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An easy way to understand the term is through the opposite of normal - which is "pathological" or abnormal.
There are four different criteria for defining abnormality:
Although these criteria are used to diagnose and treat disorders in clinical psychology, we can use them to better understand our personal concept of normal and abnormal.
Social constructivism explains that the interaction people have with their environment creates all knowledge. The idea of normal is constructed through our relationship with our surroundings. It means people will always see normality and abnormality from a social point of view.
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The importance of being normal
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