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Question number: 46

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which criterion for psychological disorders suggests one would have a psychological disorder if one’s behavior seriously disrupted one’s life?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

criterion of abnormality

b.

criterion of maladaptiveness

c.

criterion of adaptiveness

d.

criterion of personal distress

Question number: 47

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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Which symptoms are not typically characteristic of an autistic child?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hyperactivity

b.

Impairment in communication

c.

Neurodevelopmental disorder

d.

Social isolation

Question number: 48

» Abnormal Psychology » Theories of Psychopathology

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Behaviorists would say that self-defeating behaviors are maintained by immediate reinforcement in the form of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

relief from anxiety.

b.

increased anxiety.

c.

protecting one’s self-image.

d.

defending the ego.

Question number: 49

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Which of the following is classified as a mood disorder?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

delusional disorder

b.

multiple personality disorder

c.

manic depressive disorder

d.

bipolar disorder

Question number: 50

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The legal term ________ attests that a person is not responsible for his or her own actions, including criminal behavior.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

psychological disorder

b.

insanity

c.

mental illness

d.

mental well being

Question number: 51

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Because there is considerable overlap among the types of schizophrenia, and because patterns of behavior shift over time, many patients are simply classified as suffering from ________ schizophrenia.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

borderline

b.

undifferentiated

c.

catatonic

d.

mixed

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