Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Causes and Development of Disorders (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 5 - 9 of 18

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Question number: 5

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Which of the following is NOT a dissociative disorder?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fugue

b.

Schizophrenia

c.

Amnesia

d.

Multiple personality disorder

Question number: 6

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An individual with Korsakoff’s syndrome might engage in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

confabulation

b.

echolalia

c.

folie a deux

d.

neologisms

Question number: 7

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Hazel has experienced feelings of worthlessness, low energy, and a loss of interest in life for most of the days of the past three years. She would most likely be diagnosed with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

major depressive disorder

b.

severe melancholia

c.

existential neurosis

d.

dysthymic disorder

Question number: 8

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Jillian can’t bear to leave her home without washing all the linens and floors, vacuuming the carpets, and organizing everything in her cupboards. Because she knows that her behavior is extreme, she has tried to go to work without doing all these things, but she is overcome with such overwhelming dread that she never makes it all the way to the office. Jillian probably has

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

b.

a phobia.

c.

panic disorder.

d.

manic depressive disorder

Question number: 9

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Mary began having brief episodes of overwhelming anxiety about a year ago. She doesn’t know what causes them, but she has had them in the grocery store, at busy restaurants, and once while driving. Her heart pounds, she has difficulty breathing, and sometimes she feels like her body no longer belongs to her. She is afraid she will go crazy and embarrass herself in front of other people. Based on this information, Mary may have

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A dissociative disorder

b.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

c.

A panic disorder.

d.

Schizophrenia

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