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Question number: 1406

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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A friend states that since he has been taking vitamin C, he has not had a single cold. His observation has little value in assessing the effects of vitamin C because

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Choice (5)Response

a.

he does not specify his dosage of vitamin C.

b.

there was no control group for comparison.

c.

there was a control group for comparison.

d.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

e.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

Question number: 1407

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Disorganized schizophrenia is characterized by

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a.

attacks of fear or panic.

b.

moderate depression.

c.

delusions of persecution.

d.

severe depression.

e.

silliness, laughter, and bizarre behavior.

Question number: 1408

» Motivation & Emotion » Stress & Health » Coping with Stress

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According to Holmes and Rahe’s research, which of the following would cause the greatest amount of life stress?

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minor violations of the law

b.

conflicts at job

c.

change in residence

d.

death of spouse

e.

trouble with in-laws

Question number: 1409

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

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

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a.

correlation

b.

validity

c.

reliability

d.

usability

e.

causation

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