Final Study Questions

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Study Questions: Final Disorders 1. Name one anxiety disorder. Follow up: Describe that disorder. 2. According to the DSM-IV there were 3 general criteria to consider when diagnosing a mental disorder, name one. Follow up: What are the other two? 3. Cheryl has been feeling hopeless, lost her appetite, and does not get pleasure from activities that used to be fun for her. What disorder does she have? Follow up: What class of disorders does this belong to? 4. Roland ran over a dog on purpose and didn’t feel guilty about it, even after watching the owner, a 6 year old boy, cry. What disorder might he have? Follow up: Name a character in a movie who was depicted as having this disorder. 5. Jack Nicholson’s character in “As Good as it Gets” suffered from which psychological disorder? Follow up: What type of disorder is this? 6. Name one clinical diagnostic tool that you may use to diagnose a mental disorder. Follow up: Give a specific example. 7. Name a positive symptom of schizophrenia. Follow up: Why do we call these positive symptoms? 8. Name a negative symptom of schizophrenia. Follow up: Why do we call these negative symptoms? 9. Which gender has a higher incidence rate of depression? Follow up: Which neurotransmitter has low levels in depression. 10. Name a possible biological cause of anxiety disorders.
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Cusaac during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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