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AP Psychology: Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In David Rosenham's experiment with diagnosing psychological disorders, the best results were obtained

Question 2 2.

Chelsea frequently overindulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed, she makes herself throw up.

Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?

Question 3 3. What is a type of psychological issue caused by damage to the brain?

Question 4 4. Signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder include all of the following except

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Of the following scenarios, which one demonstrates an INACCURATE understanding of the causes of schizophrenia in light of what is currently known about the causes?

Question 7 7. When Abby was a girl, she helped her grandmother make tacos. Her grandmother did not have air conditioning and the kitchen got very hot, sometimes Abby would feel sick because of the heat. Since then, she hasn't been able to eat tacos because she associates them with heat exhaustion. This is an example of:

Question 8 8. Why would you expect an interview with a patient about his life prior to amnesia to be productive if that patient has anterograde amnesia?

Question 9 9. Why do Freudians practice dream analysis?

Question 10 10. If someone is inattentive and impulsive, but NOT hyperactive, they likely have:

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Question 11 11. According to psychoanalysis, mental illness is caused by _____.

Question 12 12. In addition to examining how people pair associations of one thing to another, what else do behaviorists look at regarding behavior?

Question 13 13. Consequences of beliefs can be:

Question 14 14. Psychoanalytic thought is based on _____ work.

Question 15 15. What does rational intervention involve?

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Question 16 16. A psychologist encourages a patient to think aloud and say whatever comes to mind. What is this process called?

Question 17 17. A phobia is usually caused by a repeated _____ that occurs with an _____.

Question 18 18. Axis I in the DSM includes

Question 19 19. What are psychiatrists, social workers and counselors called collectively?

Question 20 20. A person with which condition is most likely to commit suicide?

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Question 21 21. There are many studies showing that people with psychological issues also have biological anomalies. This would indicate which of the following?

Question 22 22. Which of these is NOT a possible cause of mental illness?

Question 23 23. What is methadone used for?

Question 24 24. Why are physiological concerns at the base of the hierarchy of needs?

Question 25 25. Which of the following correctly depicts the CONTRAST between somatoform disorders and malingering?

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Question 26 26. According to Freud's conception of the human mind, where are memories stored?

Question 27 27. A persistent pattern of disregard for the rights of others is indicative of _____ disorder.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a large treatment component under the sociocultural model?

Question 29 29. Psychopathology is also referred to as _____.

Question 30 30. What is a prenatal problem that could cause mental illness in adulthood?

AP Psychology: Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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