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Examples of Normal and Abnormal Behaviors

I need at least three "normal" and three "abnormal" behaviors and the reasoning for the classifications.

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1. I need at least three "normal" and three "abnormal" behaviors and the reasoning for the classifications.

Normal and abnormal are difficult to define and there are various ways to define what is normal. to define what is abnormal, we need to first consider what is normal, which can be deigned using four criteria, such as:

1. Statistically, normal is whatever behavior the average population engages e.g. going to school, playing sports, going for lunch with friends. etc.). Thus, abnormal behavior would be behavior that deviates from the norm (see below).
2. Another criterion for 'normal' behavior is that it meets social norms; then it is 'normal' behavior. Every culture has what it defines as normal behavior (e.g., going to school, working, having friends, etc.)
3. Normal behavior is adaptive. If the behavior is 'adaptive' then it is 'normal' based on how the behavior affects the well being of the individual and or/social group (e.g., go to school, get ...

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Provides examples of normal and abnormal behaviors and reasons for the classifications..

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