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Question number: 364

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Each of the following factors facilitates accurate recall of a list of words from short-term memory EXCEPT

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Choice (5) Response

a.

lack of similarity between items

b.

acoustic similarity among the items

c.

concrete items

d.

meaningful items

e.

subject’s investment in the task

Question number: 365

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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Which of the following is one of the sixteen major diagnostic categories used in the DSM-IV?

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Obsessive-compulsive disorders

b.

Panic disorders

c.

Factitious disorders

d.

Paranoid disorders

e.

Borderline disorders

Question number: 366

» General Psychology » History

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After encountering a number of patients who had physical problems without any apparent physical cause, Sigmund Freud reasoned that the causes must be psychological and beyond his patients’ conscious awareness. Freud’s patient, Anna O. , sometimes developed paralysis in her limbs even though there was nothing physically wrong with her & he eventually developed a theory he called psychoanalysis based on this observation. What was Freud actually analyzing?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Internal, mostly unconscious psychological forces

b.

How the environment is constantly affecting our behavior

c.

people do not understand the meaning of life

d.

How people find ultimate meaning in their lives

e.

Physical causes of psychological problems

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