Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Psychological Disorders

Quiz 14 :

Psychological Disorders

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According to the diathesis-stress model,and based solely on the information provided,which person is most likely to experience a depressed state?
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Because there are several factors in addition to vulnerability and stress that can lead to psychological disorders,many psychologists today rely on
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When Marcus rides the elevator at work,he always stands facing the back of the elevator car.Although this goes against standard social practice and makes his coworkers uncomfortable,it is more likely to be psychopathology if it is
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Dr.Janus is seeing a client diagnosed with depression who experienced trauma as a child.Dr.Janus believes this trauma predisposed the client to overreact to life's difficult circumstances.As a result,her recent breakup resulted in a depressed state.Dr.Janus's perspective on his client's problems seems to be most consistent with the
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According to the biopsychosocial model,which of the following is a psychological factor that could influence the development of a mental disorder?
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Germaine has a nervous personality.This semester,he is enrolled in 18 credit hours while also studying for his medical school exam.Although he never had them before,Germaine starts having panic attacks during exams.In this situation,the diathesis is ________,and the stressor is ________.
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Willie is on the bus with his classmates.Who is most likely to be diagnosed with psychopathology based on the criteria that his or her behavior impairs good daily functioning?
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Women experience eating disorders more often than men.This fact is evidence for the idea that ________ factors can influence psychopathology.
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According to the diathesis-stress model,mental disorders are caused by both ________ and stress.
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Arianna refuses to eat,has stopped bathing,has quit going to work and paying bills,and no longer talks to people.Should Arianna be diagnosed with a mental disorder?
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Dianne is convinced she has developed an anxiety disorder because she has an underlying biological condition that was brought out by living in a stressful environment.Dianne's belief about how she developed psychopathology is most consistent with
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Dr.Clarkson is treating a client with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).He learns that the client's parents divorced and she has never felt loved because her father left the family.By looking for the issues that led to the development of her OCD,Dr.Clarkson is
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Mellie has not been out of the house in three weeks because she is afraid that people are following her and planning on hurting her,which makes her very worried.Mellie's neighbors are worried about her.Which of the following statements does NOT characterize Mellie's experience?
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After meeting with Ramie for several sessions,Dr.Morris discusses her prognosis.Dr.Morris is most likely talking about
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Zarina is talking to spirits that no one else can see.She sometimes "channels" the spirits so they can talk with living people.Based on this information,Zarina
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Family relationships,personality,and genetic factors that might contribute to psychological disorders would be elements that psychologists who follow ________ would consider.
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Many psychologists have noticed that certain mental disorders are more common among people living in lower socioeconomic groups.The approach to psychopathology that best accounts for this observation is the
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Peter is a clinical psychologist.When determining whether a client's behavior shows psychopathology,he should use all of the following criteria EXCEPT whether the
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Carlson notices that a friend is acting different than usual and the friend does not seem to realize that her behavior is odd.This concerns Carlson that her friend may be experiencing
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When studying psychological disorders,Ernesto learns that the diathesis-stress model suggests that
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