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Practice Test 1
Terms in this set (15)
What Brain Region is responsible for processing and regulating fear?
Which hormone that helps regulate hunger?
What is the process of learning by repeated association?
Fill in the blank: Blood-injury-injection Phobia is often characterized by fainting caused by;
Low blood pressure
What disorder is comorbid with Anxiety disorders roughly 50% of the time?
How many Criteria must be met for something to be considered a panic attack?
True or False: SSRI's and other antidepressants can be effective in treating Panic disorders
A client comes to you complaining of insomnia: what course of treatment would be best?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBTi)
What category of disorder does Trichotillomania fall under?
Obsessive Compulsive (OCD)
A patient is admitted to the emergency room complaining of heart attack like symptoms. However, the doctors find no sign of cardiac distress. Given what you know about mental disorders, what might you diagnose them with?
A panic attack
True or False: People who have derived no benefit from anti-depressants will likely experience mood improvement with overnight sleep deprivation.
If a person with Alzheimer's Disease seemingly has no awareness of their condition, they are displaying; _________________________
A patient comes to you because they think their skin is excessively greasy and shiny, which is causing them significant distress: they tell you that they can't leave the house without washing their face, and that they usually do so for upwards of twenty minutes before being satisfied that no traces of oil are left. Up close, their skin is rubbed red and raw by excessive watching. What disorder might they have?
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
A person fears that their house will burn down. Driven by this constant worry, they must check every burner on the stove and check that the toaster and hair straightener are unplugged three times before they can leave the house. Although they have never experienced a house fire, or seen a fire started by these appliances, it causes them significant distress if they are forced to leave before completing this ritual. Such behavior is likely a symptom of;____________________
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
True or False; When exposed to realistic sleep deprivation, both men and women have a tendency towards riskier behavior.
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