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Question number: 825

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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An anxiety disorder marked by sudden, unexpected attacks of overwhelming anxiety, often associated with the fear of dying or “losing one’s mind, ” is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phobias

b.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

c.

generalized anxiety disorder

d.

panic disorder

e.

schizophrenia

Question number: 826

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Which of the following is TRUE of eyewitness testimony?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Eyewitness testimony is not useful.

b.

Perception rarely provides an instant replay of events.

c.

Most victims do not have an adequate “weapon focus. ”

d.

Eyewitness testimony is generally very accurate.

e.

Victims certain of their testimony are usually more accurate.

Question number: 827

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The part of the neuron that is responsible for receiving information is the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites.

b.

synapse.

c.

axon.

d.

cell body.

e.

myelin sheath

Question number: 828

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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Current research suggests the cause of Alzheimer’s disease is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

persistent delusional thoughts.

b.

brain pathology.

c.

a traumatic adolescence.

d.

a traumatic childhood.

e.

inconsistent and ineffective parenting.

Question number: 829

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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Robert was found wandering naked in the campus parking lot, proclaiming himself to be “Father Time. ” He shows evidence of a (n) ________ disorder.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

anxiety

b.

neurotic

c.

affective

d.

psychotic

e.

personality

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