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Question number: 181

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Assessment

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Metal band Metallica’s song “Fade to Black” includes lyrics like “No one but me can save myself, but it’s too late/Now I can’t think, think why I should even try/Yesterday seems as though it never existed/Death greets me warm, now I will just say goodbye. ” This song was written during one of the band’s lowest periods and appears to be about

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

hallucinations

b.

delusions.

c.

suicide.

d.

dissociation.

Question number: 182

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Hazel has experienced feelings of worthlessness, low energy, and a loss of interest in life for most of the days of the past three years. She would most likely be diagnosed with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

major depressive disorder

b.

severe melancholia

c.

existential neurosis

d.

dysthymic disorder

Question number: 183

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Michelle’s therapist asks her to lie on the couch and talk about whatever comes to mind without censoring anything. This technique, called ________, is meant to help the client and therapist find recurring themes or issues that can provide clues to the unconscious cause or causes of the problem.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

free association

b.

insight

c.

client-centered therapy

d.

transference

Question number: 184

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

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With regard to adjusting test scores by group membership, Gottfredson has argued that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

such adjustments must be made if society is to progress.

b.

tools of measurement must not be blamed for group differences.

c.

adverse impact must be prevented by means of differential scoring.

d.

all of the above.

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