No single definition of psychological abnormality has been completely accepted by the psychological community. Many of the definitions include common features, known as the four Ds. What are the four Ds? Briefly describe each one. How may culture determine what is considered abnormal? Cite specific examples.
· What four steps should be used in evaluating expressions? Can these steps be skipped or rearranged? Explain your answers.
Do you always use the property of distribution when multiplying monomials and polynomials? Explain why or why not. In what situations would distribution become important?
· There are currently several trends in the treatment of psychological disorders, including the following:
The use of psychotropic medications
Deinstitutionalization and outpatient care for those with severe psychological problems
Prevention programs and positive psychology
Insurance coverage and managed care programs