Psycology

Question 1 2 pts
With regard to cause, the majority of individuals with phobias:

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Question 2 2 pts
If behavior is infrequent, it could be considered to be abnormal, according to the social norms approach.

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Question 3 2 pts
What information is presented on Axis I?

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Question 4 2 pts
Dana has experienced some distress recently. The distress has turned into symptoms that have disrupted her sense of balance. She must have:

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Question 5 2 pts
Brihana lacks self-control and often finds herself in dangerous situations.  She can have intense and unpredictable bursts of emotion. She has even hurt herself by cutting. You would be accurate if you suggested that Brihana shows the characteristics of:

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Question 6 2 pts
In conversion disorder, the person is faking some physical symptom.

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Question 7 2 pts
Which disorder was included in earlier editions of the DSM but, after protests from women, was not included in DSM-IV-TR?

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Question 8 2 pts
A condition that involves having an overwhelming preoccupation with an imagined or exaggerated physical defect in one’s appearance is:

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Question 9 2 pts
Women are much more likely than men to suffer from panic disorder.

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Question 10 2 pts
What is the name given to the systematic evaluation of an individual’s functioning and symptoms?

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Question 11 2 pts
Following sexual abuse at the age of 15, Lynn forgets her name and identity, and runs away from home assuming a new identity. This is an example of:

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Question 12 2 pts
The fact that antisocial behavioral patterns appear at such an early age and are so difficult to change lends support to the notion that an antisocial personality may be caused by:

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Question 13 2 pts
____ is marked by fluctuations between episodes of depression and mania.

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Question 14 2 pts
Genetic factors for schizophrenia are supported by:

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Question 15 2 pts
There are a number of advantages of the DSM-IV-TR. Which of the following is not an advantage of DSM-IV-TR’s uniform system?

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Question 16 2 pts
Exaggerated energy, enthusiasm, and elation are characteristic of:

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Question 17 2 pts
After being rejected by all the medical schools she applied to, Melanie developed a sad and dejected mood. She had difficulty sleeping, ate much less than normal, no longer took interest in the hobbies and activities that once gave her pleasure, and felt that she was worthless. Melanie would be diagnosed as suffering from:

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Question 18 2 pts
An individual with inflexible and maladaptive traits that cause significantly impaired functioning in one’s personal and social life would be diagnosed with a:

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Question 19 2 pts
In the past, somatization disorder was known as:

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Question 20 2 pts
Which one of the following is not a way of defining abnormal behavior?
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