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Mental Health and Lifespan Development Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the main point of the biological model of abnormality?

Question 2 2. Consequences of beliefs can be:

Question 3 3. How does wisdom affect psychological issues, according to the diathesis-stress model?

Question 4 4. At which age are people most likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia?

Question 5 5. Why are problems in the social dimension most likely to get a person locked up?

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Question 6 6. Which of these might influence the way that a stay-at-home dad thinks and feels?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a premise of the sociocultural model of abnormal psychology?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a large treatment component under the sociocultural model?

Question 9 9. Including social and environmental factors in the DSM is important because

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an innate quality that helps an individual deal with events that might reduce their life satisfaction?

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Question 11 11. What's the most fundamental contrast between psychoanalytic theory and social learning theory?

Question 12 12. People react to an activating event _____.

Question 13 13. What are psychiatrists, social workers and counselors called collectively?

Question 14 14. People who study abnormal psychology are studying which of the following?

Question 15 15. Between what ages does life satisfaction increase?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true about lifespan development disorders?

Question 17 17. In addition to examining how people pair associations of one thing to another, what else do behaviorists look at regarding behavior?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. There are many studies showing that people with psychological issues also have biological anomalies. This would indicate which of the following?

Question 20 20. Why are physiological concerns at the base of the hierarchy of needs?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is one way that diathesis can change as a person ages?

Question 22 22. Does aesthetics involve spirituality and religion?

Question 23 23. According to Freud's conception of the human mind, where are memories stored?

Question 24 24. The sociocultural model places the least emphasis on which influence of a person's mental health?

Question 25 25. According to psychoanalysis, mental illness is caused by _____.

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Question 26 26. Why do psychologists factor ethnicity and culture into their diagnoses?

Question 27 27. Rose is afraid of dogs, but her family really wants to get a dog. She meets with a therapist who has her visit a pet adoption center. Every time Rose visits the the pet adoption center, she brings along photos and videos of her kids. These make her happy. Soon, Rose feels happy every time she sees all the dogs at the center. This is an example of _____.

Question 28 28. Which of these is a weakness of the biological model?

Question 29 29. What is the difference between spirituality and religion?

Question 30 30. Psychopathology is also referred to as _____.

Mental Health and Lifespan Development Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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