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 (5) Response

a.

Borderline

b.

Undifferentiated

c.

Paranoid

d.

Disorganized

e.

Catatonic

Question number: 41

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Psychoneurosis tends to be:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Severe than the psychoses

b.

Milder than psychoses

c.

About the same severity as the psychoses

d.

Milder than neuroses

e.

Severe than neuroses

Question number: 42

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A frequently used treatment for ADHD is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

administration of tranquilizers to slow the child down.

b.

administration of stimulant drugs.

c.

administration of depressants.

d.

use of severe punishment.

e.

a high protein diet.

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 (5) Response

a.

humanistic

b.

behavioral

c.

psychoanalytic

d.

biopsychological

e.

diathesis-stress

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 ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

obsessions; compulsions

b.

obsessions; defense mechanisms

c.

compulsions; obsessions

d.

compulsions; defense mechanisms

e.

defense mechanisms; obsessions

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 (5) Response

a.

anxiety disorder

b.

panic disorder

c.

manic depression

d.

dissociative identity disorder

e.

schizophrenia

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