Abnormal Psychology-Personality Disorders (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 21

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Question number: 1

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The antisocial personality is one who

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

is frequently dangerous and out of contact with reality.

b.

benefits greatly from humanistic and psychoanalytic therapies.

c.

is always a delinquent or criminal.

d.

is mostly criminal but adheres to law.

e.

is irresponsible and seems to lack remorse.

Question number: 2

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Which of the following personality disorders describes a person who has an extremely unstable self image, is moody, and does not develop stable relationships?

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a.

paranoid

b.

schizoid

c.

histrionic

d.

narcissistic

e.

borderline

Question number: 3

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The illness known as ________ disorder is marked by impulsive, manipulative, often criminal behavior, without any feelings of guilt in the perpetrator.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

antisocial personality

b.

histrionic personality

c.

dissociative

d.

borderline personality

e.

narcissistic personality

Question number: 4

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John has a lack of interest in friends or lovers and experiences very little emotion. He can be described as having which of the following personality disorders?

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a.

paranoid

b.

undifferentiated

c.

borderline

d.

avoidant

e.

schizoid

Question number: 5

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Behavioral problems caused by senility, drug damage, brain injury or disease, and the toxic effects of poisons are classified as ________ disorders.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

somatic

b.

psychotic

c.

substance use

d.

functional

e.

organic

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