Abnormal Psychology-Personality Disorders (AP Psychology): Questions 12 - 17 of 21

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Question number: 12

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For children with ADHD, the ability to learn is severely limited because they

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Choice (4) Response

a.

are given sedatives which make them listless.

b.

act on impulse and cannot concentrate.

c.

are mildly retarded.

d.

can concentrate with efficiency.

Question number: 13

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A person who mistrusts others and is hypersensitive and guarded may be classified as a (n) ________ personality.

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a.

pessimistic

b.

narcissistic

c.

paranoid

d.

antisocial

Question number: 14

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A person who has an extreme lack of self-confidence and who allows others to run his or her life is said to have a (n) ________ personality.

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a.

dependent

b.

paranoid

c.

depressive

d.

antisocial

Question number: 15

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The most frequently cited characteristic among children with ADHD is:

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Perceptual-motor impairment

b.

Disorder of speech and learning

c.

Hyperactivity

d.

Hypoactivity

Question number: 16

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Persons who are excessively narcissistic, dependent, or antisocial are characterized as having

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generalized anxiety.

b.

conversion reactions.

c.

dissociative disorders.

d.

personality disorders.

Question number: 17

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An individual who is identified as having a borderline personality disorder shows:

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Persecutory thoughts

b.

Stable mood with social relations

c.

Apathy and indifference to the opinions of others

d.

Instability in mood and social relations

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