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Cultural Psychology Study Set 2

Anthropology

Quiz 14 :

Mentalhealth

Quiz 14 :

Mentalhealth

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Which of the following people have agonias?
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Despite malgri, agonias, koro, and dhat all being described very differently, they all share one underlying similarity.Is this true or false?
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According to research, what cultural shift has been directly associated with changing rates of eating disorders?
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Your textbook argues that depression is culturally universal.What aspects of this disorder are known to be universal?
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What cultural characteristics are thought to predispose certain communities to show cases of amok?
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As discussed in the textbook, which of the following questions represents a difficulty with defining a psychological disorder across cultures?
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Warren lives in an aboriginal nation comprised of many islands.He is about to travel to another island to meet his girlfriend, but in his haste, he forgot to pray to the local gods.After his trip, he falls terribly ill and feels very tired.These symptoms compel his village doctor to diagnose him with
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Gregory has been diagnosed with depression by his psychiatrists; however, he does not really report experiencing a negative affect.He primarily experiences stomach and sleep problems.Which of the following most accurately characterizes Gregory's experience?
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Depression is a condition that is
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Which of the following statements best characterizes ataques de nervios?
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Koro is manifested by a
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Considering the cross-cultural prevalence for unipolar depression and bipolar disorder, the rates are
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A researcher wants to study hikikomori in Japan, France, Russia, and Canada.She starts with the Japanese criteria and translates them into French, Russian, and English.What is the main problem with this approach?
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Which of the following is an example of a culture-bound syndrome?
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Compare anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.Which of these disorders is culture-bound, and why?
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Wendy, an American patient with depression, reports feeling suicidal, with a depressed mood and trouble sleeping.She is prescribed antidepressants.Weiwei, a Chinese patient with depression, is
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Li presents to a clinic in China, where he reports a somewhat depressed mood but also fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, and pains.Clinicians are most likely to consider which of the following diagnoses?
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Stephen and Jon are both diagnosed with a form of anxiety disorder.The difference between them is that Stephen's primary symptoms are feeling anxious, mood fluctuations, and other mental issues.Jon's symptoms, on the other hand, are discomfort in the chest, headaches, and diarrhea.Which of the following best explains the differences in the symptoms that the two are suffering?
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One way of defining mental illness across cultures is to focus on behaviors that are rare and impairing.What is the most significant flaw with this definition?
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Which of the following is an accurate comparison between bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa?
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