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i need these questions answered

  • How would you describe the evolution of abnormality across time, and how do you define abnormality?
  • If you were going to conduct a research study to determine whether or not a behavior is “normal” or “abnormal,” what sort of design or methodology do you feel might be effective?
  • What modern theoretical perspective of abnormality (biological, psychological, or sociocultural) do you think you might like to explore further as part of your final project for this course? Why?

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Running head: ABNORMALITY

Abnormality
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Running head: ABNORMALITY

Definition
Abnormality entails a state when an individual’s behavior and character traits are not
easy to come around statistically. In this, the individuals with the traits may not be considered
to be sane. The behaviors are not just characterized on the first instance, but a lot of research
has to be done to confirm it. This may apply to people with both low and high IQ than the
average. Desirability is not put into consideration in this definition; as individuals with a
higher IQ than the average in most cases are not thought to be abnormal because this is a
desirable trait. On the other hand, those with a lower IQ are seen to be abnormal.
Another definition is based on the cultural standards of a specific society. Such
societies have particular behaviors that are considered ...


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