For this section we will learn about a series of factors identified by Rosenhan and Seligman’s which they believe are helpful in identifying people who are failing to function and are arguably dysfunctional. One of the factors they identify is suffering which links to the D that is DISTRESS and this is why these two ideas have been grouped together on this page.

Research task: Find out more about the GAF; global assessment of functioning

You might like to have a look at the Kessler Distress Scale; a self reported rating scale to assess distress: https://www.tac.vic.gov.au/files-to-move/media/upload/k10_english.pdf

Revising these Ds


There is also a quizzizz for this topic: https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5a2dc2f53eefa31100e4fc7a