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Question number: 1035

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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The dopamine-psychosis link is based on the observation that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

low dopamine levels of activity in the brain seem to produce psychotic symptoms.

b.

dopamine interacts with serotonin creating psychosis.

c.

there are high levels of dopamine activity in the brains of psychotic people.

d.

there are high levels of amphetamine in the brains of schizophrenics.

Question number: 1036

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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A procedure performed after the completion of a research study that informs participants of the purpose of the study and aims to remove any physical or psychological distress caused by participation is known as:

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a.

deception

b.

debriefing

c.

random assignment

d.

double blind

Question number: 1037

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Kary recently lost his job and has a great debt accumulated from gambling. He also has been feeling extreme pressure about not being able to take care of his eight children. After having too much to drink, Kary ran over a child crossing the street. Immediately following this episode, Kary could not remember who he was. This example illustrates

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Choice (4) Response
a.

dissociative amnesia.

b.

dissociative fugue.

c.

multiple personality disorder.

d.

dissociative identity disorder.

Question number: 1038

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Brain Stimulation

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The most appropriate use of electroconvulsive therapy is as a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

preferred means of treatment for organic psychoses in which brain pathology exists.

b.

preferred means of treatment for all cases of depression.

c.

last resort after other methods have failed and the likelihood of self-destructive behavior is great.

d.

preferred means of treatment for antisocial disorders.

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