Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 52 - 57 of 64

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Question number: 52

» 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?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Paranoid disorders

b.

Panic disorders

c.

Factitious disorders

d.

Obsessive-compulsive disorders

Question number: 53

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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The APA was founded by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

William Wundt

b.

Stanley Hall

c.

John Watson

d.

B. F. Skinner

Question number: 54

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Neurophysiological Factors

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After a serious head injury, Vicky could not remember the events that led up to the accident. Vicky is likely suffering from

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

retrograde amnesia

b.

depression

c.

denial

d.

anterograde amnesia

Question number: 55

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Jack believes that aliens are using electrical fields to steal thoughts from his head. It is most likely that Jack will be diagnosed with which of the following types of disorders?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Dissociative

b.

Somatoform

c.

Sleep

d.

Psychotic

Question number: 56

» 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 (4) Response

a.

Antisocial

b.

Borderline

c.

Schizotypal

d.

Histrionic

Question number: 57

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following therapies would be most appropriate for in individual who suffered from strong feelings of meaninglessness and who hoped to find more meaning in life?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Individual therapy

b.

Psychoanalytic therapy

c.

Client-centered therapy

d.

Existential therapy

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