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self quiz ch 14
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which of the following college students is most likely at risk of developing psychopathology
jeremy, who has uncontrollabke urges to eat nonedible objects such as chalk so often that it interferes with his life
crystal points out that abuse in childhood can create a predisposition in women for depression which can be triggered by stress later in life. based on this statement, crystal seemed to adhere to the _____ to the cause of disorders
kat constantly worries even over small things. she is always on high alert and is so easily distracted that she had to quit her job. this information suggests that kat most likely should be diagnosed with
generalized anxiety disorder
mary experiences feelings of deep sadness that last for several months at a time and make it hard for her to get out of bed to care for her children. However, she sometimes experiences short periods where she is a bit more creative and energized than normal and is able to succeed at her job as a book illustrator. Mary is most likely experiencing ______ disorder.
bipolar II disorder
William hears a voice inside his head that urges him to steal money and lab equipment from a medical research center. William is most likely experiencing ______, which are a ______ symptom of schizophrenia.
Warren has schizophrenia. He believes that a chip has been implanted in his brain and that it lets his boss spy on his thoughts about the company. Warren's belief is best characterized as a ______ delusion.
During conversations with his therapist, Paul often makes comments that reveal his vast mood swings, unstable relationships, and impulsivity. As a result, Paul's therapist would probably characterize him as having ______ personality disorder.
Twin sisters Molly and Holly both have peculiar psychological conditions. Once, Molly woke up on her kitchen floor, not knowing her name or how she came to be in her house. Holly disappeared and turned up a month later in a different state, living as "Nicole" and with no memory of her former life. Molly most likely has dissociative ______, whereas Holly most likely has dissociative ______.
9. Rhiannon is a 3-year-old who does not talk yet. When her parents talk to her, Rhiannon does not look at them or smile. Rhiannon's attention is mainly captured by anything related to dinosaurs. For hours, she will play with dinosaur figures or watch TV shows about dinosaurs. Based on this information, Rhiannon is most likely to be diagnosed with ______.
autism spectrum disorder
Louis, a 7-year-old, has a hard time keeping friends. Although he can be very friendly and outgoing, he is inattentive to classmates. During recess, he acts impulsively, often running from group to group and interrupting their games. Louis's behavior is most consistent with having ______.
attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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