Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 5 - 8 of 64

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Question number: 5

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Ms. Garry, an 82-year-old woman in failing health whose companion had died 5 years before, was placed in a nursing home by her daughter. She withdrew from social life, spent most of her waking hours watching TV, and became morose. Seligman would label her behavior

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

inoculation

b.

cataclysmic stress

c.

cyclothymic disorder

d.

post-traumatic stress syndrome

e.

learned helplessness

Question number: 6

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Since Dr. Callum began making connections between Dan’s current romantic problems and his childhood experiences, Dan has been “forgetting” therapy appointments or canceling them at the last minute, and when he does show he is invariably late. Dan’s avoidance pattern is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

transference.

b.

interpretation.

c.

countertransference.

d.

resistance.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 7

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Long-term use of a dopamine-blocking neuroleptic would probably improve the condition of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

tardive dyskinesia

b.

Wernicke’s syndrome

c.

Schizophrenia

d.

Parkinson’s disease

e.

None of the above

Question number: 8

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Assessment

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Which of the following figures pioneered the concept of the inferiority complex.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Abraham Maslow

b.

Alfred Adler

c.

Carl Rogers

d.

Harry Stack Sullivan

e.

Hans Eisenach

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