Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 12 - 17 of 143

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Question number: 12

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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In general, schizophrenia is characterized by

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rapid and unpredictable changes in emotion.

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high levels of anxiety coupled with a lack of conscience.

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delusions of persecution and somatic complaints.

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blunted or inappropriate emotions and withdrawal.

Question number: 13

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The chief distinguishing feature of psychotic disorders is

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overwhelming anxiety.

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compulsion behavior.

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confusion of fantasy and reality.

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obsessive behavior.

Question number: 14

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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Mutism, stupor, and a marked decrease in responsiveness to the environment are often seen in

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manic episodes.

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borderline schizophrenia.

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catatonic episodes.

d.

paranoid schizophrenia.

Question number: 15

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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A rare condition in which separate personalities exist in the same person is called

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schizophrenia.

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depressive disorders.

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dissociative identity disorder.

d.

amnesia.

Question number: 16

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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Statistical approaches to abnormality define as “abnormal” those who

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show evidence of loss of contact with reality.

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deviate from typical or average patterns of behavior.

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are unhappy, withdrawn, and depressed.

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are happy and engaged.

Question number: 17

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Which of the following is related to recent attempts to find biochemical explanations for schizophrenia?

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dopamine

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valium

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diazepam

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psychotropin

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