Somatoform Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the primary contributing factor to one becoming a hypochondriac?

Question 2 2. Hypochondriasis is BEST identified by _____.

Question 3 3. Betty has recently been diagnosed with having BDD. Betty and her therapist discuss some of the reasons she might have developed the disorder. Which of the following is a possible cause of her disorder?

Question 4 4. Why do psychologists think that BDD is caused by a chemical imbalance?

Question 5 5. One possible cause of somatoform disorders is:

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Question 6 6. Sarah, a hypochondriac, goes to see her doctor about a mole she thinks is skin cancer. He tests the mole and assures her that it is not cancer. Sarah's reaction is likely to be

Question 7 7. Somatoform disorders used to be called 'Hysteria,' after the Greek word for uterus, because:

Question 8 8. A somatoform disorder involves:

Question 9 9. Pseudocyesis means:

Question 10 10. Which of the following can be a cause of pain disorder?

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Question 11 11. What is the most effective treatment for somatic symptom disorder?

Question 12 12. Pain disorder used to be called _ pain disorder and _ pain disorder.

Question 13 13. Which of these is an example of distress?

Question 14 14. Which of these is NOT a possible cause of somatic symptom disorder?

Question 15 15. Someone with conversion disorder has physical symptoms and:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true about the term 'hysteria'?

Question 17 17. Who coined the term 'conversion disorder'?

Question 18 18. How might CBT help a patient with BDD?

Question 19 19. What are the two common treatments for hypochondriasis?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the cornerstone of pain disorder treatment?

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Question 21 21. Pain disorder is typically diagnosed when:

Question 22 22. The main difference between somatic symptom disorder and other somatoform disorders is that somatic symptom disorder _____.

Question 23 23. Which of these is NOT a symptom of body dysmorphic disorder?

Question 24 24. If Jackie has had symptoms of somatoform disorder for three months, she can be diagnosed with:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a treatment for conversion disorder?

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Question 26 26. A hypochondriac is likely to think that

Question 27 27. Which of these individuals is suffering from a pain disorder?

Question 28 28. Which of these might be a cause of conversion disorder?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a necessary condition for having somatic symptom disorder?

Question 30 30. Which of these is NOT a somatoform disorder?

Somatoform Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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