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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU025692
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the problems associated with defining abnormality.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Discuss the difficulties associated with psychologists' attempts at defining abnormality.

2

Understand the symptoms and causes of an abnormal and developmental disorder in relation to models of abnormality.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Describe the symptoms of one abnormal and one developmental disorder. 

  • 2.2

    Evaluate the cause of the disorders.

  • 2.3

    Relate the causes of these disorders to models of abnormality.


3

Understand how an abnormal or developmental disorder is treated.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Explain one method for treating an abnormal or developmental disorder.

  • 3.2

    Evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment method identified.


4

Understand the effects of an abnormal or developmental disorder on the individual and others.

Others may include family, friends or carers or wider society.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Discuss the effects of an abnormal or developmental disorder on the individual and others.


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