This is because it could be as a result of various difficulties such as suffering, deviancy, maladaptiveness, and social discomfort, violations of societal standards, irrationality and unpredictability. In all these aspects, psychologically, a person may be assumed to be abnormal (Butcher, Susan & Hooley, 2001). The explanation of the aspect of abnormality can be achieved through the classification of the same into three main categories; first, as a deviation from the social norms practiced in a society; second, as a deviation from the mental health considered ideal; and third, as a failure of an individual’s senses to function in the expected manner. In the first category, abnormality may be attributed to any violations to the existing social norms i.e. a violation of the implicitly set rules in a society on how people ought to behave. However, this should be appropriately justified as so depending on the perspective in which the individual behaviours are placed. In the second category, abnormality may imply to the possession of certain mental characteristics that do not prove any conformation to the ideal frameworks. This is because the society we live in recognises the great presence of mentally stable personalities; hence, all expected to attain self-actualisation, autonomy and self-esteem traits to be considered normal. ...Show more
Psychology Name: Institution: 1. The Meaning of Abnormality The concept abnormality can be described or defined from different grounds depending on the immediate context into which it is placed or used. Universally, there exists no generally accepted definition of the concept, except for the generalisation of the difficulties experienced when handling certain aspects…
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