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LOM Chapter 22 - Multiple Choice-finale

A forensic psychiatrist specializes in
Legal aspects of psychiatry
Which of the following best describes one of the roles of a clinical psychologist
Uses tests to measure mental health and intelligence
Which of the following is a mood disorder
Manic depressive illness
A term that describes an exaggerated feeling of well being is
An uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly is an
Preoccupation with one's self and lack of responsivess to others is characteristic of
False or unreal sensory perceptions
What best describes repression
defense mechanism in which unacceptable thoughts are pushed into the unconscious
Fear of leaving one's home is
Which of the following psychotherapies uses free association and transference
Alternating moods of exalted feelings and excitement with moods of extreme sadness and decreased activity
Bipolar disorder
Short depressive periods and moods with no psychotic features
Dysthymic disorder
Numerous periods of mania and depression, but not of long duration; no psychotic features
Cyclothymic disorder
Resembling mania, but not as severe
Severe dysphoric mood with psychotic features
Major depression
Grandiose sense of self importance and preoccupation with fantasies of success and power
Continually suspicious and mistrustful of other people
No loyalty or concern for others; without moral standards
Emotionally cold and aloof; indifferent to praise or criticism and to feelings of others
Emotional, immature, and dependent; irrational outbursts and flamboyant behavior
Mental symptoms such as amnesia hide the pain and anxiety of unconscious conflicts
Dissociative disorder
Physical symptoms appear as a defense against overwhelming anxiety
Conversion disorder
General preoccupation with bodily aches and pains and irrational fear about one's health
Psychological factors such as anxiety, anger, and fear produce unrealistic body image and reluctance to eat
Anorexia nervosa
Fear of obesity in which binge eating is followed by induced vomiting
Bulimia nervosa