Mood Disorders of Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are dysthymia and cyclothymia usually treated?

Question 2 2. What are the two most common types of mood disorders?

Question 3 3. Mood disorders involve:

Question 4 4. Which of these is an example of reckless behavior?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are the two likely causes of depressive disorders?

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Question 6 6. All of the following are true about dysthymia and cyclothymia, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Gregg has been suffering from a serious health condition for a couple of years which has confined him to his home and placed a strain on his marriage. His health condition is a/an _____ which can then lead to suicide.

Question 8 8. Which of these is a symptom of major depressive disorder?

Question 9 9. Which of these is a depressive disorder?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of the five common reasons why an individual would commit suicide?

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Question 11 11. In order to be diagnosed with major depressive disorder, the symptoms have to have been present for how long?

Question 12 12. Which of these is NOT a symptom of a manic state?

Question 13 13. All of the following are possible causes of dysthymia and cyclothymia, EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. Which of the following focuses on suicide prevention?

Question 15 15. What does mood stabilizer medication do for people with bipolar disorder?

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Question 16 16. Bipolar disorder:

Question 17 17. Which of these conditions contains a manic phase that may only be noticed by people close to the individual?

Question 18 18. How is bipolar disorder different than experiencing feelings of short-term sadness or depression?

Question 19 19. Dysthymia is a _____.

Question 20 20. When most people think of depression, they are thinking about which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The act of an individual taking his own life is known as a/an _____.

Question 22 22. A person who thinks that depression should be treated with talk therapy also most likely believes that the cause of depression is _____.

Question 23 23. Sarah is considered to be the life of the party by her friends on her good days. Even people that do not know Sarah well notice she is frequently in a good mood and laughs at almost every comment. Which type of bipolar disorder is associated with this type of behavior?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is evidence that the biological view is true?

Question 25 25. Why is family therapy important in preventing suicide?

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Question 26 26. Cyclothymia resembles which other mood disorder?

Mood Disorders of Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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