I’m studying for my Psychology class and need an explanation.
We know that cultural norms contribute to our perceptions of what is normal. For example, there are many subcultural groups within society that would not think drinking a pint of whiskey and a six-pack of beer in one evening is deviant, particularly when all of their relatives, friends, and acquaintances are engaging in the same behavior. What cultural and gender based norms and factors need to be taken into consideration when speaking to caregivers regarding their children and psychological symptoms? Account for both cultural sensitivities and the accuracy of collecting data.
Please make sure that your initial response to the question is evidence based and provides facts and statistics from the textbook or current research studies. Also be sure to include both in text citations as well as a reference source at the end of your initial response.