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What are the 2 deviance paradigms?
Under the moral paradigm, what is behavior due to?
Free will (choice)
Under the medical paradigm of deviance, what is behavior due to?
An underlying pathogen: biological, social or psychological
What paradigm is the DSM a part of?
What are 3 integrated models of etiology?
"Disease" assumes a ____ cause.
Why don't we use the term "illness"?
"Illness" is a subjective experience of a disease.
Why don't we use the term "disorder"?
In medicine, it would indicate that etiology is not due to infectious agent/may or may not be biologically caused.
Why don't we use the term "insanity"?
It is a legal term.
The multiaxial approach favors a _____ understanding of human behavior.
How is the DSM organized?
The DSM sacrifices _____ to achieve _____.
Sacrifices VALIDITY to achieve RELIABILITY
Name 2 common criticisms of the DSM.
An individual can meet criteria for multiple diagnoses.
"NOS" category is used frequently.