Abnormal Psychology Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 2 :

Current Paradigms and Integrative Approaches

Quiz 2 :

Current Paradigms and Integrative Approaches

Question Type
search
Showing 1 - 20 of 232
arrow
When you adopt a paradigm to understand the world, you are being completely objective.
Free
True False
Answer:

Answer:

False

Tags
arrow
The biological paradigm adopts the stance that mental illness is the result of physical illness.
Free
True False
Answer:

Answer:

False

Tags
arrow
The biological paradigm adopts the stance that mental illness is the result of a disturbance of a biological process.
Free
True False
Answer:

Answer:

True

Tags
arrow
The phenotype changes over time; the genotype does not.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Dizygotic twins share more genetic material than any other sibling pair, but less than monozygotic twins.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Researchers in the area of molecular genetics often think that disorders are due to gene-environment interactions.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Resilient children often struggle the most with mental illness.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Problems with reuptake explain most neurotransmitter imbalances.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Norepinephrine is implicated in both mania and anxiety.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Because we know so much about mental illness, doctors can easily prescribe the correct medication to treat disorders.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
According to the behavioural perspective, mental illness is learned much like any other behaviour.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Classical conditioning offers a good explanation for how fears develop.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Positive reinforcement increases behaviour; negative reinforcement reduces or eliminates behaviour.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Behaviour therapy and behaviour modification are the same thing.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Bandura's most famous research is his work on self-efficacy.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Operant conditioning works well as a treatment for children with depression.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
When we are faced with new information, we try to fit into existing schema.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
According to Beck, dysfunctional thoughts are the root of depression.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
According to Ellis, people should believe that they ought to be loved by everyone.
True False
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Both cognitive and behavioural therapists pay attention to thoughts and feelings.
True False
Answer:
Tags
Showing 1 - 20 of 232