or is from or lives in. Normal behavior is primarily defined as the person acting in concert with the way any person in the society he or she is currently in would act. Abnormal behavior is often denoted by a person's inability to adjust their behavior to suit the circumstances he or she is currently in. An example of abnormal behavior would be…
Abnormal psychology studies, analyzes, explains abnormal behavior, and looks at the nature of psychopathology. Normal and abnormal psychology is just different ways of looking at one’s mental state, and finding reasoning for one’s actions or behaviors. Understanding and explaining the context in which the abnormality occurs, and abnormal behavior is profoundly influenced by demographic context categories such as gender, age, class, and culture (Hansell & Damour, 2008). Abnormal…
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy
August 12, 2013
Ms. Karen Croley
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy
For many decades’ scientists, psychologists and biologists have been trying to understand human behavior. It is important to avoid looking for a single cause of a behavior or event. The psychological experiences of humans lie at the intersection of biology and culture. “At the intersection of biology and culture lies psychology, the scientific investigation of mental processes…
Abnormal Psychology in a Changing
Jeffrey S. Nevid/Spencer A. Rathus/Beverly Greene
Introduction and Methods of Research
Ashlea R. Smith, PhD
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concepts of normal and abnormal behaviour alongside difficulties related to diagnosis of mental health illnesses. This evaluation will discuss how behaviour is explained by the biological and cognitive models.
The concepts of normal and abnormal behaviour are social constructs whose definitions differ over time and across cultures. Social norms change over time, impacting upon which category behaviour is placed. For instance, homosexuality was previously viewed as abnormal, unlawful behaviour throughout…
Abnormal psychology and therapy.
Psychology/300 General psychology
April 9, 2015
Jennifer Murphy, Facilitator
University of phoenix
In this paper, we identify the types of Abnormal psychologies and therapy.
Abnormal psychology is the study of disorders that effect people mentally and physically causing obsessive and disruption patterns and habits to a persons well being and life style. The…
What is abnormality and what do people define as abnormal? The word abnormal has changed its definition over many years.In the 1600’s it was not unusual for women would be burned at the stake, accused of being witches, which in other words meant that they simply did not conform to the norms and values of traditional society. Today, the word abnormal is defined as a difference in a person’s behaviour, being seen as unusual or unnatural from an outsider’s…
As you most likely know cancer is a very mysterious and deadly disease, but what is cancer really? Cancer is a disease which forms when abnormal cells divide without control. These cells are able to invade other tissues. There are over one hundred different types of cancer. Each different type of cancer is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected. Although there are many great advancements of technology to treat and prevent cancer, cancer is still the number one leading cause…
to the differences in age, gender, ethnicity, sexual preference, socioeconomic, and religious orientations (Plante, 2011).” When looking into how to handle a person that has depression varies from person to person because they will not take the treatments all the same, just as handling patients that have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
. The cognitive-behavioral, humanistic perspectives, and psychodynamic represent varied perceptions of an individual’s behavior, each offering a different insight…
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy
Azure Roberts, Ashley Jackson, Florence Ames
Psychologists describe abnormal behavior as behavior that causes one to experience agony and prevents them from functioning in their daily lives (Renner, Morrissey, Mae, Feldman, & Majors, 2011). There are more than two hundred disorders divided into seventeen classifications listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision also…