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Question number: 307

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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An inability to behave in ways that foster the well-being of the individual and ultimately of society defines

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Choice (5) Response

a.

self-destructiveness.

b.

sanity.

c.

social nonconformity.

d.

insanity.

e.

psychopathology.

Question number: 308

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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From the perspective of Erik Erikson, life stages are important because

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a.

each is an expression of biological programming.

b.

each involves a crisis or dilemma.

c.

their failure to appear is evidence of psychopathology.

d.

each signals a new stage of cognitive development.

e.

each involves an absolute reason.

Question number: 309

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What is the process by which a tiny electrical current is generated when the positive sodium ions rush inside the axon, causing the inside of the axon to reverse its charge?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Negative potential

b.

Ion potential

c.

Action potential

d.

Resting state

e.

Synaptic state

Question number: 310

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The part of personality that provides a buffer between the id and the outside world is:

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a.

Id

b.

Ego-ideal

c.

Super-ego

d.

Pleasure principle

e.

Ego

Question number: 311

» Motivation & Emotion » Hunger, Thirst, Sex, & Pain

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Among which demographic group are eating disorders most prevalent?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

heterosexual men

b.

homosexual women

c.

heterosexual women

d.

LGBT

e.

homosexual men

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