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Question number: 408

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Epidemiology

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Which of the following is a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Delusions

b.

Flat affect

c.

Disorganized behavior

d.

Neologisms

Question number: 409

» Personality » Assessment

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Projective tests, such as the Rorschach inkblot test, have been justifiably criticized as tools for assessing personality because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

they elicit only obvious information from the examinee

b.

the stimuli for the tests are not standardized

c.

it is difficult for the examinee to deceive the examiner

d.

they have not been found to be reliable and valid

Question number: 410

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Allegra tries to lead a healthy life. She maintains a vegetarian diet, avoids fatty foods, and gets a flu shot every year. She tells others that her only vice is smoking. While she knows that she should quit, she believes that her otherwise healthy lifestyle will offset the effects of tobacco. Is she right?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

No. A vegetarian diet will actually increase the effects of tobacco on the body.

b.

No. Smoking is the single largest cause of preventable death, and the only way to offset the negative effects of smoking is to quit.

c.

Yes. Studies show that the negative effects of smoking can be offset by other healthy practices, as long as the healthy practices are consistent.

d.

no. Non-vegetarian diet increases effect of tobacco on body.

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