Abnormal Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 40 - 45 of 143

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Question number: 40

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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________ schizophrenia usually involves delusions of persecution and grandeur.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Borderline

b.

Paranoid

c.

Catatonic

d.

Disorganized

Question number: 41

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Psychoneurosis tends to be:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Milder than neuroses

b.

Milder than psychoses

c.

About the same severity as the psychoses

d.

Severe than neuroses

Question number: 42

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A frequently used treatment for ADHD is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

use of severe punishment.

b.

administration of tranquilizers to slow the child down.

c.

a high protein diet.

d.

administration of stimulant drugs.

Question number: 43

» Abnormal Psychology » Theories of Psychopathology

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Which major viewpoint on psychological disorders suggests that the cause is due to unconscious conflicts over impulses such as sex and aggression, originating in childhood?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

psychoanalytic

b.

behavioral

c.

humanistic

d.

biopsychological

Question number: 44

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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Irrational acts a person feels driven to repeat are called ________. They help control anxiety caused by ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

defense mechanisms; obsessions

b.

compulsions; obsessions

c.

obsessions; compulsions

d.

obsessions; defense mechanisms

Question number: 45

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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This psychiatric disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder, involves persons who have two or more distinct personalities that alternate with one another

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

dissociative identity disorder

b.

manic depression

c.

schizophrenia

d.

panic disorder

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