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Question number: 1

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Dr. Ben asks his client Nanny to complete a test that will help him pinpoint the type of depression she has and which personality characteristics may be contributing to her problem. The test consists of 567 true and false questions and addresses attitudes and emotions, behaviors and symptoms, and life history. Dr. Ben has given Nanny the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

NEO-PI.

b.

Rorschach.

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT).

d.

MRI

Question number: 2

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Maccoby and Jacklin found that one of the few true gender differences seems to be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

better science skills in boys

b.

better spatial ability in boys

c.

more compassion in girls

d.

better mathematical skills in boys

Question number: 3

» Personality » Theories

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Which of the following would be most inclined toward a situational view of personality?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

William Sheldon

b.

Gordon Allport

c.

Raymond Cattell

d.

Walter Mischel

Question number: 4

» Personality » Theories

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According to Freud, an individual who is not dominated by impulses originating in the libido would most likely be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

in the anal stage of psychosexual development

b.

obsessive-compulsive

c.

rational and time-oriented

d.

overly conscientious

Question number: 5

» Personality » Applications and Issues

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According to Matina Horner, a woman might choose not to work because of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

insecurity that success is dependent on luck

b.

fear of failure

c.

low self-esteem

d.

fear of success

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