Abnormal Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 21 - 24 of 143

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Question number: 21

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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One who is quite concerned with orderliness, perfectionism, and a rigid routine might be classified as a (n) ________ personality.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ambivalent

b.

obsessive-compulsive

c.

schizoid

d.

avoidant

e.

histrionic

Question number: 22

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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The illness known as ________ disorder is marked by impulsive, manipulative, often criminal behavior, without any feelings of guilt in the perpetrator.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

antisocial personality

b.

histrionic personality

c.

dissociative

d.

borderline personality

e.

narcissistic personality

Question number: 23

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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The most widely used system of psychological classification today is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

to be found in the Federal Uniform Code of Psychopathology (UCP).

c.

the Freudian Psychoanalytic System (FPS).

d.

the system designed by Emil Kraepelin and Eugen Bleuler.

e.

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

Question number: 24

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The term “nervous breakdown”

Choices

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a.

refers to very severe psychotic behavior episodes.

b.

is a legal, not a psychological, term.

c.

has formal psychological meaning.

d.

refers to a severe, but transient, depression.

e.

has no formal psychological meaning.

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