Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 24 - 28 of 64

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Question number: 24

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Question

At 65, Terry is diagnosed with cancer. Because the idea of cancer terrifies him, he refuses to believe that he has a sickness and does not get any treatments. When his physician informs him that his case has become terminal because he did not act, Terry tells his friends that his doctor doesn’t know what he’s talking about. Terry is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

using emotion-focused coping.

b.

relying primarily on social support.

c.

using problem-focused coping.

d.

hiding hardiness

e.

displaying hardiness.

Question number: 25

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Question

Treating a patient for Parkinson’s disease includes administering a chemical that will lead to increases in the patient’s

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

b.

acetylcholine

c.

serotonin

d.

dopamine

e.

norepinephrine

Question number: 26

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Assessment

MCQ▾

Question

Which does NOT belong?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The Mini-Mental State Exam.

b.

The 7 Minute Screen.

c.

The Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire.

d.

The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 27

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Question

Which of the following is NOT a dissociative disorder?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Multiple personality disorder

b.

Schizophrenia

c.

Fugue

d.

Amnesia

e.

Identity disorder

Question number: 28

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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A therapist listens to the choices of his client with unconditional positive regard. The goal of this therapy is most likely

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

decreased inferiority

b.

a sense of meaningfulness

c.

complete awareness of the here and now

d.

development of effective beliefs

e.

congruence for the self

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