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PSC 168 MIDTERM 1 EXAM

PSC 168 MIDTERM 1 EXAM - PSC 168 Final Spring `07 1 The...

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PSC 168 Final Spring ‘07 1) The degree to which a genetic characteristic is manifested by individuals carrying a specific gene is called a) Concordance b) Discordance c) Penetrance d) Genetic linkage 2) If a biological or psychological symptom is specific for a disorder, it is said to be 3) Prevalence is to ________ as incidence is to ________. 4) Less than 50% of people who are mentally ill seek help. According to lecture, a major obstacle is: 5) A school psychologist wanted to know the # of students diagnosed w/ ADHD. If she were interested in learning how many new cases of ADHD had been diagnosed w/in the last year, she is looking for: a) Variable rates b) Incidence rates c) Prevalence rates
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PSC 168 Final Spring ‘07 d) Nomological rates 6) A music teacher decides to give students a vocab test before deciding what the right musical instrument is for each. The vocab test gives consistent results, but the students are rarely happy w/ the instrument they play. The problem is that the vocab test 7) Which statement about clinical & statistical significance is accurate? 8) Dr. Malcolm is developing a new personality inventory. In his validation study, he ensures that his participants include individuals from every state, an equal # of men & women, individuals from all ethnic & racial backgrounds and individuals from both rural & urban areas. Dr. Malcolm is trying to ensure that his study is 9) “Humanism” brought on by a resurgence of rational & scientific inquiry during the Renaissance, is defined as: a) A moral treatment movement which emphasized humane treatment of the mentally disturbed involving hygienic conditions, humanitarian care staff, and rest & non-stressful living environments b) A philosophical movement that emphasizes human welfare & the worth & uniqueness of the individual c) The belief that mental disorders have a physical or physiological basis
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PSC 168 Final Spring ‘07 d) A therapeutic method using verbal expression to release pent-up emotional conflicts
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