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Question number: 99

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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A common sequela of panic attacks is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

b.

adjustment disorder

c.

schizoid personality disorder

d.

agoraphobia

Question number: 100

» Learning » Instrumental Conditioning

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After moving into a home very near to a hospital, a young child became frightened and upset each time he heard ambulance sirens racing by. With time, the child seemed less bothered by the sirens. Eventually, the child seemed not to notice the sirens at all. This lessened reaction to the sirens is most likely caused by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

shaping

b.

habituation

c.

extinction

d.

sensitization

Question number: 101

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Dements studies of dream deprivation found that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

dream deprivation elevated anxiety, but not to a debilitating extent

b.

alcohol produced deeper sleep, but did not influence REM sleep

c.

after sleep deprivation, dreams migrated from their usual REM periods to emergent stage I periods

d.

dreaming is not a necessary part of sleep; dream deprivation has a minimal effect

Question number: 102

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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When a sperm and egg unite at conception, the fertilized egg, and all the body cells that eventually develop from it (except for sperm cells and ova) contain

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Choice (4) Response
a.

46 pairs of chromosomes

b.

23 chromosomes

c.

22 pairs of genes

d.

46 chromosomes in 23 pairs

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