Psychology Study Set 22

Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Psychological Disorders

Quiz 15 :

Psychological Disorders

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The approach to psychology suggesting that psychological disorders may be best explained by looking at genetic factors, chemical imbalances, and brain abnormalities is the ________ perspective.
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The ________ perspective of psychological disorders attributed symptoms of such ailments to forces that were beyond scientific understanding, such as black magic or evil spirits.
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Which of the following is an example of a diathesis-stress model?
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What is comorbidity?
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Which classification system is used by most mental health professionals in the United States of America?
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People with ________ disorders experience thoughts and urges that are intrusive and unwanted and/or the need to engage in repetitive behaviors or mental acts.
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________ disorders are characterized by excessive, persistent fear and worry that is accompanied by disturbances in behaviors.
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Mental or behavioral acts that reduce anxiety in social situations, such as avoiding eye contact or rehearsing sentences before speaking are called ________.
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Cole spends a few weeks being treated for major depressive disorder. He eventually stops exhibiting symptoms, but a few months later they reoccur. Once again the symptoms dissipate, but a few months later they reoccur. Cole's major depressive disorder is ________?
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Janice is in the middle of a distinct period of an abnormally and persistently elevated mood. In the last week she has cleaned her house from top to bottom (breaking windows and dishes in the process), bought a new car that she can't afford, and dug up most of her yard in case she might want a garden next year. Janice is experiencing a(n) ________ episode.
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What is meant by the term etiology?
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Cordelia, an active duty marine, served in Afghanistan. While she was on patrol with her friend, an IED went off, killing her friend and injuring Cordelia's left arm. In the two months since her friend died, Cordelia has been jumpy, irritable, avoids talking about her friend, and once every few days experiences a flashback to the explosion. Cordelia is experiencing ________ disorder.
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What do obsessive-compulsive disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, and hoarding disorder have in common?
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According to the textbook, which of these events would have the highest likelihood of causing posttraumatic stress disorder?
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Piper is terribly afraid of a number of different situations. She doesn't like riding on public busses or subways, finds open spaces very intimidating, does not like feeling "lost in a crowd," and prefers the safe and secure feeling of her own home. If these symptoms cause disruptions in her life, Piper might be diagnosed with ________.
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Which brain region is believed to play a critical role in the development of symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
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Which of the following is the best example of a compulsion?
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Peripartum onset depression is a kind of depression ________.
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A psychological disorder is a ________.
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Apollonia was diagnosed with major depressive disorder five years ago. She knows her mother took medicine to combat depression and she worries her daughter will experience depression too. Why?
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