Dissociative Disorders in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of these is the most common form of treatment for DID?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is not one of the four diagnostic criteria used for dissociative identity disorder?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following is a severe and complicated mental illness in which an individual seems to display two or more distinct personalities?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. How does a person change during a fugue state?

Question 10 10. When diagnosed, DID patients often have which of the following symptoms?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which is true of depersonalization disorders?

Question 13 13. Dissociative disorders do NOT cause disturbances in _____.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. What is the clinical name for multiple personality disorder?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not one of the four diagnostic criteria for depersonalization disorder?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. 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 19 19. Which of the following scenarios does NOT portray a case that fits in with known causes of split personalities?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a psychological disorder that involves losing one's memory after a traumatic event?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not one of the four diagnostic criteria for dissociative fugue?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true of a dissociative fugue?

Question 23 23. How is dissociative amnesia usually treated?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a psychological disorder in which a person feels disconnected from his or her body or mind?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is not correct?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the most common treatment of depersonalization disorder?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. 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 29 29. When someone is diagnosed with Dissociative Amnesia they have _____.

Question 30 30. Which of these is a possible cause of depersonalization disorder?

Dissociative 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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