TB 1 Chapter 13- Multiple-Choice Questions

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1. Psychiatrists and psychologists label behavior as disordered when it is: A) aggressive, persistent, and intentional. B) selfish, habitual, and avoidable. C) deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional. D) biologically influenced, unconsciously motivated, and difficult to change. 2. Alexis is socially withdrawn and has few close friends. This behavior is most likely to be diagnosed as a symptom of psychological disorder if it is: A) a long-standing pattern of behavior. B) preventing her from functioning effectively. C) not caused by a biological disorder. D) difficult for her to change. 3. Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are major symptoms of: A) OCD. B) PTSD. C) ADHD. D) DID. 4. Larry has difficulty organizing his daily schedule of work responsibilities. He often makes careless mistakes or fails to complete his work because he is easily distracted. Larry's behavior is most characteristic of: A) antisocial personality disorder. B) attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. C) generalized anxiety disorder. D) obsessive-compulsive disorder. 5. ADHD is diagnosed ________ often in girls than in boys. Over the past 20 years a(n) ________ proportion of American children have been treated for this disorder. A) more; increasing B) less; decreasing C) more; decreasing D) less; increasing 6. Although Adderall is a ________ drug, it is commonly used in the treatment of ________. A) stimulant; PTSD B) stimulant; ADHD C) depressant; PTSD D) depressant; ADHD Page 1
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was withdrawn later in life, the rats were more likely to show symptoms of ________ than were their control-group counterparts. A) catatonia B) depression C) panic disorder D) dissociation 8. The greatest shortcoming associated with explanations of psychological disorders in terms of demon possession is that these explanations: A) were relevant only to severe disorders such as schizophrenia. B) encouraged many to believe there was no such thing as insanity. C) led to some harsh and ineffective remedial treatments. D) absolved people of personal responsibility for their own behavior. 9. According to the medical model, psychological disorders are: A) sicknesses that need to be diagnosed and cured. B) maladaptive responses to a troubling environment. C) purely imaginary symptoms of distress. D) learned habits that need to be extinguished. 10. The discovery that psychologically disordered behavior could result from syphilis infections facilitated the credibility and acceptance of: A) psychoanalytic theory. B) the medical model. C) DSM-IV. D) the social-cognitive perspective. 11. The medical model of psychologically disordered behavior is most likely to be criticized for neglecting the importance of: A) social circumstances and psychological factors. B)
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2010 for the course PHYS 4134 taught by Professor Lop during the Spring '10 term at California State University Los Angeles .

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TB 1 Chapter 13- Multiple-Choice Questions - 1....

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