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Principles of Psychology - Module 12 Quiz
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In what situation would patterns of inner experience and behavior reflect the presence of a psychological disorder?
when patterns of inner experience and behavior lead to significant distress and impairment in one's life
In order for someone to be diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, how long must symptoms occur?
most days for at least six months
Keith believes the FBI has planted secret cameras in his apartment to watch his every action. What is Keith's false belief an example of?
Antisocial personality disorder is often associated with...
In the 19th century, the mentally ill were often forced to live in __________, where they would receive poor treatment for the rest of their lives.
What are the two most well-known classification systems used to organize psychological disorders?
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; International Classification of Diseases
Which of the following symptoms of psychotic disorders does a complete lack of movement and verbal behavior fall under?
abnormal motor behavior
A man who lives in a high poverty city begins to develop a psychological disorder. From the diathesis-stress model, his development of a psychological disorder comes from a __________ perspective.
An individual's tendency to become addicted to a drug depends on why they use the drug but also on the drug's properties. What does this suggest?
Both psychological and biological factors influence drug addiction.
Which anxiety disorder describes a person in a relatively continuous state of excessive worry and apprehension over everyday things, such as finances and the safety of loved ones?
generalized anxiety disorder
Asking questions to redirect a person's focus away from oneself, sitting in the back of the room, and taking on roles that do not rely on socializing are which type of behaviors?
What are the three major learning pathways through which phobias are developed?
classical conditioning, vicarious learning, verbal transmission
Restlessness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and sleep issues are all symptoms of...
generalized anxiety disorder.
Which does not have any influence on the development of schizophrenia?
There are two primary types of antipsychotic medications: typical and atypical. What happens when an individual with schizophrenia takes typical antipsychotics?
It blocks D2 dopamine receptors.
People with borderline personality disorder often...
are impulsive and unpredictable.
If a person avoids occupations that involve interpersonal contact because of fear of criticism or rejection, they might have which personality disorder?
If a person shows suspiciousness or paranoia, they might have which personality disorder?
If a person cannot make decisions without advice and reassurance from others, they most likely have which personality disorder?
Joey was convicted of domestic violence. As part of his sentence, the judge ordered that he attend therapy for anger management. This is considered __________ treatment.
Today, most people with psychological problems are not hospitalized. Typically, they are only hospitalized if they...
are an imminent threat to themselves or others.
Which of these mental illness treatments is being used today and is seen as ethical and effective by medical professionals?
What is the main difference between hallucinations and delusions?
Hallucinations are perceptual experiences that occur in the absence of external stimulation. Delusions are beliefs that cannot be changed even with hard evidence proving the beliefs to be false.
According to the APA, which of the following is considered part of the criteria that constitutes a psychological disorder?
all of these
If Jenny visits her doctor and because she is feeling depressed and would like to seek treatment for her depression, this is __________ treatment.
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