Exam4_2008_VersionA_Key_R1 - PSYCHOLOGY 101A Winter 2008...

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PSYCHOLOGY 101A: Winter 2008 Exam #4, VERSION A 1. Flat affect, or a general lack of emotion, is one of the ___________ symptoms of schizophrenia. a) positive b) negative c) disorganized d) paranoid 2. Your friend Avery has recently ended a relationship and is seeking a psychotherapist to help him work through some feelings of depression after the break-up. You know that Avery is a very thoughtful person who will be interested in highly structured sessions with a therapist who will encourage him to examine the thought patterns that lead to the depressed feelings. Avery is not interested in uncovering the unconscious ways his past relationships might influence his current relationships. What type of therapy would probably be the best fit for Avery? a) Psychodynamic b) Behavioral c) Client-centered d) Cognitive 3. For the past two months, Alice has started each day with a sense of dread and unease. She does not know exactly what she is worried about but she cannot shake the feeling that something terrible is going to happen and that her life is generally falling apart. Although the source of these fearful feelings is unknown, it has taken a toll on her body; she has frequent stomach pains and other digestive problems. Based on what you know, Alice most likely suffers from ____________________. a) obsessive-compulsive disorder b) panic disorder c) generalized anxiety disorder d) social anxiety disorder 4. In an attempt to demonstrate that the relationship between children and their caregivers was not based solely on associations with food, Harlow performed a series of studies with infant monkeys separated from their mothers. He found that the monkeys formed an attachment-like relationship with a terry-cloth “mother” but not with a wire “mother” attached to a bottle. For example, the infant monkeys treated the terry-cloth “mother” as a(n) _____________, and would run to it when frightened. a) phobic object b) imprint object c) secure base d) safe haven 5. Lithium carbonate is a pharmaceutical treatment for what type of disorder? a) major depressive disorder b) bipolar disorder c) obsessive-compulsive disorder d) schizophrenia
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6. What information is contained within the DSM-IV-TR. a) A catalog of disorders along with associated criteria for diagnosis b) Explanations for the causes of different disorders c) A guide for treating different disorders d) All of the above 7. The term ____________ refers to a process in psychodynamic therapy by which clients shift their thoughts, feelings, fears, wishes, and conflicts from past relationships, particularly from childhood, to their new relationships (i.e., to their relationship with their therapists). a) resistance b) free association c) transference d) counter-transference 8. ____________ is a side effect of dopamine-blocking drugs, and is characterized by involuntary muscle movements, particularly in the neck and face. a)
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