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Question number: 42

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Long-term use of a dopamine-blocking neuroleptic would probably improve the condition of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

tardive dyskinesia

b.

Wernicke’s syndrome

c.

Schizophrenia

d.

Parkinson’s disease

e.

None of the above

Question number: 43

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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According to the true score theory, an individual’s score on a test of extraversion reflects a level of extraversion as defined by the test and that level is presumed to be

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

only an estimate of the testtaker’s true level of extraversion.

b.

less than or equal to the degree of error inherent in the score.

c.

more than degree of error in the score

d.

greater than the degree of error inherent in the score.

e.

the testtaker’s “true” level of extraversion.

Question number: 44

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Which of the following sensory systems involves the ganglion cells and the ciliary muscles?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Cutaneous

b.

Auditory

c.

Gustatory

d.

Olfactory

e.

Visual

Question number: 45

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Statistics are used in psychological research to ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Prove that the research hypothesis is correct.

b.

Evaluate the likelihood that the experiment caused the differences in behavior across treatment conditions.

c.

Justify the experimenter’s conclusions.

d.

Quantify the dependent variable.

e.

Prove the null hypothesis.

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