Consider the different ways in which abnormal behavior can be defined, ways people in earlier times explained mental illness and ways that abnormality is viewed in other kinds of cultures. Discuss these aspects of defining abnormal behavior and mental illness and conclude your discussion by telling us how you define abnormal behavior from a scientific viewpoint and why you define it in that way.

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  1. Consider the different ways in which abnormal behavior can be defined, ways people in earlier times explained mental illness and ways that abnormality is viewed in other kinds of cultures. Discuss these aspects of defining abnormal behavior and mental illness and conclude your discussion by telling us how you define abnormal behavior from a scientific viewpoint and why you define it in that way. (Chapter 15)
  2. What is the difference between psychotherapy and biomedical therapy? What are the advantages and disadvantages of biomedical therapy? People have been suffered from psychological disorders years before anti-depressants were prescribed, so is it required? Read the article attached to week 8 under the chapter resources and other articles from the Valencia research database and decide for yourself. (Chapter 16)