Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 127 - 132 of 143

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Question number: 127

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A major defining characteristic of personality disorder is that they:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Are comparatively difficult to treat

b.

Are psychological, more from society’s view than from that of the person’s who have them

c.

Are comparatively easy to treat

d.

Reflect a lack of contrast with reality

Question number: 128

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Retreat from reality by hallucinations and delusions and by social withdrawal typically characterizes

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a.

neurotic disorders.

b.

psychotic disorders.

c.

personality disorders.

d.

anxiety disorders.

Question number: 129

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Clinicians attempting to systematically assess the abnormal behavior of a client will frequently:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Employ a battery of tests

b.

Rely primarily on personality tests

c.

Rely primarily on projective tests

d.

Rely on objective tests

Question number: 130

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Illnesses that seem to result from an interaction of physical and psychological factors are called:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Conversion disorders

b.

Psychosomatic

c.

Anxiety disorders

d.

Hysterical

Question number: 131

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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A much-feared outcome of Alzheimer’s disease is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

paranoia.

b.

neurosis.

c.

general paresis.

d.

senile dementia.

Question number: 132

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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Behavioral problems in which the person exhibits symptoms suggesting physical disease or injury, but for which there is no identifiable cause, are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

mood disorders.

b.

somatoform disorders.

c.

organic brain pathologies.

d.

depressive disorders.

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