practest3 - 1 Which of the following is an example of...

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1. Which of the following is an example of arbitrary inference? a. Life is so unfair. b. If she won't go out with me, I'll die. c. She looked at me funny. She hates me. d. Why should I even try? She'll definitely reject me. 2. According to the behavioral viewpoint, compulsions are repeated because a. the act of engaging in the behavior is pleasurable. b. they serve to reduce anxiety. c. they are reflexive responses that can't be controlled. d. they permit the expression of repressed urges. 3. Drugs that alter the availability of norepinephrine and serotonin are not clinically effective in the treatment of depression for several weeks. Which of the following does this finding suggest? a. These neurotransmitters are not involved in depression. b. It is overactivity of these neurotransmitters that underlies depression, not underactivity. c. That the effectiveness of antidepressants is a placebo effect, as opposed to a result of a biochemical manipulation. d. Changes in neurotransmitter function, as opposed to neurotransmitter level, cause depression. 4. Derek's moods have always seemed to be unpredictable and irrational. Nancy, who has been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, never knows when he is going to come home and yell at her and the kids. In family therapy it is revealed that Derek's moods are really not irrational, but a reflection of the day's sales at his store. Which of the following would be most likely to decrease Nancy's anxiety? a. Derek can commit more money to advertising so as to increase sales.
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2011 for the course PSYC 3230 taught by Professor Hoyt during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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