Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 111 - 115 of 143

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Question number: 111

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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When sadness and despondency are exaggerated or prolonged and an extremely negative self-image prevails, we would suspect a (n)

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Choice (4) Response
a.

somatoform disorder.

b.

anxiety disorder.

c.

mood disorder.

d.

psychotic disorder.

Question number: 112

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Dysthymic disorder and cyclothymic disorder are two varieties of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

mood disorder.

b.

somatoform disorder.

c.

schizophrenia.

d.

conversion disorder.

Question number: 113

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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If a person washes his hands 100 times a day, the behavior will be labeled disordered because it is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Unjustified and maladaptive

b.

Harmful and disturbing to others

c.

An atypical behavior

d.

Highly adjusted individual

Question number: 114

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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An individual who is identified as having a borderline personality disorder shows:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Persecutory thoughts

b.

Stable mood with social relations

c.

Apathy and indifference to the opinions of others

d.

Instability in mood and social relations

Question number: 115

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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True paranoids are rarely treated or admitted to hospitals because

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a.

their severe hallucinations make reasoning with them impossible.

b.

they are potentially harmful and dangerous to others.

c.

psychiatric hospitals are primarily for psychotics.

d.

they resist the attempts of others to offer help.

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