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Question number: 1

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________ schizophrenics shift from one pattern of schizophrenic behavior to another.

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a.

Disorganized

b.

Paranoid

c.

Undifferentiated

d.

Catatonic

e.

Simple

Question number: 2

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The antisocial personality is one who

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a.

is mostly criminal but adheres to law.

b.

is irresponsible and seems to lack remorse.

c.

is always a delinquent or criminal.

d.

is frequently dangerous and out of contact with reality.

e.

benefits greatly from humanistic and psychoanalytic therapies.

Question number: 3

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Which one of the following is not listed as a classification of psychoneurosis?

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a.

Neurasthenic reactions

b.

Delusional reactions

c.

Phobic reactions

d.

Conversion reactions

e.

Hypochondriac reactions

Question number: 4

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When Sara returned from combat in the Gulf War, she began experiencing high anxiety that has persisted without any improvement. This example illustrates which anxiety related disorder?

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a.

obsessive-compulsive

b.

phobia

c.

panic

d.

anxiety

e.

post-traumatic stress

Question number: 5

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If a person suffering from schizophrenia has an identical twin, that twin

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a.

is almost sure to become schizophrenic.

b.

is also likely to have more than one personality.

c.

will have a 86 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

d.

will have a 46 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

e.

will be no more likely than anyone else to become schizophrenic.