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Psychology in Action Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Psychological Disorders

Quiz 14 :

Psychological Disorders

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Which of the following statements regarding mental disorders is true?
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In early therapy of abnormal behavior, ________ was used to allow evil spirits to escape, while ________ was designed to make the body so uncomfortable it would be uninhabitable to the devil.
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B

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Based on the personal distress approach to defining abnormal behavior, which of the following would qualify as abnormal?
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D

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Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding abnormal behavior?
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Frances was diagnosed with a mental illness because she lost her job when she tested positive for marijuana use at a company that requires frequent random drug testing.From the criteria of identifying abnormal behavior and considering the context in which Frances works, this is an example of ________.
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The ________ assumes that abnormal behavior is due to physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and possibly cured and prevented.
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A legal term for people with a mental disorder that implies a lack of responsibility for their behavior and an inability to manage their affairs is ________.
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________ is the specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.
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The current term for serious mental disorders characterized by a loss of contact with external reality and extreme disruption of thought processes is ________.
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This criterion has NOT been used as an approach to defining abnormal behavior:
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An outdated term for disorders characterized by unrealistic anxiety and other associated problems is ________.
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An outdated term that refers to a condition in which psychological symptoms are experienced in the absence of gross brain abnormality, grossly irrational thinking, or violation of basic norms is ________.
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The classification system produced by the American Psychiatric Association and used to describe abnormal behaviors is called the DSM-5.DSM is an abbreviation for ________.
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The presence of two or more disorders in the same person at the same time is called ________.
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Compared to the medical model, modern psychology offers all but which of the following explanations for abnormal behavior?
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Comorbidity is the term used to indicate ________.
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Which of the Four Ds is often overestimated by people in the general public about those who suffer from a mental disorder?
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Worthington has been praying and fasting for days.His healer has been making extraordinary noises, beating him, and giving him foul-tasting brews to drink.It is MOST likely that Worthington and his healer are ________.
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Which of the following was not a treatment for abnormal behavior in earlier time periods?
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The purpose of the DSM 5 is to provide ________.
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