Abnormal Psych Final
Terms in this set (30)
T/F: The two types of ADHD are predominately inattentive type or predominately hyperactive-impulsive type.
T/F: In the DSM-5, ADHD symptoms must now be present before the age of 12 versus the previous DSM criteria of age 7.
T/F: About 90% of people diagnosed with Intellectual Disability are in the category of Mild Intellectual Disability (scoring 50-70 on a standardized IQ test).
T/F: There are 3 genes associated with the development of ADHD: D4, DAT1, and the D5 receptor gene.
T/F: Applied Behavioral Analysis in a scientific behavioral approach for children with obsessive compulsive behaviors that teaches skills the child would not normally be capable of learning.
T/F: To receive a diagnosis of "Autism Spectrum Disorder" in the DSM5, one must exhibit persistent deficits in social interaction, repetitive patterns of behavior, and have developed symptoms since early childhood.
T/F: To be diagnosed with ADHD, you must exhibit either Inattention and/or Hyperactivity and Impulsivity.
T/F: One of the updates included in the DSM5 is that children exhibiting more mild symptoms of Autism will be classified as Aspergers, while the remaining children with more severe symptoms will be diagnosed "Autistic."
T/F: Individuals diagnosed with a Learning Disorder typically have overall average IQ's but are identical because of a disparity between their EXPECTED academic achievement level and their actual PERFORMANCE in one or more school subjects such as math, spelling, writing, or reading.
T/F: The diagnosis of ADHD is three times more prevalent among boys than girls.
Active manifestations of abnormal behavior, which may include delusions or hallucinations.
False beliefs, which may include a false sense of one's own superiority (delusion of grandeur) or misperception that one is being persecuted (delusion of persecution)
A non-existent stimulus that is perceived as real, that can be auditory or visual (positive symptom).
Absence or insufficiency of normal behavior, such as avolition (decrease in motivation) or alogia (poverty of speech)
Presence of only non-bizarre plausible delusions for 1 month or longer.
Clinical disorder that includes both schizophrenia and a mood disorder.
Brief Psychotic Disorder
Clinical disorder where you experience positive symptoms of Schizophrenia for less than 1 month, often precipitated by stressful situations.
Primary theory to explain why individuals with Schizophrenia experience psychotic symptoms.
Communication style characterized by criticism, hostility and emotional over-involvement that has been found to predict Schizophrenia relapse.
Flight of ideas, in which one digresses from one topic to another readily in conversation.
Paranoid Personality Disorder (Cluster A)
Individuals who are suspicious and distrustful of others, often reading hidden meanings into ordinary remarks.
Schizoid Personality Disorder (Cluster A)
Individuals who have difficulty forming social relationships, and usually lack much interest in doing so.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder (Cluster A)
Individuals who are introverted with pervasive social and interpersonal deficits, as well as oddities and eccentricities in their communication and behavior.
Histrionic Personality Disorder (Cluster B)
Individuals who exhibit excessive attention-seeking behavior and emotionality.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (Cluster B)
Individuals who show an exaggerated sense of self importance, a preoccupation with being admired, and a lack of empathy for the feelings of others.
Antisocial Personality Disorder (Cluster B)
Individuals with a tendency to persistently disregard and violate the rights of others.
Borderline Personality Disorder (Cluster B)
Individuals who show a pattern of behavior characterized by impulsivity and instability in their interpersonal relationships, their self image, and their moods.
Avoidant Personality Disorder (Cluster C)
Individuals who show extreme social inhibition and introversion because of their fear of criticism and disapproval.
Dependent Personality Disorder (Cluster C)
Individuals who show an extreme need to be taken care of, which leads to clinging and submissive behavior.
Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (Cluster C)
Individuals who are characterized by perfectionism and an excessive concern with orderliness and control.