Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Diagnostic Systems (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 5

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Question number: 1

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Renee is a social worker in an urban community mental health center. She has just seen a new client who has depression, which she codes on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Axis IV.

b.

Axis I.

c.

Axis III.

d.

Axis II.

Question number: 2

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The DSM-IV present a scheme for assessment called multiaxial assessment. It is called multiaxial because it employs five different axes for evolution in order to create a complete picture of the client. Which of the following is NOT one of the five axes used?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

General medical conditions

b.

Psychosocial problems

c.

Personality disorders

d.

Dreams

Question number: 3

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Scott was tried for and convicted of murdering his wife. He showed little emotion during his trial. Though he was tearful in some interviews just after she disappeared, given his apparent lack of remorse the tears may have been an attempt to manipulate people into believing he was not involved. Scott demonstrates characteristics of someone with a personality disorder, which is coded on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Axis -V

b.

Axis III.

c.

Axis II.

d.

Axis I.

Question number: 4

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Which of the following is one of the sixteen major diagnostic categories used in the DSM-IV?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Paranoid disorders

b.

Panic disorders

c.

Factitious disorders

d.

Obsessive-compulsive disorders

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