Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 23 - 27 of 143

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Question number: 23

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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The most widely used system of psychological classification today is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the system designed by Emil Kraepelin and Eugen Bleuler.

b.

found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-I).

c.

found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

d.

the Freudian Psychoanalytic System (FPS).

Question number: 24

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The term “nervous breakdown”

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a.

has formal psychological meaning.

b.

is a legal, not a psychological, term.

c.

has no formal psychological meaning.

d.

refers to very severe psychotic behavior episodes.

Question number: 25

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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Overeating in children

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sometimes is encouraged by a parent who is anorexic.

b.

may be discouraged because the parent considers a fat baby unhealthy or undesirable.

c.

leads to the development of eating habits and conflicts that have life-long consequences.

d.

leads to the development of good food habits and provides life-long consequences.

Question number: 26

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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John has a lack of interest in friends or lovers and experiences very little emotion. He can be described as having which of the following personality disorders?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

schizoid

b.

undifferentiated

c.

avoidant

d.

paranoid

Question number: 27

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Grace’s actions resemble movie stereotypes of “crazy” behavior. Her personality disintegration is extreme. She engages in silly laughter, bizarre mannerisms, and obscene behavior. Her diagnosis is probably

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Choice (4) Response

a.

borderline schizophrenia.

b.

disorganized schizophrenia.

c.

undifferentiated schizophrenia.

d.

paranoid schizophrenia.

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