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Question number: 457

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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Irrational acts a person feels driven to repeat are called ________. They help control anxiety caused by ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

defense mechanisms; obsessions

b.

compulsions; obsessions

c.

obsessions; compulsions

d.

obsessions; defense mechanisms

Question number: 458

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Behavioral Genetics

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Maintenance of an internal biological balance is called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Homeostasis

b.

Goal

c.

Drive

d.

Instinct

Question number: 459

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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What is explained by a defendant who is harassed and tortured until he confesses?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive reinforcement

b.

Negative reinforcement

c.

Positive punishment

d.

Negative punishment

Question number: 460

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

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Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory suggests that a child’s most important discoveries are guided by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

adults don’t act as tutors.

b.

both other children and adults acting as tutors.

c.

neither other children nor adults acting as tutors.

d.

adults acting as tutors.

Question number: 461

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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Unlearned biological motives necessary for survival are termed

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

stimulus motives.

b.

incentives.

c.

primary motives.

d.

secondary motives.

Question number: 462

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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This psychiatric disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder, involves persons who have two or more distinct personalities that alternate with one another

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

dissociative identity disorder

b.

manic depression

c.

schizophrenia

d.

panic disorder

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