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Question number: 167

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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An individual with Korsakoff’s syndrome might engage in

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Choice (4) Response

a.

confabulation

b.

echolalia

c.

folie a deux

d.

neologisms

Question number: 168

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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Michelle has a double stroller for her 1 year old fraternal twins. She has noticed that when someone stops to admire the children, Jonah smiles and laughs if the stranger talks to him, while Micky is more likely to look up at her mother with an uncertain expression. If the stranger talks to Micky, she ducks her head and sometimes even covers her eyes with her hands. Since Michelle has treated both of her children the same way, she knows that Jonah and Micky have different

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Choice (4) Response

a.

information processing speeds.

b.

temperaments.

c.

information-search strategies.

d.

information-diagnosis stage

Question number: 169

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

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A researcher is studying the effect of diet on depression. The hypothesis is that a diet high in carbohydrates will help to alleviate the symptoms of depression. The group being studied is a random group of depressed inpatients. Every other day the subjects fill out the depression symptoms inventory. In the above study, the symptom inventory provides information about the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

independent variable

b.

dependent variable

c.

interaction effect

d.

control variable

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