Dissociative Disorders in Psychology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. After meeting with a new patient who exhibits memory impairment following a car accident, Dr. Jameson diagnoses her with retrograde amnesia. What symptoms would you expect this patient to exhibit?

Question 2 2. Which of these is a possible cause of depersonalization disorder?

Question 3 3. When someone is diagnosed with Dissociative Amnesia they have _____.

Question 4 4. Reagan has recently started forgetting random facts and appears distressed. Her friend takes her to the doctor believing she may have dissociative amnesia. How do you believe the doctor will diagnose Reagan?

Question 5 5. Which of the following scenarios does NOT portray a case that fits in with known causes of split personalities?

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Question 6 6. How is dissociative amnesia usually treated?

Question 7 7. Why do psychologists doubt the existence of Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Question 8 8. Willa was raised in a suburb that bordered an impoverished city. When she was growing up, Willa was neglected by her mother who was addicted to drugs and was abused by her mother's boyfriend. Willa's dissociation into multiple personalities was most likely caused by which of the following?

Question 9 9. What is reality testing?

Question 10 10. Jorge was involved in a lake accident when he was at camp. Gabe pushed him out of a canoe and he almost drowned. Jorge remembers being at the lake. However, he does not remember Gabe or the canoe ride. He just remembers being rescued by the lifeguard. What type of dissociative amnesia might Jorge be experiencing?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the most common treatment of depersonalization disorder?

Question 12 12. Besides trauma, one thing that can play a part in triggering a dissociative fugue is which of the following?

Question 13 13. Shelley tells her friend Laura she feels like she has been 'losing time' and has found some letters that she wrote to people whom she is close with that she does not remember writing. Shelley also confesses to Laura that her Mom keeps telling her about conversations that she had with people that she also does not remember, or perhaps it feels like she may have overheard parts of the conversations awhile back. Laura may be suffering from _____.

Question 14 14. Tina moves to another town, sets up a new life, and doesn't remember who she was before. She might be suffering from which of the following?

Question 15 15. Which of these is the most common form of treatment for DID?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. How does a person change during a fugue state?

Question 18 18. Three months ago Frank was reported missing from his home in New Mexico; he has a history of alcohol and drug abuse and as a result, has suffered occasional bouts of memory loss. A family friend recently discovered that Frank was living in Arizona under the assumed name of Joe and has no memory of his previous life. Is it correct to assume that Frank is suffering from dissociative fugue? Why or why not?

Question 19 19. Which is true of depersonalization disorders?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true of a dissociative fugue?

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Question 21 21. When diagnosed, DID patients often have which of the following symptoms?

Question 22 22. Dissociative disorders do NOT cause disturbances in _____.

Question 23 23. Jess feels disconnected from her body but she's not upset about it and she has no problems at work. Jess' symptoms are inconsistent with which criteria?

Question 24 24. Sarah was involved in a car accident two years ago. She does not remember anything from the time of the accident to the present day. Which type of dissociative amnesia does she have?

Question 25 25. Which of these might trigger a dissociative fugue?

Dissociative Disorders in Psychology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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