Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Causes and Development of Disorders (GRE Psychology): Questions 10 - 13 of 18

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Question number: 10

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The term ideas of reference refers to the tendency of

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masochists to attribute power to authorities over them

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sadists to invoke their own authority

c.

paranoid thinkers to refer all their thoughts and ideas to themselves

d.

compulsive thinkers to refer all their thoughts to an authority

Question number: 11

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A child with an IQ of 63 would most likely be diagnosed with

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moderate mental retardation

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mild mental retardation

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borderline mental retardation

d.

severe mental retardation

Question number: 12

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Which of the following is true of schizophrenia?

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It is more common in the upper class.

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An individual with a strong social history will likely not recover.

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There is a lower recovery rate for process than for reactive schizophrenia.

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There is a lower recovery rate for reactive than for process schizophrenia.

Question number: 13

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In movies that focus on war (e. g. , “Born on the Fourth of July, ” “Apocalypse Now, ” “First Blood”), soldiers who have returned from the frontlines often struggle with overwhelming anxiety, hyper vigilance, depression, and flashbacks. In many cases, these characters abuse alcohol, are suicidal, and have a strained or angry relationship with spouses. These characters have

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dementia.

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posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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symptomatic disorder

d.

dissociative identity disorder (DID).

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