chapter 12 quiz

chapter 12 quiz - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY(SP08 61145 TH...

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INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (SP08, 61145, TH, 7-9:50 PM) (20081_61145) > COURSE DOCUMENTS > CHAPTER 12 > REVIEW ASSESSMENT: CH12 QUIZ Review Assessment: Ch12 Quiz User KEVIN KIM Submitted 4/28/08 9:54 PM Name Ch12 Quiz Status Completed Score 24 out of 25 points Instructions Question 1 0.5 out of 0.5 points As a psychology student learning about psychological disorders, which of the following questions will be most helpful in determining whether a particular behavior is considered abnormal and, therefore, a disorder? Selected Answer: All of the above questions can help determine normal versus abnormal behavior. Question 2 0.5 out of 0.5 points Danny is a tense and nervous guy most of the time. Although it bothers him slightly and he wishes he could relax a bit more, it doesn't seem to interfere with his regular everyday life such as his work or his relationships. Which of the following is true of Danny? Selected Answer: Danny is considered NOT to have a disorder; while he may have a few symptoms, they are not interfering with his regular everyday life or causing him substantial emotional distress. Question 3 0 out of 0.5 points Which of the following is true of the prevalence rates of psychological disorders in the United States? Selected Answer: Men experience mood disorders at a higher rate than women. Question 4 0.5 out of 0.5 points
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Based on the findings of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in 2001, which of the following disorders was the most common in the U.S.? Selected Answer: major depressive disorder Question 5 0.5 out of 0.5 points When comparing a physical disease such as cancer to the psychological disorders, which of the following is true? Selected Answer: About 50% of Americans will develop a psychological disorder whereas about 30% will develop cancer in their lifetime. Question 6 0.5 out of 0.5 points Which of the following explanations correctly answers the question, "What causes psychological disorders?" Selected Answer: All of the above are correct depending on the psychological perspective from which an individual works. Question 7 0.5 out of 0.5 points Horace has a mood disorder and has recently sought treatment for it. The therapist explained that his mood disorder stems from not having enough of certain neurotransmitters. From which psychological perspective is this explanation? Selected Answer: the biological perspective Question 8 0.5 out of 0.5 points Sarah has an eating disorder and is currently in treatment for it. Her therapist is trying to get Sarah to see that she has much too perfectionistic and unrealistic views about what her body should look like. Through therapy, the therapist is working on getting Sarah to realize her thoughts and perceptions are out of line. From which psychological perspective is this explanation? Selected Answer:
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