Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 75 - 80 of 143

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Question number: 75

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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An anxiety disorder marked by sudden, unexpected attacks of overwhelming anxiety, often associated with the fear of dying or “losing one’s mind, ” is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

phobias

b.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

c.

schizophrenia

d.

panic disorder

Question number: 76

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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Current research suggests the cause of Alzheimer’s disease is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

brain pathology.

b.

a traumatic childhood.

c.

a traumatic adolescence.

d.

inconsistent and ineffective parenting.

Question number: 77

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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Robert was found wandering naked in the campus parking lot, proclaiming himself to be “Father Time. ” He shows evidence of a (n) ________ disorder.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

affective

b.

personality

c.

neurotic

d.

psychotic

Question number: 78

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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Anxiety disorders may be characterized by:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Somatic symptoms

b.

Schizophrenia

c.

Psychotic symptoms

d.

Telegraphic thoughts

Question number: 79

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Gregory has been homeless for the past 3 years. The stress of being homeless seems to have contributed to the onset of psychosis. This example illustrates what risk factor for mental disorders?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

emotional

b.

psychological

c.

biological

d.

social

Question number: 80

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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The antisocial personality

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Choice (4) Response

a.

tends to be engaged with others and social.

b.

avoids other people as much as possible.

c.

usually gives a bad first impression.

d.

tends to be selfish and lacking remorse.

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