Abnormal Psychology Study Set 1
Quiz 2: Current Paradigms and Integrative Approaches
The Family Method Refers to
The family method refers to A) identifying the gene(s) believed to cause inherited disorders. B) comparing the incidence of disorders in other members of a family. C) examining twins raised apart. D) examining phenotypes of nuclear families.
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A genetic explanation of schizophrenia would be supported by which of the following choices? A) Higher concordance between MZ than DZ twins. B) Similar concordance rate between MZ and DZ twins C) Relatives of someone with schizophrenia are no more likely to have schizophrenia than anyone else. D) MZ twins reared together are likely to share the disorder.
An investigator finds that the concordance rate for bipolar disorder is higher among monozygotic twins than for dizygotic twins. Which would be an incorrect conclusion on the basis of this finding? A) Bipolar disorder is partially inherited. B) Bipolar disorder is learned through interactions and observations of family members. C) Genetics play no role in bipolar disorder. D) Identical twins may not be treated in the same way as nonidentical twins.
Determining the influence of being raised by disordered parents, and eliminating that influence in behaviour genetics research is accomplished by the ___________ method. A) twin B) adoptee C) family D) spouse
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