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Question number: 172

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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Systematic desensitization is used in treatment of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Schizophrenia

b.

Phobias

c.

Somatoform disorders

d.

Anxiety

e.

Mood disorders

Question number: 173

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory known as ________ holds that one’s current happiness depends in part on comparing present circumstances to past circumstances.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

social-comparison theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

congruity theory

d.

incongruity theory

e.

disparagement theory

Question number: 174

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Lawrence Kohlberg is known for his research in the area of ________ development.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive

b.

behavioral

c.

moral

d.

physical

e.

motor

Question number: 175

» Social Psychology » Organizational Behavior

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Comparing yourself with a person who ranks lower than you is referred to as

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Choice (5) Response

a.

emotional sensitivity.

b.

upward comparison.

c.

social comparison.

d.

downward comparison.

e.

physical proximity.

Question number: 176

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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Multiple sclerosis is caused by lesions on

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Choice (5) Response

a.

axon.

b.

the cell body.

c.

myelin tissue.

d.

the frontal cortex.

e.

dendrites.

Question number: 177

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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All human senses evolved for the same purpose to:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Provide information that could improve our ability to communicate

b.

Create more problems for us

c.

Make up more aware our feelings and internal state

d.

Help us survive and protect

e.

Increase our ability to enjoy the environment

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