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Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are psychological disorders classified?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an example of something that might be studied in abnormal psychology?

Question 3 3. Who is considered the founder of American psychiatry?

Question 4 4. Brian believes firmly in the somatogenic theory. With which of the following statements would Brian's beliefs most closely align?

Question 5 5. In 1922, Miranda was given a lobotomy. Which of the following explains what the doctors did to Miranda?

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Question 6 6. As a new psychiatrist today, what is the most common medical treatment you will administer?

Question 7 7. A constellation is which of the following?

Question 8 8. A clinical social worker:

Question 9 9. One consequence of deinstitutionalization was:

Question 10 10. What does DSM stand for?

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Question 11 11. What does HIPAA guarantee for mentally ill patients?

Question 12 12. Why is it difficult to treat people with antisocial personality disorder?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a drawback to using violation of social norms as a way to identify abnormal behavior?

Question 14 14. The biological approach to abnormal psychology treats mental illness with:

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Ivan was diagnosed with severe depression. He has a(n) _____ developmental abnormality.

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements BEST represents the idea behind Somatogenic Theory?

Question 18 18. Sarah's doctor diagnoses her with a major depressive episode but then later changes the diagnosis to bipolar disorder. What type of problem is this?

Question 19 19. Which of these factors is correlated with hypertension?

Question 20 20. Who introduced modern psychological classification?

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Question 21 21. Deinstitutionalization was:

Question 22 22. Which of these is a misnaming of a section in the DSM?

Question 23 23. A medical doctor who specializes in mental illness is a:

Question 24 24. Psychogenic theory says that the cause of abnormality is:

Question 25 25. How did Mesmer treat hysteria?

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Question 26 26. What does the DSM provide to make diagnosis of and reference to mental disorders easier?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Trephination involves:

Question 29 29. Which of these approaches is based on the theories of Sigmund Freud?

Question 30 30. All of the following are examples of abnormal development, EXCEPT:

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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