The Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning


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Which of the answer choices below best describes the Behavioral Model of abnormality?

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1. When Abby was a girl, she helped her grandmother make tacos. Her grandmother did not have air conditioning and the kitchen got very hot, sometimes Abby would feel sick because of the heat. Since then, she hasn't been able to eat tacos because she associates them with heat exhaustion. This is an example of:

2. What makes the behavioral model of abnormality different from other models?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice questions in this quiz/worksheet set cover some of the main points from the corresponding lesson. Areas of interest include the difference between the behavioral and the biological models and the definition of conditioning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Main argument of the behavioral model of abnormal psychology
  • Behavioral model vs. biological model
  • Method to cure a phobia
  • Definition of conditioning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the behavioral model of abnormality
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the appropriate term based on a provided example

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the behavioral model of abnormality, review the lesson titled The Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand abnormal psychology
  • Recall the behavioral model in relation to abnormality
  • Compare and contrast the behavioral model with the biological model
  • Review the concept of counterconditioning and how behavior can be modified