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Question number: 1275

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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A person who is preoccupied with fears of having a serious disease suffers from

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Choice (4) Response

a.

hypochondriasis.

b.

a conversion reaction.

c.

a traumatic disorder.

d.

a compulsion.

Question number: 1276

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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When sadness and despondency are exaggerated or prolonged and an extremely negative self-image prevails, we would suspect a (n)

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a.

somatoform disorder.

b.

anxiety disorder.

c.

mood disorder.

d.

psychotic disorder.

Question number: 1277

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Chemicals secreted by neurons that provide the means of synaptic transmission are:

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a.

neurons

b.

axons

c.

neurotransmitters

d.

action potentials

Question number: 1278

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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When is the process of encoding information from short-term memory to long- term memory most efficient?

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Has a procedural manner

b.

Uses semantic memory

c.

Involves some kind of association

d.

Uses repetition

Question number: 1279

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Dysthymic disorder and cyclothymic disorder are two varieties of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

mood disorder.

b.

somatoform disorder.

c.

schizophrenia.

d.

conversion disorder.

Question number: 1280

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Various Theories of Color Vision

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What is meant by an afterimage?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Decreased sensitivity of rods and cones in bright light

b.

Non-distinguishable details of a stimulation

c.

Sense experience that occurs after a visual stimulus has been removed

d.

Distinguishable fine details of a stimulation

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