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Lecture 2

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB32H3
Professor
Konstantine Zakzanis
Semester
Fall

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Abnormal Psychology-PSYB32 Lecture 2 Current paradigms and the role of cultural factors Paradigm: conceptual perspective in which a scientist understands abnormality; experimental setup (i.e. a way to conduct a certain type of experiment) that is defined by certain fine-tuned standards and often has a theoretical background We know that there are certain disorders which run in families (bipolar disorder) If disorders were caused via environmental causes, the productionrepetition rate would occur at 100% The twin method: mono and dizygotic twins Biological paradigm is also interested in biochemistry o Neurotransmitters: transmit neurological transmission
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