Types of Psychological Disorders Chapter Exam

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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. How is depression different from sadness?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a psychotic disorder that is characterized by patients who lose touch with reality?

Question 3 3. Schizophrenia is characterized by _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements regarding substance related disorders is not true?

Question 5 5. Which are the following are some ways that anxiety manifests physically?

Page 2

Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a type of eating disorder?

Question 7 7. When can a recurrent behavior be considered compulsive?

Question 8 8. Jim displays primarily negative symptoms with his schizophrenia, including emotional flatness. How might a psychiatrist categorize Jim's type of schizophrenia?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements regarding mood disorders is not true?

Question 10 10. Axis I in the DSM includes

Page 3

Question 11 11. Axis II in the DSM includes

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 13 13. A person with which condition is most likely to commit suicide?

Question 14 14. Why is suicide not commonly associated with depression?

Question 15 15. Why are symptoms such as delusions and disordered speech categorized as positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Phobias, GAD, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are all types of which disorder?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a somatoform disorder?

Question 18 18. John likes to exhibit attention-seeking behaviors and is more concerned with being entertaining and getting attention for himself than he is with finding real friends. Based off this information, which of the following diagnoses is John most likely to have?

Question 19 19. Of the following scenarios, which one demonstrates an INACCURATE understanding of the causes of schizophrenia in light of what is currently known about the causes?

Question 20 20. Which of the following types of disorders cause the brain to inappropriately segregate itself in a way to cause amnesia or the experience of multiple personalities?

Page 5

Question 21 21. How do clinical psychologists differ from research psychologists?

Question 22 22.

Jane always finds herself obsessing over the smallest imperfection every time she walks past a mirror. She notices the tiniest pimple, or the smallest blemish even if it is not noticeable to anyone else. All of Jane's friends and family do not see the flaws that she sees when she looks in the mirror.

Based on the example above, Jane most likely suffers from:

Question 23 23. Sara is a schizophrenic patient that has become completely motionless. Her doctor performs a test in which he places her arm in a waving position and Sara doesn't resist the placement or move her arm back after it is placed. It appears that Sara's schizophrenia is _____.

Question 24 24. Last week Tara thought that her friend Alex was the greatest person alive. She praised Alex and constantly told her how happy she was to have Alex for a friend. Strangely, though nothing took place to change their relationship, this week Tara thinks that Alex is worthless and a horrible human being. It sounds like Tara may have:

Question 25 25. John has been experiencing symptoms of irritation along with feelings of worthlessness and sadness. Why would doctors diagnose him with bipolar disorder?

Page 6

Question 26 26. A certain type of personality disorder is tied to a willingness to steal, lie, and cheat. How has the labeling of people with this personality disorder changed in recent times?

Question 27 27. Janet has very little regard for others, but a high regard for herself. This sounds like:

Question 28 28.

Chelsea frequently overindulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed, she makes herself throw up.

Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?

Question 29 29. Patients with which of the following disorders can't form new memories, but do remember everything before the amnesia set in?

Question 30 30. Including social and environmental factors in the DSM is important because

Types of Psychological Disorders 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!

Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology  /  Psychology Courses
Support