Abnormal Psychology-Anxiety Disorders (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 27

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Question number: 1

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When Sara returned from combat in the Gulf War, she began experiencing high anxiety that has persisted without any improvement. This example illustrates which anxiety related disorder?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

obsessive-compulsive

b.

phobia

c.

panic

d.

post-traumatic stress

e.

anxiety

Question number: 2

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The category of psychological disorders that is most widespread, amounting to a prevalence of slightly more than 30 percent, involves:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

manic episodes

b.

all anxiety disorders

c.

antisocial personality disorders

d.

schizophrenia

e.

substance abuse/dependence disorders

Question number: 3

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Mutism, stupor, and a marked decrease in responsiveness to the environment are often seen in

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

depressive episodes.

b.

catatonic episodes.

c.

borderline schizophrenia.

d.

paranoid schizophrenia.

e.

manic episodes.

Question number: 4

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Roger has been extremely anxious for much of the past year, but can’t explain why. There is a good chance that he is experiencing

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychosis.

b.

a generalized anxiety disorder.

c.

a nervous breakdown.

d.

neurosis.

e.

sociopathy.

Question number: 5

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The Freudian explanation of anxiety disorders emphasizes

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Choice (5) Response

a.

forbidden impulses that increases loss of control.

b.

the avoidance paradox.

c.

learned habits of self-defeating behavior.

d.

forbidden impulses that threaten a loss of control.

e.

the development of a faulty or inaccurate self-image and distorted self-perceptions.

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