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The Biological Model of Abnormality: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Minnesota Twin Study found that _____.

Question 2 2. Which of these is a strength of the biological model?

Question 3 3. Anne is adopted and shows signs of bipolar disorder. How can a psychologist discover if this disorder is caused by genetics or environment?

Question 4 4. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 5 5. What can cause biological abnormalities?

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Question 6 6. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 7 7. Judy has a phobia of rats. The biological model of abnormality would probably say that she had which of the following?

Question 8 8. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 9 9. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 10 10. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

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Question 11 11. What is the most common form of biological treatment for psychological issues?

Question 12 12. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

Question 13 13. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 14 14. When you're at a restaurant and the waiter comes out with your dinner, which system is responsible for telling your brain that your food has arrived?

Question 15 15. A dopamine deficiency can cause

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Question 16 16. Why would a negative personality disorder be passed down through evolution?

Question 17 17. The thyroid gland is located in the

Question 18 18. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

Question 19 19. A neuron is a type of

Question 20 20. An action potential occurs when a _____.

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Question 21 21. How have twin studies proven to be beneficial?

Question 22 22. Graham has bipolar disorder. His psychiatrist is likely to prescribe:

Question 23 23. What are the symptoms people with Broca's aphasia have?

Question 24 24. What is the main point of the biological model of abnormality?

Question 25 25. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is true of the biological model of abnormality?

Question 27 27. Which of these is NOT a possible cause of mental illness?

Question 28 28. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

Question 29 29. According to the physiological model of abnormality, mental illness is caused by _____.

Question 30 30. What does the field of physiological psychology study?

The Biological Model of Abnormality: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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