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Question number: 715

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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A syndrome of physical and psychological symptoms that appears as a delayed response after exposure to an extremely emotionally distressing event is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

b.

General adaptation syndrome

c.

Atherosclerosis

d.

Multiphasic activity

e.

Manic depressive disorder

Question number: 716

» Intelligence » Heredity or Environment & Intelligence

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The leading cause of mental retardation is believed to be:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Organic brain syndrome

b.

Fetal alcohol syndrome

c.

Inherited traits

d.

Environmental factors

e.

Safe pregnancy

Question number: 717

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Psychoanalysis

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Of the following components, which one was found to be the poorest predictor of success in psychotherapy?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

therapy characteristics

b.

therapist characteristics

c.

behavior of therapist

d.

therapeutic context

e.

client characteristics

Question number: 718

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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When making the “attribution error, ” we tend to overestimate the importance of ________ in judging the behavior of others.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

situational factors

b.

personal factors

c.

intelligence

d.

emotion

e.

motivation

Question number: 719

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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________ processing is like putting together a picture puzzle you’ve never seen before.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Continuous

b.

Left-right

c.

Selective

d.

Bottom-up

e.

Top-down

Question number: 720

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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You are sitting in the pit area at the Indianapolis 500. You closely watch one of the cars whiz around on the track in front of the seething mass of humanity crammed into the stands. You have organized this visual scene such that the race car is ________ and the people and the stands are ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ground; figure

b.

common region; camouflage

c.

figure; common region

d.

figure; ground

e.

None of the above

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