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Rosenhan and Seligman (1989) – Definitions

Rosenhan, D. L. “8: Seligman, MEP (1989). Abnormal psychology . New York: WM.”



This is the second study we will be looking at from the ‘Diagnosis of Dysfunctional Behaviour’ section of ‘Dysfunctional Behaviour’, as part of your OCR A2 Health and Clinical Psychology course. It is further categorised into ‘Definitions.’

One way of defining dysfunctional behaviour is through statistics. For example the average IQ is 100 and anything below 70 and above 130 is considered abnormal.

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