Abnormal Psychology-Somatoform Disorders (AP Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 11

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Question number: 1

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Psychosomatic disorders are best illustrated by:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Neurotic anxiety

b.

Asthma caused by anxiety

c.

Eating less

d.

Over-eating

Question number: 2

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Overeating in children

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Choice (4) Response
a.

sometimes is encouraged by a parent who is anorexic.

b.

may be discouraged because the parent considers a fat baby unhealthy or undesirable.

c.

leads to the development of eating habits and conflicts that have life-long consequences.

d.

leads to the development of good food habits and provides life-long consequences.

Question number: 3

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A person who experiences a long series of imagined physical complaints suffers from

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Choice (4) Response
a.

an obsession.

b.

a traumatic disorder.

c.

somatization disorder.

d.

a conversion reaction.

Question number: 4

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A conversion disorder is characterized by:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

A constant fear of becoming seriously ill

b.

Frequently vague complaints of psychological symptoms

c.

Frequently vague complaints of physical symptoms

d.

Functional impairment of a limb or sensory ability with no apparent physical cause

Question number: 5

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Behavioral problems in which the person exhibits symptoms suggesting physical disease or injury, but for which there is no identifiable cause, are called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

somatoform disorders.

b.

schizophrenia.

c.

organic brain pathologies.

d.

manic depressive disorders.

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