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Question number: 24

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Mary and Eia are identical twins, but they were separated at birth and raised in different countries. When they meet as adults, they talk about all the ways in which they are the same, but also the ways in which they are different. Compared to identical twins that have been raised together, Mary and Eia probably

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Choice (4) Response

a.

have more characteristics in common than most twins because they didn’t have to prove to anyone that they are different.

b.

are as similar as identical twins who were raised in the same household.

c.

have the same percentage of similarities as non-identical siblings.

d.

have fewer characteristics in common than most twins because their environments were different while they were growing up.

Question number: 25

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Dr. Ben asks his client Nanny to complete a test that will help him pinpoint the type of depression she has and which personality characteristics may be contributing to her problem. The test consists of 567 true and false questions and addresses attitudes and emotions, behaviors and symptoms, and life history. Dr. Ben has given Nanny the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

NEO-PI.

b.

Rorschach.

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT).

d.

MRI

Question number: 26

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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In his revised psychoanalytic theory, Freud named which of the following as the central source of conflict?

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a.

Eros and Thanatos

b.

Superego

c.

Libido

d.

Pleasure Principle

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