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Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does maladaptive behavior differ from other types of behavior?

Question 2 2. The deinstitutionalization movement was caused by:

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What changes did Phillippe Pinel NOT make in the mental institution where he worked?

Question 5 5. How did Mesmer treat hysteria?

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Question 6 6. How is abnormal development defined?

Question 7 7. The biological approach to abnormal psychology treats mental illness with:

Question 8 8. Which of these has a PhD or PsyD?

Question 9 9. Sally has depression. Her doctor commits her to a mental institution without first trying medication. This violates:

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Psychological issues _____

Question 12 12. What does HIPAA guarantee for mentally ill patients?

Question 13 13. All of the following are examples of abnormal development, EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. How are psychological disorders classified?

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Question 16 16. A medical doctor who specializes in mental illness is a:

Question 17 17. Ivan was diagnosed with severe depression. He has a(n) _____ developmental abnormality.

Question 18 18. A clinical social worker:

Question 19 19. The Tarasoff case resulted in which legal duties for mental health professionals?

Question 20 20. Who introduced modern psychological classification?

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Question 21 21. Psychogenic theory says that the cause of abnormality is:

Question 22 22. Why is it difficult to treat people with antisocial personality disorder?

Question 23 23. Some people believe that there's a problem with validity in classification, citing which of the following reasons?

Question 24 24. What does DSM stand for?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements BEST represents the idea behind Somatogenic Theory?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is an example of something that might be studied in abnormal psychology?

Question 27 27. A constellation is which of the following?

Question 28 28. How can anxiety affect asthma?

Question 29 29. What does the DSM provide to make diagnosis of and reference to mental disorders easier?

Question 30 30. How can developmental psychologists diagnose a developmental abnormality?

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help 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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