PSYCH 2000 Ch. 14 Exam

Identify the age group that is most likely to display the key symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
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Maria is constantly concerned about things at work even when she is at home. She is constantly worried about her home life even when she is at work. Maria has a free-floating anxiety that leaves her tense and irritable, impairs her concentration, and leaves her with many sleepless nights. Maria suffers from a(n):
Years after barely surviving a terrorist attack that killed his wife and two children, Mr. Pukari suffers recurring flashbacks and frequent nightmares of the event. They render him incapable of holding a steady job. Mr. Pukari is most clearly showing signs of:posttraumatic stress disorder.Most combat-stressed soldiers do not later exhibit PTSD. This best illustrates survivor:resiliencyKevin is continually tense and plagued by muscle tension, sleeplessness, and an inability to concentrate. Kevin most likely suffers from a(n):generalized anxiety disorder._____ is a response to the threat of future loss.Anxiety_____ can divert us from thinking about other life tasks and can increase negative moods.RuminationTheresa suffers from depression. Her physician has placed her on an antidepressant called Paxil that will help increase her ____________ supplies by blocking reuptake.serotoninThe brains of people who suffer from depression tend to have low levels of:serotoninThe risk of suicide is greatest for those diagnosed with depression when:they begin to rebound and become capable of following through.Depression affects women more than men by a ratio of nearly:2 to 1.Lana is about the right weight for her age and height. Nevertheless, she is so preoccupied by her fear of becoming overweight that whenever she goes on an eating binge, she purges the excessive food intake by self-induced vomiting. It is likely that Lana suffers from:bulimia nervosa.Schizophrenia that develops gradually over a long period of time is called ________ schizophrenia.chronicAdrian Raine and colleagues studied the brains of violent repeat offenders and found that their brains had __________ frontal lobe tissue than a normal brain. This helps explain why these people exhibit deficits in cognitive functions such as planning, organization, and inhibition.11 percent lessWhich of the following is considered to be a psychotic disorder?schizophreniaExtreme dieting and significant weight loss is common in individuals with:anorexia nervosa.In stressful situations, people with antisocial criminal tendencies show _____________ autonomic nervous system arousal when compared with people with no criminal convictions.less fear and less