Abnormal Psychology-Schizophrenic Disorders (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 17

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Question number: 1

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________ schizophrenics shift from one pattern of schizophrenic behavior to another.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Disorganized

b.

Undifferentiated

c.

Simple

d.

Catatonic

Question number: 2

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If a person suffering from schizophrenia has an identical twin, that twin

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Choice (4) Response

a.

will have a 46 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

b.

will have a 86 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

c.

will be no more likely than anyone else to become schizophrenic.

d.

is also likely to have more than one personality.

Question number: 3

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In general, schizophrenia is characterized by

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a.

rapid and unpredictable changes in emotion.

b.

high levels of anxiety coupled with a lack of conscience.

c.

delusions of persecution and somatic complaints.

d.

blunted or inappropriate emotions and withdrawal.

Question number: 4

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Which of the following is related to recent attempts to find biochemical explanations for schizophrenia?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

dopamine

b.

valium

c.

diazepam

d.

psychotropin

Question number: 5

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Grace’s actions resemble movie stereotypes of “crazy” behavior. Her personality disintegration is extreme. She engages in silly laughter, bizarre mannerisms, and obscene behavior. Her diagnosis is probably

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Choice (4) Response

a.

borderline schizophrenia.

b.

disorganized schizophrenia.

c.

undifferentiated schizophrenia.

d.

paranoid schizophrenia.

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