Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is NOT important when determining whether a person is competent to stand trial?

Question 2 2. One risk factor for acute stress disorder is:

Question 3 3. Which of the following phases do people usually consider when they think about schizophrenia?

Question 4 4. What can cause biological abnormalities?

Question 5 5. Sexual dysfunction is NOT caused by _____.

Question 6 6. Why do psychologists think that BDD is caused by a chemical imbalance?

Question 7 7. Carrie is studying which teaching method is best. She chooses classrooms to use in her study by drawing names out of a hat. But when she assigns method to each of the classes, she makes the decision in a non-random way. Which of the following best describes Carrie's actions?

Question 8 8. How are causal studies different from correlational studies?

Question 9 9. Claire loves the rush she gets when she rides the bus wearing a short skirt with no underwear, and she crosses/uncrosses her legs in front of passengers with whom she has made eye contact with, revealing all that is underneath. This is an example of:

Question 10 10. What are positive symptoms?

Question 11 11. Which of these is not a symptom of conduct disorder?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of the purpose behind Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher's game theory experiments:

Question 13 13. If a doctor decides to test the effectiveness of a new pain cream on chronic migraine sufferers, how could he address the question of construct validity?

Question 14 14. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Question 15 15. Who is considered the founder of American psychiatry?

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