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Question number: 73

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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Belief that one’s body is “rotting” and ravaged by disease would be classified as

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Choice (5) Response

a.

delusions of grandeur.

b.

somatic delusions.

c.

delusions of influence.

d.

delusions of persecution.

e.

bizarre delusion.

Question number: 74

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Carl recently lost his job and has a great debt accumulated from gambling. He also has been feeling extreme pressure about not being able to take care of his eight children. After having too much to drink, Carl ran over a child crossing the street. Immediately following this episode, Carl could not remember who he was. This example illustrates

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dissociative identity disorder.

b.

multiple personality disorder.

c.

dissociative amnesia.

d.

manic depressive disorder.

e.

dissociative fugue.

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:

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a.

phobias

b.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

c.

generalized anxiety disorder

d.

panic disorder

e.

schizophrenia

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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a.

persistent delusional thoughts.

b.

brain pathology.

c.

a traumatic adolescence.

d.

a traumatic childhood.

e.

inconsistent and ineffective parenting.

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