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Question number: 1

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Organic is to functional as physical is to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

organic

b.

neurological.

c.

psychological.

d.

functional.

Question number: 2

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Killian lets her husband keep all the financial records for the family, and she refuses to make any decisions on her own. She is so needy that if she encounters even a minor unexpected problem during her day, she calls him at work to ask his advice. This behavior cuts across all situations, causes problems in her relationships with other people, and seems to be Killian’s only real approach to dealing with the world. Killian may have

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a conversion disorder.

b.

a major depressive disorder.

c.

a personality disorder.

d.

bipolar disorder.

Question number: 3

» 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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Choice (4) Response

a.

Eros and Thanatos

b.

Superego

c.

Libido

d.

Pleasure Principle

Question number: 4

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Viggo needs to take an extended leave of absence from work for personal reasons. The remaining employees are required to perform Viggo’s duties, and Dew is the only one who understands how to do many of them. Though Dew’s body is unable to maintain the alarmed state it entered when he learned of the additional work, he remains “stressed out” over the weeks that follow. If the stressor of additional responsibility lasts too long, Dew could become sick and have trouble functioning himself. This is the ________ stage of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS).

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Choice (4) Response

a.

alarm.

b.

resistance.

c.

stress coping

d.

secondary

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