psy quiz 13 and 14 - 1 out of 1 points A falsely held...

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1 out of 1 points A falsely held belief that persists in spite of evidence contrary to the belief is formally called a: Selected Answer: D. delusion. Question 2 1 out of 1 points By definition _____ are inflexible, maladaptive patterns of thoughts, emotions, behavior, and interpersonal functioning that are stable over time and across situations, and deviate from the expectations of an individual's culture. Selected Answer: C. personality disorders Question 3 1 out of 1 points Yvette knew that Vicky had been feeling very down lately, but she was stunned when Vicky told her that she was planning to kill herself. According to your textbook, which of the following would be the most helpful way for Yvette to respond to Vicky? Selected Answer: C. “Tell me what's going on and why you feel this way.” Question 4
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1 out of 1 points The revolving door pattern refers to: Selected Answer: D. the hospitalization, release, and rehospitalization of schizophrenic patients. Question 5 1 out of 1 points The benzodiazepines, a category of antianxiety medications, produce their calming effects by increasing brain levels of: Selected Answer: D. GABA. Question 6 1 out of 1 points Which of the following statements about the role of psychological factors in the onset of schizophrenia is accurate? Selected Answer: B. No single psychological factor has consistently emerged as causing schizophrenia. Question 7 1 out of 1 points A psychotropic medication is a drug that:
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Selected Answer: C. alters mental functions, alleviates psychological symptoms, and is used to treat psychological or
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  • Spring '14
  • ElizabethA.Self
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

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