5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Personality Disorders
- Dissociative Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Panic Disorder
- a psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
- b 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
- c an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation
- d an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).
- e disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
5 Multiple choice questions
- an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience
- a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity
- psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.
- a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.
- psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
5 True/False questions
Delusions → false beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
Schizophrenia → a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
Mania → a mood disorder marked by a hyperactive, wildly optimistic state
Generalized Anxiety Disorder → an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
DSM-IV → 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).