The present study examines how biological explanations of psychopathology affect clinicians’ empathy toward patients, an important factor in clinical care one possibility is that when symptoms are construed biologically, clinicians’ empathy for patients could increase due to reduced blame. If chosen as second disorder: one biological theory/explanation a2 option: biological explanations of depression: genetic and neurochemical neurotransmitters: the monoamine hypotheses the monoamine hypothesis suggests that imbalances in a certain group of neurotransmitters (the monoamines) leads to depression the monoamines implicated in depression are: serotonin: responsible for regulation.
What is biological psychology biological psychology, or biopsychology, is a field in which the mind-body connection is explored through scientific research and clinical practice researchers in this field study the biological basis of thoughts, emotions and behaviors. How do you become abnormal in this lesson we will answer this by using the biological approach.
Abnormal psychology revolves around two major paradigms for explaining mental disorders, the psychological paradigm and the biological paradigm the psychological paradigm focuses more on the humanistic, cognitive and behavioral causes and effects of psychopathology. Failure to keep a job may be due to the economic situation not to psychopathology the biological explanations are also deterministic because they ignore the individual’s ability to control their own behavior, which in turn may affect their biochemistry levels.