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Exam Four PSYC3230 – Abnormal Psychology Name: _______________________________________________________       Date: ______________ Instructions:  Please use your scantron to select the best answer the each question. **Do not forget to indicate your full legal name and student id number on the scantron** Good luck! 1. A common sign of bulimia nervosa, purging type is a. lanugo. b. intolerance to cold. c. kidney failure. d. damaged teeth and mouth ulcers. 2. In which of the following countries are at least one-third of adults obese? a. China b. Japan c. United Kingdom d. United States 3. One of the reasons it is difficult to know if a disruption in the serotonin system causes eating disorders is a. research has not supported the theory. b. people with eating disorders often have depression as well. c. serotonin doesn't seem to have anything to do with appetite or eating behaviors. d. after recovery from eating disorders, serotonin levels don't change. 4. Which of the following is NOT a protective factor for the development of eating disorders? a. Participation in sports that emphasize performance and strength. b. The predisposition to be slender. c. Emotional well-being. d. Family environments that emphasize body weight and shape. 5. What is the most serious challenge in treating eating disorders? a. Making a diagnosis before the disorder becomes life threatening b. Engaging the family in the treatment process c. Finding an effective pharmacological treatment d. Overcoming the patient's ambivalence toward treatment
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6. What is unique about binge-eating disorder (BED) as compared to the eating disorders currently found in the DSM? a. Those with BED are commonly of normal body weight. b. The gender difference in its prevalence is minimal. c. It develops earlier in life than other eating disorders. d. Few of those with BED develop weight-related health problems. 7. What neurotransmitter seems to be involved in both eating disorders and depression? a. Dopamine b. Serotonin c. GABA d. Norepinephrine 8. Which of the following is a potential consequence of anorexia nervosa? a. Memory loss b. Hair loss c. Muscle atrophy d. Death 9. Experimental studies of DID find that interpersonality amnesia exists for a. all types of memories. b. explicit memories. c. implicit memories. d. conditioned responses. 10.What is the relationship between obesity and socioeconomic status? a. There is none. b. Obesity occurs much more frequently in lower SES adults and children. c. Obesity occurs much more frequently in lower SES adults but higher SES children. d. Obesity occurs much more frequently in higher SES adults and children. 11.All of the following are reasons for the effectiveness of antidepressants in the treatment of
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