5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Depression affects women and men in a ratio of:
- John is a patient who reports significant anger, hostility, and overall disregard for people. He has been diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder. His personality disorder belongs on which Axis?
- Your professor asks you on what axis diabetes would fall under. You answer:
- Mimi works in a hospital psychiatric unit. She cares for a patient with schizophrenia who often stands motionless in a corner for several hours. This ___________ usually ends abruptly and the patient becomes quite agitated.
- antisocial personality disorder:
- a a personality disorder in which a 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.
- b II
- c ...
- d catatonia
- e Axis III.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- generalized anxiety disorder.
5 True/False questions
dissociative identity disorder (DID): → rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Formerly called multiple personality disorder.
panic disorder → mood disorder in which a person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania.
phobia → a psychological disorder in which a person loses contact with reality, experiencing irrational ideas and distorted perceptions.
Several times in the past two months, Petra has experienced a racing heart, intense fear that something horrible is about to happen, and in inability to breath. Petra most likely is suffers from: → ...
Spencer has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. His parents have a difficult time understanding him because his speech is fragmented and bizarre. He jumps from one idea to another, sometimes within sentences, creating a: → agoraphobia.