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Abnormal Psychology Study Set 16

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Disorders of Trauma and Stress

Quiz 6 :

Disorders of Trauma and Stress

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Compare and contrast acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder.
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Dissociative amnesia characterized by forgetting, for a short time, some but not all events related to a traumatic episode is called _____ amnesia.
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Cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder can include helping clients deal with difficult memories and feelings, accept what occurred, become less judgmental toward themselves, and begin to trust others. The basis of this process called _____.
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Being forced to engage in any type of sexual act is called _____.
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In assessing someone for depersonalization-derealization disorder, which characteristics would you look for?
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Describe in detail how treatment for dissociative identity disorder might differ from treatment for dissociative amnesia or for dissociative fugue.
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Why does a person in a dangerous situation initially experience an increased heart rate? Discuss both the biological reason for this development and the reason that these changes can be seen as beneficial. Include in your discussion the body systems that are involved and three other physical reactions that are expected to occur.
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Describe three different treatments that have been effective in treating combat veterans who are experiencing stress disorders. Be specific about what happens during these treatments.
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Dissociative amnesia characterized by the loss of memory of events that occurred within a limited period following a traumatic episode is called _____ amnesia.
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Imagine that a friend of yours has been a victim of sexual assault (rape). What are the short-term and long-term courses of her stress response to being raped likely to be?
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Describe and provide examples of the three ways in which alternate personalities might interact in someone experiencing dissociative identity disorder.
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Friends and family check in on and provide care for a person who experienced a significant trauma. The friends and family are providing _____.
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A person's identity is based in part on that individual's _____, which links the past, the present, and the future.
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Compare and contrast dissociative amnesia and dissociative fugue.
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What is debriefing? Based on current research, what are the pros and cons of using this technique?
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An individual with _____ displays two or more distinct personalities and periodically switches from one to another.
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Reliving a traumatic event that happened months ago, avoiding things associated with that event, and generally being less responsive are symptoms of _____.
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Reactions to trauma that happen almost immediately and gradually disappear in a month or so are likely to be diagnosed as _____.
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Not all people who experience a traumatic event develop a stress disorder. What are some biological reasons why some people do and others don't?
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The extensive network of nerve fibers that connect the central nervous system to all body organs is called the _____.
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