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Question number: 395

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Which of the following personality disorders is characterized by excessive emotion and attention seeking?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Antisocial

b.

Histrionic

c.

Borderline

d.

Schizotypal

e.

Dependent

Question number: 396

» Personality » Theories

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The social-cognitive theory can explain how a person can be friendly at work and hostile at home. The explanation is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

based on whether the person has internal or external locus of control

b.

that personality traits can change depending on the situation and on how people perceive and interpret those situations

c.

Interaction of Jung and Freud concepts

d.

the difference between a person’s public and private personalities

e.

an interaction of the id, ego, and superego

Question number: 397

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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Bottom-up information processing is best described as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phonetically driven

b.

schematically driven

c.

morphologically driven

d.

data driven

e.

semantically driven

Question number: 398

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Olivia and Hannah are talking about dreaming one day after their psychology class. Most mornings Olivia doesn’t remember any of her dreams, but occasionally she has vivid recollections when she wakes. Hannah says she has the same experience and wonders why. When they talk to friends about the phenomenon, they notice a pattern related to the stress of the previous day. They verbalize this pattern as, “If someone feels stressed out over something one day, then she is more likely to remember her dreams the following day. ” Olivia and Hannah have just formed a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

valid statement.

b.

scientific attitude.

c.

hindsight.

d.

hypothesis.

e.

foresight

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