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Question number: 1067

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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An anxiety disorder in which the person has recurrent, intrusive thoughts and recurrent urges to perform ritualistic actions is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

generalized anxiety disorder

b.

schizophrenia

c.

panic disorder

d.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Question number: 1068

» Developmental Psychology » Dimensions of Development

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It would be more accurate to say that maturation:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Is dramatically accelerated by good nutrition

b.

Is greatly accelerated by good health care and delayed by illness

c.

It is de-accelerated by good health care and increased by illness

d.

Can be delayed by illness or poor nutrition

Question number: 1069

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Damage to this part of brain can cause lapse into a permanent state of unconsciousness. Which is this part of brain?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Reticular formation

b.

Temporal lobe

c.

Frontal lobe

d.

Parietal lobe

Question number: 1070

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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A fetus can be exposed to a variety of harmful agents that may cause birth defects. These agents are referred to as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

fetal alcohol syndrome

b.

androgens

c.

teratogens

d.

estrogens

Question number: 1071

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Noted psychologist Mary Ainsworth studied early attachment in humans using which of the following methods?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

social attachment

b.

psychosocial development

c.

strange situation

d.

trust versus mistrust

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