Abnormal Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 133 - 138 of 143

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Question number: 133

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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According to one definition, behavior is abnormal if it is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Labeled as abnormal by the society in which the individual lives

b.

Statistically typical

c.

Deviated from the normal behavior

d.

Not under conscious control by the individual

Question number: 134

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Multiple personality or dissociative identity disorder often begins

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in childhood as a result of unknown experiences.

b.

as a result of combat exhaustion.

c.

in adulthood as a response to unremitting phobias.

d.

in childhood as a result of unbearable experiences.

Question number: 135

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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When a person’s sexual identity does not match his or her physical gender, the diagnosis is

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a.

polygamy.

b.

paraphilia.

c.

gender identity disorder.

d.

sexual dysfunction.

Question number: 136

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Sudden temporary amnesia or instances of multiple personality are ________ disorders.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

mania

b.

psychotic

c.

schizophrenic

d.

dissociative

Question number: 137

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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When people are ________ they have lost touch with reality.

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Psychopathic

b.

Neurotic

c.

Depressive

d.

Psychotic

Question number: 138

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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Current research suggests the cause of Alzheimer’s disease is

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brain pathology.

b.

persistent delusional thoughts.

c.

consistent and effective parenting.

d.

inconsistent and ineffective parenting.

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