Midterm 1 3N3 2009-2010

Midterm 1 3N3 2009-2010 - Name _ ID: _ Psych 3N3 Test #1:...

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Name ____________________________________ ID: ______________________________ Psych 3N3 Test #1: Introduction, ADHD, Autism ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Instructions: You have 50 minutes to complete the following 40 questions. Please print your name and student ID number at the top of this paper, and return it with your scan sheet. On the scan sheet, print your ID number in the leftmost 7 boxes in the section at the top left marked "IDENTIFICATION NUMBER", and fill in the appropriate circle beneath each box. Please be sure to code your ID correctly, since it is the ONLY way the computer has of identifying you!! Please PRINT your name in the space marked "NAME" at the top right of the form, and SIGN your name underneath. In answering questions, be sure to mark darkly. IF YOU CAN STILL READ THE NUMBER IN THE BUBBLE YOUR MARKING IS TOO LIGHT . ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Which of the following was NOT one of the weaknesses we discussed concerning the use of a purely sociocultural criterion to define pathological abnormality? a. What a culture will accept varies from time to time. b. Different cultures accept different behaviors. c. If we consider mental illness to be a real problem with the brain or psyche, we cannot have culturally-relative disorders. d. There is no agreement even within a culture of what its standards for normal, acceptable behavior are. ** e. All of the above ARE weaknesses we discussed 2. Your text suggests that the relevance of Anton Mesmer's work to a psychogenic view of mental illness was that: a. Mesmer argued that hysterical disorders could not be explained by physical symptoms. b. Mesmer’s methods were similar to methods of driving out demons from a person. c. Mesmer pioneered the cathartic method, in which hysteria was treated by talking. d. Mesmer argued that one person could change another person’s behavior. ** e. None of the above 3. When adaptiveness or adjustment is used as a criterion for psychopathology, the individual is considered to be pathological if: a. he finds his own behavior distressing or disturbing. b. his behavior has adverse effects on the individual or on those around him. ** c. his behavior is considered abnormal by society's standards. d. his behavior deviates significantly from the statistical norms for the population. e. none of the above 4. Decades ago, psychiatrists in what was then the Soviet Union announced the discovery of a form of mental illness whose main symptoms included paranoid distrust of authority, and continuing criticisms of the government. This case illustrates one problem in using the criterion of __________ to define mental disorder. a.
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