5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD):
- Years after he barely survived a terrorist attack that killed his wife and two children, Mr. Puskari suffers recurring flashbacks and frequent nightmares of the event. They render him incapable of holding a steady job. Mr. Puskari is most clearly showing signs of:
- Lenore is continually tense and plagued by muscle tension, sleeplessness, and an inability to concentrate. Lenore most likely suffers from a(n):
- bulimia nervosa
- anxiety disorders
- a generalized anxiety disorder.
- b psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety.
- c post-traumatic stress disorder.
- d an eating disorder in which a person alternates binge eating (usually of high-calorie foods) with purging (by vomiting or laxative use), fasting, or excessive exercise.
- e an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a mood disorder in which a person experiences, in the absence of drugs or another medical condition, two or more weeks of significantly depressed moods or diminished interest or pleasure in most activities, along with at least four other symptoms.
- psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning.
- disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings.
- the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorders, have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured, often through treatment in a hospital.
- dissociative identity disorder
5 True/False Questions
DSM-IV-TR → the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, with an updated "text revision"; a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders.
bipolar disorder → mood disorder in which a person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania.
This subtype of schizophrenia is characterized by disorganized speech or behavior, or flat or inappropriate emotion. → a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more of 3 key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) → rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Formerly called multiple personality disorder.
Last year, Nikki was diagnosed with schizophrenia and one of her symptoms is related to inappropriate emotion. She sometimes lapses into a "zombielike" state of apparent apathy known as: → flat affect.