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The Biological Model of Abnormality Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Anne is adopted and shows signs of bipolar disorder. How can a psychologist discover if this disorder is caused by genetics or environment?

Question 2 2. An example of neuroplasticity is _____.

Question 3 3. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 4 4. The part of the brain that controls motivations and emotions is known as what?

Question 5 5. Why would a negative personality disorder be passed down through evolution?

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Question 6 6. Judy has a phobia of rats. The biological model of abnormality would probably say that she had which of the following?

Question 7 7. Which of the following neurotransmitters regulate your appetite, sex drive, moods and ability to sleep?

Question 8 8. The Minnesota Twin Study found that _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

Question 10 10. Which of these is NOT a possible cause of mental illness?

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Question 11 11. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

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

Question 13 13. The brain's ability to reorganize in response to damage and new experiences is known as what?

Question 14 14. Low levels of serotonin may cause which of the following?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is not true?

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Question 16 16. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 18 18. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 19 19. Which of these is a strength of the biological model?

Question 20 20. A neuron is a type of

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Question 21 21. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 22 22. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 23 23. A patient with schizophrenia is most likely to be treated with what type of medication?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not a benefit of the biological model of abnormality?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is not correct?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following glands is considered the 'master gland'?

Question 27 27. You go for a run around the track, and afterwards, you feel less anxiety and stress. Which neurotransmitter has been released to help you feel this way?

Question 28 28. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 30 30. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

The Biological Model of Abnormality Chapter Exam Instructions

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