Assignment 1: Discussion: Abnormal Behavior
Due by the due date assigned. Complete your participation for this assignment by through the end of the module.
Your textbook lists seven criteria that psychologists use when labeling someone’s behavior as “disturbed” or “abnormal.” Review the list from your textbook.
Psychologists may use a combination of these criteria for determining that behavior is disturbed or abnormal. Of the seven criteria for abnormal behavior, which two do you think are most valid? Which two are the least valid?
In the discussion below, identify the two most valid criteria and the two least valid criteria. Provide an argument for your position, stating your rationale for your choices.
Please be sure you address each question, using terms and concepts from your text. A good initial discussion response should be at least 150–250 words in length.