5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Personality Disorders
- Mood Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- a an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).
- b psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
- c psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
- d an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation
- e psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
- 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.
- false beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
- a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
- 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 True/False questions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) → 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
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.)
Dissociative Disorders → disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) → a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.
Major Depressive Disorder → psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.