5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Antisocial Personality Disorder
- a an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
- b the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders. Presently distributed in an updated "text revision" (DSM-IV-TR).
- c a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.
- d a mood disorder in which a person experiences, in the absence of drugs or a medical condition, two or more weeks of significantly depressed moods, feelings of worthlessness, and diminished interest or pleasure in most activities
- e a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist
5 Multiple choice questions
- psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
- disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
- psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.
- an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
- a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity
5 True/False questions
Personality Disorders → psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
Medical Model → the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
Bipolar Disorder → a mood disorder in which the person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania. (Formerly called manic-depressive disorder.)
Schizophrenia → a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
Psychological Disorder → an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations