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  1. Pathology What is it?

  2. What is the problem? • The hypothesized cause • The biology • The symptom • The sign • The distress • The functional impairment • The consequences of impairment

  3. What is the cause? • Supernatural influence • Humors out of balance • Bad behavior • Brain malfunction • Mind malfunction • Adverse social influence

  4. What is “normal”? • A social construct • A quantity • A quality • A fitness for environment

  5. Two approaches • Categorical • Dimensional

  6. Compare with “real” diseases • What is the “problem”? • What is the cause? • Is it just a matter of degree?

  7. Proposed system • Describe large samples • Notice outliers • Check for clusters

  8. Differentiate illness and issues