Essentials of Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

Psychological Disorders and Their Treatment

Quiz 11 :

Psychological Disorders and Their Treatment

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Not leaving your house because you fear crowds,repeatedly being fired from jobs due to excessive drinking,or losing your life savings due to compulsive gambling are all examples of ____.
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C

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Identify the behavioral conditioning that explains why some individuals develop troubling behaviors and also why some people fail to develop appropriate behaviors.
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D

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What is the term used to refer to a pattern of atypical behavior that results in personal distress or significant impairment in a person's social or occupational functioning?
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B

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What is the term used to refer to an approach to psychology that proposes psychological disorders are caused by physiological processes,especially those occurring in the brain?
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Which model proposes that psychological disorders can be classified into discrete categories and are analogous to physical diseases?
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What is a diathesis?
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Which psychological approach focuses on observable behavior?
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____ perspective assumes that "what u see is not what you get" when analyzing mental illness,while ____ perspective assumes that disordered behavior is caused by readily identifiable factors in the person's environment and is the product of learning.
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The ____ involves distinguishing one disorder from another.
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A ____ is a prediction about the likely course of a disorder.
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The ____ perspective holds that ineffective or inaccurate thinking is the root cause of mental illness.
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Which of the following are indicators of possible disordered behavior?
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The inability to perform normal activities is an indication of ____.
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____ refers to the apparent causes of a disorder.
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Which model proposes that it is the interaction of both the predisposition for a disorder and environmental stressors that cause psychological disorders?
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Behavior that is significantly above or below the average in its frequency of occurrence is termed ____ and thus more likely to be classified as a psychological disorder.
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Which psychological approach descended from the work of Sigmund Freud and focuses on unconscious forces and childhood experiences?
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In Rosenhan's study,he and his colleagues presented themselves as psychiatric patients,claiming that they heard voices and were all subsequently diagnosed as having schizophrenia.What did this study demonstrate?
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A ____ is a sign of a disorder.
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Which psychological approach emphasizes how social and cultural forces influence mental illness?
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