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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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manic depressive disorder.

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dissociative fugue.

c.

dissociative amnesia.

d.

dissociative identity disorder.

e.

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

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preferred means of treatment for all cases of depression.

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preferred means of treatment for antisocial disorders.

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

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Question number: 1039

» Learning » Biological Factors

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Wolfgang Kohler conducted a series of experiments in which he placed a chimpanzee in a cage with a banana on the ground out of the reach outside of the cage. After some time of no action, the chimpanzee suddenly grabbed the stick in the cage, poked it through the cage, and dragged the banana within reach. What kind of learning is explained by this phenomena?

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Operant

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Latent

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Observational

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Insight

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Cognitive

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