PSYC 223 EXAM 1 - PSYC 223 EXAM I 1 With regard to the...

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PSYC 223: EXAM I 1. With regard to the criteria that define abnormality, it would be correct to state that: a. no one criterion has yet been developed that fully defines abnormality b. personal distress is the one criterion that defines abnormality c. the criteria differ depending on the cause of the psychological disorder d. the criteria differ depending on whether the individual has a psychological disorder or a psychological dysfunction 2. The typical profile or prototype of a disorder reflects the ___________ as described in DSM-IV. a. theoretical perspectives on abnormality b. treatments for mental disorders c. causes of mental illness d. diagnostic criteria for psychological disorders 3. After college graduation two of your friends are interested in careers in the helping professions. Anna wants to become a psychiatrist; Carl plans on becoming a psychologist. Since you are taking a course in Abnormal Psychology, they ask you for career advice. You would tell: 4. At various times in history, in an attempt to explain problematic, irrational behavior, humans have focused on supernatural causes that include all of the following EXCEPT: 5. Which of the following accurately describes common beliefs about people with psychological disorders during the 14 th century? 6. Which of the following is NOT one of the causes of psychopathology suggested by the Greek physician Hippocrates (400 BC)? a. head injury b. brain pathology c. Genetics d. spirit possession
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7. In an attempt to rid the body of the excessive humors thought to be causing psychological disorders, physicians throughout history have used treatments such as:
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