Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 86 - 92 of 143

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Question number: 86

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Which of the following is characteristic of a dissociative disorder?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

paranoia

b.

amnesia

c.

phobic disorder

d.

mania

Question number: 87

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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For children with ADHD, the ability to learn is severely limited because they

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Choice (4) Response

a.

are given sedatives which make them listless.

b.

act on impulse and cannot concentrate.

c.

are mildly retarded.

d.

can concentrate with efficiency.

Question number: 88

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Delusional thinking is characteristic of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fugue.

b.

neurosis.

c.

psychosis.

d.

obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Question number: 89

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A person who mistrusts others and is hypersensitive and guarded may be classified as a (n) ________ personality.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

pessimistic

b.

narcissistic

c.

paranoid

d.

antisocial

Question number: 90

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A person who has an extreme lack of self-confidence and who allows others to run his or her life is said to have a (n) ________ personality.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

dependent

b.

paranoid

c.

depressive

d.

antisocial

Question number: 91

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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Persons who suffer from paraphilia are categorized as having

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sexual disorders.

b.

personality disorders.

c.

generalized anxiety.

d.

somatoform disorders.

Question number: 92

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Kary 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, Kary ran over a child crossing the street. Immediately following this episode, Kary could not remember who he was. This example illustrates

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

dissociative amnesia.

b.

dissociative fugue.

c.

multiple personality disorder.

d.

dissociative identity disorder.

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