scientists have moved away from trying to reduce all behavior to one single
biopsychosocial model of abnormal behavior proposes that biology alone is
usually at the root of disordered behavior.
95) As a recent
graduate of a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, you have been schooled in
the latest research in abnormal psychology. If you were trained in a model that
evaluates multiple causes contributing to abnormality, you would most likely be
labeled a strict behaviorist.
answers will vary but should include elements of the suggested answers given
different is not the equivalent of being psychologically abnormal.” Evaluate
this statement, providing support for your position.
97) Give an
example of a behavior that may be perceived as normal or abnormal according to
the “goodness-of-fit” model.
98) Explain how
development and maturity influence our perceptions of the normality of a given
99) Explain how developmental
maturity has an impact on psychological disorders.