Psychology

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Model Answer for Question 6 Paper 2: AS Psychology, June 2016 (AQA)

Level:
AS, A Level
Board:
AQA

Section B - Psychopathology

06 Read the four definitions of abnormality below (A-D).

A) Failure to function adequately

B) Deviation from social norms

C) Statistical infrequency

D) Deviation from ideal mental health

In the table below, are descriptions of abnormal behaviour. Choose the definition that best matches each description and complete the table by writing A or B or C or D in the box at the end of the statement. [3 marks]

Behaviour which is rare and not exhibited by many people

 C

Behaviour which does not fit the rules of expected behaviour

 B

Behaviour which shows an ability to cope with everyday life

 A

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