Introduction The many different models used to explain the nature and treatment of mental illness compound the problems of defining and classifying abnormal behaviour. Five major schools of thought are summarised below. The biological (medical) model The medical of abnormality model has dominated the psychiatric profession since the last century . The underlying assumption of this model is that mental illnesses resemble physical illnesses and can therefore be diagnosed and treated in a similar way. AS Psychology / AbnormalityModels
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