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A forensic psychiatrist specializes in
a. educational psychology
b. psychoanalysis
c. child psychiatry
d. experimental psychiatry
e. legal aspects of psychiatry

e. legal aspects of psychiatry

Which of the following best describes one of the roles of a clinical psychologist?
a. uses tests to measure mental health and intelligence
b. uses drug therapy to treat mental illness
c. treats only adults
d. uses electroconvulsive therapy to treat mental illness

a. uses test to measure mental health and intelligence

Which of the following is a mood disorder
a. Phobia
b. panic attack
c. obsessive-compulsive behavior
d. psychogenic amnesia
e. manic-depressive illness

e. manic-depressive illness

A term that describes an exaggerated feeling of well-being is
a. autism
b. paranoia
c. labile
d. euphoria
e. delusion

d. euphoria

An uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly is a
a. conversion
b. hypochondriasis
c. mania
d. compulsion
e. Paranoia

d. compulsion

Preoccupation with one's self and lack of responsiveness to others is a characteristic of
a. dissociation
b. dysphoria
c. delusion
d. apathy
e. autism

e. autism

False or unreal sensory perceptions are called
a. obsessions
b. dissociations
c. hallucinations
d. phobias
e. panic disorders

c. hallucinations

What best describes repressions?
a. defense mechanism in which unacceptable thoughts are pushed into the unconscious
b. a mild depression
c. repetitive acts
d. an involuntary, persistent idea, emotion, or urge
e. delusions of persecution

a. defense mechanism in which unacceptable thoughts are pushed into the unconscious

Fear of leaving one's home is
a. acrophobia
b. agoraphobia
c. claustrophobia
d. necrophobia
e. social phobia

b. agoraphobia

Which of the following psychotherapies uses free association and transference?
a. Hypnosis
b. behavior therapy
c. psychodrama
d. psychoanalysis
e. sex therapy

d. psychoanalysis

Alternating moods of exalted feelings and excitement with moods of extreme sadness and decreased activity
a. Major depression
b. Cyclothymic disorder
c. Biopolar disorder
d. Hypomania
e. Dysthymic disorder

c. bipolar disorder

Short depressive periods and moods with no psychotic features
a. Major depression
b. cyclothymic disorder
c. biopolar disorder
d. hypomania
e. dysthymic disorder

e. dysthymic disorder

Numerous period of mania and depression, but not of long duration; no psychotic features
a. major depression
b. cyclothymic disorder
c. biopolar disorder
d. hypomania
e. dysthymic disorder

b. cyclothymic disorder

Resembling mania, but not as severe
a. major depression
b. cyclothymic disorder
c. biopolar disorder
d. hypomania
e. dysthymic disorder

d. hypomania

Severe dysphoric mood with psychotic features
a. major depression
b. cyclothymic disorder
c. biopolar disorder
d. hypomania
e. dysthymic disorder

a. major depression

Grandiose sense of self-importance and preoccupation with fantasies of success and power
a. antisocial
b. paranoid
c. histrionic
d. narcissistic
e. schizoid

d. narcissistic

Continually suspicious and mistrustful of other people
a. antisocial
b. paranoid
c. histrionic
d. narcissistic
e. schizoid

b. paranoid

No loyalty or concern for others; without moral standards
a. antisocial
b. paranoid
c. histrionic
d. narcissistic
e. schizoid

a. antisocial

Emotionally cold and aloof; indifferent to praise or criticism and to the feeling of others
a. antisocial
b. paranoid
c. histrionic
d. narcissistic
e. schizoid

e. schizoid

Emotional, immature, and dependent; irrational outbursts and flamboyant behavior
a. antisocial
b. paranoid
c. histrionic
d. narcissistic
e. schizoid

c. histrionic

Mental symptoms such as amnesia hide the pain and anxiety of unconscious conflicts
a. hypochondriasis
b. conversion disorder
c. anorexia nervosa
d. bulimia nervosa
e. dissociative disorder

e. dissociative disorder

Physical symptoms appear as a defense against overwhelming anxiety
a. hypochondriasis
b. conversion disorder
c. anorexia nervosa
d. bulimia nervosa
e. dissociative disorder

b. conversion disorder

General preoccupation with bodily aches and pains and irrational fear about one's health
a. hypochondriasis
b. conversion disorder
c. anorexia nervosa
d. bulimia nervosa
e. dissociative disorder

a. hypochondriasis

Psychological factors such as anxiety, anger, and fear produce unrealistic body image and reluctance to eat
a. hypochondriasis
b. conversion disorder
c. anorexia nervosa
d. bulimia nervosa
e. dissociative disorder

c. anorexia nervosa

Fear of obesity in which binge eating is followed by induced vomiting
a. hypochondriasis
b. conversion disorder
c. anorexia nervosa
d. bulimia nervosa
e. dissociative disorder

d. bulimia nervosa

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