Abnormal Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 46 - 50 of 143

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Question number: 46

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which criterion for psychological disorders suggests one would have a psychological disorder if one’s behavior seriously disrupted one’s life?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

criterion of maladaptiveness

b.

criterion of abnormality

c.

criterion of adaptiveness

d.

criterion of psychopathology

e.

criterion of personal distress

Question number: 47

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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Which symptoms are not typically characteristic of an autistic child?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Social isolation

b.

Neurodevelopmental disorder

c.

Hyperactivity

d.

Impairment in communication

e.

Restricted range of interest

Question number: 48

» Abnormal Psychology » Theories of Psychopathology

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Behaviorists would say that self-defeating behaviors are maintained by immediate reinforcement in the form of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

protecting one’s self-image.

b.

relief from anxiety.

c.

avoiding existential anxiety.

d.

increased anxiety.

e.

defending the ego.

Question number: 49

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Which of the following is classified as a mood disorder?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dissociative disorder

b.

manic depressive disorder

c.

bipolar disorder

d.

delusional disorder

e.

multiple personality disorder

Question number: 50

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The legal term ________ attests that a person is not responsible for his or her own actions, including criminal behavior.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychopathology

b.

mental illness

c.

insanity

d.

psychological disorder

e.

mental well being

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