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CHAPTER 14: Psychological Disorders MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following criteria is NOT used in determining if a behavior repre- sents psychopathology? A. The behavior deviates from cultural norms. B. The behavior causes personal dis- tress. C. The behavior is considered mal- adaptive. D. The behavior is odd or unusual. ANS: D DIF: Easy REF: 14.1 How Are Psychological Disorders Conceptualized and Classified? OBJ: 14.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 2. Zarina is talking to spirits that no one else can see. She sometimes channels the spirits so they can talk with living people. Zarina: 3. Arianna has stopped washing her hair, going to the grocery store, going to work, and talking to people. Several of her friends and family members are concerned about these changes. Based on this information alone, which crite- rion for a psychological disorder does Arianna fail to meet?
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social norms social relation- ships 4. In determining whether a behavior indicates psychopathology, which of the following questions is NOT an important criterion? A. Does the person recognize that he or she has a disorder? B. Does the behavior deviate from cul- tural norms? C. Does the behavior cause the person distress? D. Is the behavior maladaptive? ANS: A DIF: Easy REF: 14.1 Psychopathology Is Different from Everyday Problems OBJ: 14.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 5. Terence, who was born and raised in a middle-class neighborhood in the United States, has not been out of the house in about two weeks. He is fearful that if he goes outside, people will follow him. Also, he swore at and verbally threatened a neighbor who checked in on him out of concern. Which of the following statements about Terence’s behavior is FALSE?
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