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Abnormal Disorders in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bipolar disorder:

Question 2 2. Organic brain disorders can be linked to which of the following diseases?

Question 3 3. Besides brain trauma, what is another common cause of organic disorders?

Question 4 4. Why might you suspect a class clown with few close friends of having histrionic personality disorder?

Question 5 5. In the process of recovering from a major foot and ankle surgery, Jared has experienced a setback with his incision reopening that has forced him to take a break from physical therapy. His friends want to take him to lunch to take his mind off of things and get him out in the fresh air. Jared tells them that he is not interested and just wants to stay in bed. How is he responding to stress?

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Question 6 6. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has undergone many revisions because

Question 7 7. After being in a motorcycle accident, Chris cannot seem to remember anything from his childhood. However, Chris does not seem to have any difficulty making new memories. He is suffering from _____.

Question 8 8. Axis II in the DSM includes

Question 9 9. What are psychiatrists, social workers and counselors called collectively?

Question 10 10. Sara is a schizophrenic patient that has become completely motionless. Her doctor performs a test in which he places her arm in a waving position and Sara doesn't resist the placement or move her arm back after it is placed. It appears that Sara's schizophrenia is _____.

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Question 11 11. The term 'Munchausen syndrome' is named after:

Question 12 12. Janet is extremely anxious because she knows that she should be spending a good deal of time researching and preparing for an upcoming job interview. Instead, she is allowing her stress about the situation to control her, and she is unable to focus on beginning her preparation and is essentially frozen in fear. Which way is Janet responding to stress?

Question 13 13. Jordan longs to provide her long-term partner, Jack, with the intimacy he desires for their relationship. She enjoys spending time with him, holding hands, and laying together cuddling. However, although Jack has been patient for a very long time, when he tries to initiate sex Jordan panics, since she has an intense fear of not wanting her genitals touched. Which of the following types of dysfunction is Jordan struggling with?

Question 14 14. A woman with anorexia may suffer from all of the following except

Question 15 15. Which individual displays healthy anxiety (not an anxiety disorder)?

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Question 16 16. Sexual dysfunction is NOT caused by _____.

Question 17 17. Dementia usually develops over _____, while delirium occurs _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is evidence that the biological view is true?

Question 19 19. The newest version of the DSM lumps somatoform disorders together under the title:

Question 20 20. Which statement is correct?

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Question 21 21. Jeff is out playing in the park with friends one afternoon when a baseball flying through the air strikes him hard on the side of the head. Fortunately, he survives due to quick medical treatment and surgery. What could be a possible long-term impact of sustaining this type of injury?

Question 22 22. How does a person change during a fugue state?

Question 23 23. What type of developmental delays do people with autism and Asperger's syndrome have?

Question 24 24. Which of these is NOT a healthy way to manage stress?

Question 25 25. Body dysmorphic disorder is treated similarly to

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Question 26 26. Today, psychotic disorders are usually treated first with:

Question 27 27. Why are symptoms such as delusions and disordered speech categorized as positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

Question 28 28. Scientists estimate that the lifetime chance of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder is which of the following?

Question 29 29. A person who thinks that depression should be treated with talk therapy also most likely believes that the cause of depression is _____.

Question 30 30. Kerra feels as if she does not get enough attention at home, so she takes medicine so that she will have some symptoms of the flu. Which of the following best describes Kerra's behavior?

Abnormal Disorders in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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