What is an abnormal person?
Moreover, how can you tell if someone is abnormal?
There are four general criteria that psychologists use to identify abnormal behavior: violation of social norms, statistical rarity, personal distress, and maladaptive behavior.
Beside above, what is normal and abnormal? It is difficult to define normal and abnormal because it is vary from person to person and also situation/condition, but in general we can say that normal is seen good thing something that is natural , regular and routine and abnormal is any kind of activity that is not good or that is not a common or regular.
Also know, what are examples of abnormal behavior?
There are 5 categories of Abnormal Psychology.
- Anxiety Disorders. Anxiety refers to unfounded fear of the unknown or of nonthreatening stimuli.
- Dissociative Disorders. To dissociate is to separate from one's self and surroundings.
- Mood Disorders.
- Personality Disorders.
What are the 4 D's of abnormal behavior?
The “Four D's” consisting of deviance, dysfunction, distress, and danger can be a valuable tool to all practitioners when assessing reported traits, symptoms, or conditions in order to illuminate the point of at which these factors might represent a DSM IV-TR disorder.