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Question number: 110

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Neurophysiological Factors

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Because Lia sees relationships as messy and undesirable, she has been a lifelong loner. Though she has a pet snake, she has no desire to marry or have lasting romantic relationships. She prefers to be by herself, and others tend to see her as cold, aloof, and unsociable, especially because she seems indifferent to criticism. If she has a personality disorder, it is MOST likely to fall into the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

superstitious/psychotic cluster

b.

anxious/fearful cluster.

c.

dramatic/impulsive cluster.

d.

neurosis

e.

odd/eccentric cluster.

Question number: 111

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Though some of Matt’s graduate school professors taught him that a therapist should always act as a “blank screen” onto which clients can project their unconscious conflicts, Matt prefers to maintain consistency between the way he feels and the way he behaves. He expresses his feelings honestly to clients, regardless of whether they are positive or negative. Matt’s professors were probably ________ therapists.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive.

b.

humanistic.

c.

psychodynamic.

d.

client-centered.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 112

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

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The degree of correlation among all of the items on a scale

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

may be estimated by means of the Rulon formula.

b.

may be estimated by means of KR-20.

c.

is referred to as inter-item consistency.

d.

all of the above.

e.

All of the above

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