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Question 1593

Effects, Dependence, & Addiction

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What are psychoactive drugs that depress the central nervous system known as and those that stimulate the central nervous system known as?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Amphetamines, barbiturates

b.

Barbiturates, amphetamines

c.

Opiates, barbiturates

d.

Amphetamines, opiates

e.

Opiates, amphetamines

Question 1594

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MCQ▾

To understand personality, trait theorists attempt to

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Choice (5)Response

a.

increase the number of basic traits that have been identified.

b.

create traits that fit people.

c.

reduce the common traits to measures of temperament.

d.

classify types and discover how they are related to behavior.

e.

classify traits and discover how they are related to behavior.

Question 1595

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Which of the following is a characteristic of bulimia nervosa?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

There are repeated attempts to lose weight by severe dieting.

b.

It is an adolescent growth phase that a few women go through and later disappears.

c.

Vomiting, laxatives, or diuretics are used to lose weight.

d.

Vomiting, laxatives, or diuretics are used for weight enhancement.

e.

It occurs equally in males and females.

Question 1596

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Which of the following statements about the sex drive is TRUE?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

The sex drive in humans cannot be aroused at virtually any time by anything.

b.

Recent sexual activity prevents sexual desire from occurring again after a certain amount of time.

c.

The sex drive in humans is completely liberated from the influence of hormones.

d.

The sex drive in females is closely tied to the menstrual cycle.

e.

The sex drive in humans can be aroused at virtually any time by almost anything.

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