5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Thomas was called into his boss' office last week for once again overstepping the boundaries of his job position. Thomas had told the director of research that he was the one running the show and it would only be a matter of time before he was in his boss' position. When confronted, Thomas told his boss that it was true and no one seems to understand that he is the one in charge. Thomas would be considered to have a:
- Although Mark realizes his behavior is unreasonable, he is so distraught by high bridges that he avoids them and takes an unnecessarily lengthy route to and from work each day. Mark appears to suffer from a(n):
- post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD):
- obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD):
- antisocial personality disorder:
- a 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
- b narcissistic personality disorder.
- c an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).
- d 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.
- e phobia.
5 Multiple choice questions
- "word salad."
- antisocial personality disorder
- a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and behaviors.
5 True/False questions
medical model → 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.
phobia → an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object, activity, or situation.
dissociative identity disorder (DID): → rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Formerly called multiple personality disorder.
Susan has been diagnosed with panic disorder and refuses to leave her home without her husband. She fears any situation in which she cannot escape or find help when a panic attack would strike. Susan suffers from panic disorder with: → agoraphobia.
psychosis → a psychological disorder in which a person loses contact with reality, experiencing irrational ideas and distorted perceptions.