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PSC 1: Introductory Psychology Fall 2010 – Post Exam III Study Questions 1.Roderick has hostile thoughts and acts in a more hostile manner than most people. Roderick's behavior tends to offend most people and in turn creates an environment of hostility to which Roderick reacts with even more negative thoughts and behaviors. Roderick is caught up in _____ Neuroticism , reciprocal determinsm 2.Factor analysis is useful to a psychologist pursing a trait approach to personality because it allows him or her to __ reduce a list of personality traits (many variables) to closely related clusters of variables. To identify hidden factors : basic, high ordered that determine less basic more specific traits 3.Dr. Chun believes that each person has an innate tendency toward growth and self- fulfillment. He believes that dysfunctions in personality result from dysfunctions in the perception of reality. Dr. Chun takes a _ Humanistic, Rogers Person, congruence___ approach to personality. 4.Psychoanalytic tests like the Rorschach and the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) operate under the principle of which defense mechanism? In TAT test respondent is asked to tell stories about scenes- themes can give insight into persons personality. Defense mechanism: Pg 527/ projection 5.When Ahmad talks, his words are meaningless. He giggles for no reason, and makes ritualistic movements while hallucinating. He is most likely suffering from __ Schizophrenia (undifferentiated- positive symptoms) _. ?6.While interviewing Joe, Dr. Willard discovers that Joe has a genetic predisposition for
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