BIOSOCIAL THEORY

in social and behavioral science, refers to an approach which looks into the possibility that a mental illness or personality disorder might significantly be socially- and biologically-determined. In theory, there are biological predispositions in the person which are also determined by social factors in the environment.

BIOSOCIAL THEORY: "At present, the Biosocial Theory is an approach used that could be instrumental to understanding the criminal mind."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOSOCIAL THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biosocial-theory/ (accessed June 24, 2019).
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