Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 58 - 61 of 64

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Question number: 58

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Epidemiology

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Which of the following is a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Delusions

b.

Flat affect

c.

Disorganized behavior

d.

Neologisms

Question number: 59

» 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?

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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.

Question number: 60

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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The term “organicity” is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

applied with reference to the peripheral nervous system.

b.

synonymous with “brain damage”.

c.

less inclusive than “neurological damage”.

d.

is a manic disorder

Question number: 61

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Takeshi is seeing Dr. Ben to help her deal with her social phobia. Early in treatment, they built a list of 15 steps beginning with low-anxiety scenarios and ending with high-anxiety scenarios. Over time, they have conquered many of the situations on the list, and it is time for Takeshi to try staying relaxed while walking down a busy street. The approach Dr. Ben is using with Takeshi is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

systematic desensitization.

b.

rational-emotive therapy.

c.

free association.

d.

flooding.

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