AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 534 - 538 of 1651

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Question number: 534

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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A specific body weight that the brain tries to maintain through the regulation of diet, activity, and metabolism is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

obesity point

b.

basal metabolic rate

c.

set point

d.

endorphins

e.

active metabolic rate

Question number: 535

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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A personality characteristic marked by feelings of commitment, challenge, and control that promotes resistance to stress is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Type A Behavior

b.

learned helplessness

c.

Type B Behavior

d.

psychological hardiness

e.

personality development

Question number: 536

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Therapists who focus on altering faulty thought process are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Biological therapists

b.

Psychodynamic therapists

c.

Humanistic therapists

d.

Cognitive therapists

e.

All of the above

Question number: 537

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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Behavior modification involves

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

applying non-directive techniques such as unconditional positive regard to clients.

b.

psychoanalytic approaches to specific behavior disturbances.

c.

the use of learning principles to change behavior.

d.

the use of learning principles to maintain behavior.

e.

the use of insight therapy to change upsetting thoughts and beliefs.

Question number: 538

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Which of the following statements regarding the use of drugs for treating schizophrenia is TRUE?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The best new drugs are cure-alls.

b.

Medication works effectively for 90 % of the cases.

c.

A combination of medication and psychotherapy almost always works best.

d.

Drugs work for all people.

e.

All of the above

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