Deviation from statistical norms
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What type of data do you need in order to apply this definition of abnormality?
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    Qualitative
    Nominal
    Quantitative
  • Question 2
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    Q. What does the central line on the normal distribution curve represent?
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    mean
    standard deviation
    range
  • Question 3
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    Q. What percentage of the population score within one standard deviation above and below the mean?
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    95%
    14%
    68%
    50%
  • Question 4
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    Q. 95% score between two standard deviations above and below the mean and they are classed as
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    normal
    abnormal
  • Question 5
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    Q. A z score of +2 would be classed as
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    normal
    abnormal
  • Question 6
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    Q. A z score of -3 would be classed as 
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    normal
    abnormal
  • Question 7
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    Q. One strength of this definition of abnormality is that it is
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    generalisable
    objective
    subjective
    credible
  • Question 8
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    Q. Another strength of this definition of abnormality is that..
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    it relies on the subjective opinion of the person being assessed
    it distinguishes between socially desirable and undesirable traits
    it is ethnocentric
    t can be used to prioritise people for treatment
  • Question 9
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    Q. One limitation of this definition is
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    socially desirable but rare traits are labelled as abnormal
    people with rare traits may be overlooked
    it is difficult to detemrine whether someone should be classified as abnormal
    it is rarely applied reliably
  • Question 10
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    Q. Another limitation of this definition is that it may result in
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    patients feeling that doctors aren't taking them seriously
    unfair advantage to people from ethnic minorities
    labelling people who need support as being normal becasue they don't score high or low enough on the test
    exaggeration of the number of people who need help
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