Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 44 - 47 of 64

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Question number: 44

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Michelle’s therapist believes that her problems are rooted in her childhood and her unconscious, and that he can help her uncover the dynamics responsible for her problem. This awareness, also called ________, will allow her to adjust her behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

client-centered therapy

b.

insight

c.

free association

d.

transference

Question number: 45

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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Scott was tried for and convicted of murdering his wife. He showed little emotion during his trial. Though he was tearful in some interviews just after she disappeared, given his apparent lack of remorse the tears may have been an attempt to manipulate people into believing he was not involved. Scott demonstrates characteristics of someone with a personality disorder, which is coded on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Axis -V

b.

Axis III.

c.

Axis II.

d.

Axis I.

Question number: 46

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Which of the following is true of schizophrenia?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It is more common in the upper class.

b.

An individual with a strong social history will likely not recover.

c.

There is a lower recovery rate for process than for reactive schizophrenia.

d.

There is a lower recovery rate for reactive than for process schizophrenia.

Question number: 47

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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In movies that focus on war (e. g. , “Born on the Fourth of July, ” “Apocalypse Now, ” “First Blood”), soldiers who have returned from the frontlines often struggle with overwhelming anxiety, hyper vigilance, depression, and flashbacks. In many cases, these characters abuse alcohol, are suicidal, and have a strained or angry relationship with spouses. These characters have

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

dementia.

b.

posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

c.

symptomatic disorder

d.

dissociative identity disorder (DID).

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