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lack of guilt feelings

Antisocial personality disorder is most likely to be characterized by


incapacitating efforts to avoid specific anxiety producing situations is most indicative of certain

anxiety, eccentricity, impulsivity

the distinctive features used to identify the three clusters of personality disorders are


dopamine overactivity appears to be most clearly related to

self-blaming attributions

The social cognitive perspective has emphasized that depression is perpetuated by

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Because of some troubling thoughts, Carl recently had a PET scan of his brain that revealed excessive activity in the anterior cingulate area. Carl's psychiatrist believes that Carl suffers from


Which perspective suggests that depression is a reaction to loss and the internalization of unresolved anger toward parents


Connie's therapist has suggested that her depression stems from unresolved anger toward her parents. Evidently Connie's therapist is working within the _________ perspective

a genetic predisposition

Among the following, which is generally accepted as a possible cause of schizophrenia
- being a twin
- a genetic predisposition
- extensive learned helplessness
- an excess of endorphins in the brain

most depressive episodes appear not to be preceded by any particular factor or events

What is not true concerning depression

medical model bias

Most practitioners find the DSM-IV-TR a helpful and practical tool despite its


The reduced self control of murderers is most closely related to reduced brain activity in their


Psychoanalytic and learning theorists both agree that dissociative disorders are symptoms that represent the person's attempt to deal with

dissociative disorder

exhibiting two or more distinct and alternating personalities is a symptom of an


Disruptions in conscious awareness and sense of identity are most characteristic of _________ disorders


Melissa is fearful of men and refuses to go out on dates. Her therapist suggests that she is fearful because she was sexually abused by her father when she was young. The therapist's suggestion most clearly reflects a _________ perspective


Evidence suggests that prenatal viral infections contribute to


Misinterpreting normal physical sensations as symptoms of a dreaded disease is indicative of

anxiety disorder

_________ is characterized by a continuous state of tension, apprehension, and autonomic nervous system arousal


among women, the stresses and demoralization of poverty are especially likely to precipitate

dissociative identity disorder

Researchers have suggested that the role playing of fantasy prone patients in response to the leading questions of therapists has often contributed to

social cognitive

Ken's therapist suggested that his depression is a result of his self defeating thoughts and negative assumptions about himself, his situation, and his future. Evidently his therapist is working within the _________ perspective


linkage analysis is of greatest interest to those who attempt to explain mood disorders from a _______ perspective

more intense, less prolonged

in comparison to generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder is characterized by periods of distress that are

human strengths

one facet of the positive psyc movement has been the intro of a classification system designed to aid in the process of assessing


the social withdrawal and haunting nightmares of battle scarred war veterans best illustrate symptoms of

free floating

Freud suggested that for those suffering a generalized anxiety disorder, the anxiety is

women think men act

gender differences in the prevalence of depression may be partly due to the fact that when stressful experiences occur

panic disorder

which of the following disorders is characterized by the most sudden and unpredictable episodes of

somatoform disorder

a psychological disorder in which the symptoms take bodily form without apparent physical cause is a

stimulus generalization

a person attacked by a fierce dog develops a fear of all dogs. This best illustrates

nature and nurture

most mental health workers today take the view that disordered behaviors arise from the interaction of

presence; absence

Positive symptoms of schizophrenia are the _______ of inappropriate behaviors and negative symptoms


people diagnosed with _______ experience a normal but delayed thinning of the frontal cerebral cortex

social cognitive

which perspective suggests that explaining our own failures in terms that are global stable and internal contributes to depressions

personal worthlessness

A major depressive disorder is most likely to be characterized by feelings of

antisocial personality disorder

the distinctive older term psychopath refers to an individual with

physical symptoms of psychological distress

compared with people in western countries people in china more often report

incompletely repressed impulses

the psychoanalytical perspective would most likely view phobias as displaced responses to

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