Deviant Behaviour Treatment

What is Deviant Behavior ?

Deviance has a place in statistical examination of events or actions, meaning that, when looking at how often a thing is done in any given society, one can see that a specific event deviates from the most common. For instance, when a nation which espouses freedom and welcomes people from all walks of life becomes fearful and locks up all people of a given nationality for a period, it could be seen as an example of deviant behavior.

Even in statistical analysis, there is a difference between something that is “less frequent,” and something that is “less good,” or “less desirable.” As a legal term, deviant behavior refers to activities that are disapproved of by society, and which have legal consequences. While deviance has sociological and psychological implications, a great deal of effort has been put into research and theory of deviant behavior in crime.