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Abnormal Psychology Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Dr. Kava sees a new patient who he believes is most likely schizophrenic. Which of the following is a list of symptoms that would ALL fit this diagnosis?

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT a criteria for identifying abnormal behavior?

Question 3 3. Psychopathology is also referred to as _____.

Question 4 4. All of the following are examples of abnormal development, EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. As a new psychiatrist today, what is the most common medical treatment you will administer?

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Question 6 6. Why are problems in the social dimension most likely to get a person locked up?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a drawback to using violation of social norms as a way to identify abnormal behavior?

Question 8 8. Dr. Junger subscribes to Psychogenic Theory in order to find the causes for his patients' abnormalities. Which of the following statements from Dr. Junger BEST represents his belief in this theory?

Question 9 9. Why do psychologists factor ethnicity and culture into their diagnoses?

Question 10 10. How does maladaptive behavior differ from other types of behavior?

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Question 11 11. Having mental health BEST means:

Question 12 12. How is abnormal development defined?

Question 13 13. Ivan was diagnosed with severe depression. He has a(n) _____ developmental abnormality.

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements BEST represents the idea behind Somatogenic Theory?

Question 15 15. Genesis is four years old. At the age of two, she was diagnosed with hypoacusia, a health condition that impairs hearing. Now, she uses a hearing device and receives therapy in order to learn how to speak and hear. What kind of developmental abnormality is this?

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Question 16 16. In 1922, Miranda was given a lobotomy. Which of the following explains what the doctors did to Miranda?

Question 17 17. Which of these is an example of something that might be studied in abnormal psychology?

Question 18 18. Why is it difficult to treat people with antisocial personality disorder?

Question 19 19. How did Mesmer treat hysteria?

Question 20 20. Which of the following situations describes a problem in the dimension of thought?

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Question 21 21. How can developmental psychologists diagnose a developmental abnormality?

Question 22 22. Dr. Jared classifies his patient Thomas as abnormal based on the citeria of statistical rarity. Which of the following would enable Dr. Jared to make this classification?

Question 23 23. Janet demonstrates abnormal behavior in many situations, often randomly screaming in a public place or touching people she doesn't know. Which of the following are ALL possible causes for her abnormal behavior?

Question 24 24. Who is considered the founder of American psychiatry?

Question 25 25. Brian believes firmly in the somatogenic theory. With which of the following statements would Brian's beliefs most closely align?

Abnormal Psychology Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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