Abnormal Psychology-Personality Disorders (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 16 - 20 of 21

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Question number: 16

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

somatoform disorders.

b.

dissociative disorders.

c.

personality disorders.

d.

generalized anxiety.

e.

conversion reactions.

Question number: 17

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Apathy and indifference to the opinions of others

b.

Stable mood with social relations

c.

Instability in mood and social relations

d.

Exhibitionistic tendencies

e.

Persecutory thoughts

Question number: 18

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True paranoids are rarely treated or admitted to hospitals because

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

their severe hallucinations make reasoning with them impossible.

b.

they are potentially harmful and dangerous to others.

c.

psychiatric hospitals are primarily for psychotics.

d.

they resist the attempts of others to offer help.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 19

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

stability in mood and social relations

b.

apathy and indifference to opinion of others

c.

perception thoughts

d.

instability in mood and social relations

e.

exhibitionistic tendencies

Question number: 20

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A major defining characteristic of personality disorder is that they:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Reflect a lack of contrast with reality

b.

Are comparatively difficult to treat

c.

Are comparatively easy to treat

d.

Are psychological, more from society’s view than from that of the person’s who have them

e.

Are frequently relative, that is, short term responses to stress

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