Test 1 Notes
Test 1 Notes zPY358
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Date Created: 01/22/15
PY 358 Chapter 1 01212015 quotNormalquot usual ordinary not strange o mentallyphysically healthy quotAbnormalquot different from normalaverage unusual especially in a way that causes problems Being different individuals have abilities that distinguish them from general public Deviant behavior violates societal and social norms but these norms are always changing Goodness of fit understanding behavior within a speci c context 0 A behavior can be problematic or not depending on the environment in which it occurs 0 Some change the environment to accommodate the behavior but in a more rigid environment the behavior is abnormal Derek classroom Culture shared behavioral patterns and lifestyles that differentiate one group of people from another Culturebound syndrome originally described abnormal behaviors that were speci c to a particular locationgroup Case Study Berkely top 1 Neuroscience grad student failed comprehensive exams Purchased stockpiled guns Called self quotThe Jokerquot 0 James Eagen Holmes Aurora Batman shooter Being lonersocially awkward deviant behavior
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