Abnormal Psychology-Anxiety Disorders (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 17 - 21 of 27

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Question number: 17

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A common form of mental disorder afflicting 10 - 20 % of the population is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

senile dementia.

b.

depression.

c.

mania.

d.

schizophrenia.

e.

delusional disorder.

Question number: 18

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An anxiety disorder marked by sudden, unexpected attacks of overwhelming anxiety, often associated with the fear of dying or “losing one’s mind, ” is known as:

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a.

phobias

b.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

c.

generalized anxiety disorder

d.

panic disorder

e.

schizophrenia

Question number: 19

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Anxiety disorders may be characterized by:

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a.

Psychotic symptoms

b.

Somatic symptoms

c.

Telegraphic thoughts

d.

Low affect

e.

Schizophrenia

Question number: 20

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An anxiety disorder in which the person has recurrent, intrusive thoughts and recurrent urges to perform ritualistic actions is known as:

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a.

phobias

b.

panic disorder

c.

schizophrenia

d.

generalized anxiety disorder

e.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Question number: 21

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The distinction between obsessions and compulsions is the distinction between

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a.

having positive and negative feelings toward an object or event.

b.

engaging in behaviors that are merely inconvenient and those that are severely disruptive.

c.

having positive and continuous thoughts about an object.

d.

having repetitious thoughts or engaging in repetitious actions.

e.

thoughts that are evidence of neurosis or those that are evidence of psychosis.

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