Module 3 Quiz Questions - Blood-injury-illness phobias are...

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Blood-injury-illness phobias are different from other phobias in a unique way involving vasovagal syncope. This condition involves (c) hypotension The case in your text of Ginny, the nurse who is bothered by insects, illustrates (a) a specific phobia Cognitive theories of fear acquisition focus on ________ as explanations for the condition. (a) interpretations of internal or external events Casandra is an honors student and one of the best varsity volleyball players. Despite her successes, she has begun to worry all the time about her past mistakes, grades, standing in college, and her future. She has noticed that her mind goes blank in class and she has difficulty falling asleep at night. Most likely, Cassandra has (a) generalized anxiety disorder According to your text, anxiety is a response oriented toward the (b) future Psychologists working with panic-disordered clients would be most likely to see which type of disorder in their practice? (c) Panic disorder without agoraphobia People who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder are characterized by excessive worry about (d) many different things In Asian cultures, those manifesting taijin kyofusho are afraid of
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(c) Offending others Mrs. Worden has an unusual fear of buttons. Every time she spots a loose button on the floor of her laundry room, she becomes extremely anxious and feels sick. In order to minimize her discomfort, Mrs. Worden only wears clothes that are button-free. If she sought help for her problem, what would Mrs. Worden’s diagnosis probably be? (b) specific phobia The emotional reaction that a spider phobic experiences when seeing a spider is called (c) fear Steve can’t leave the house without checking the door and windows repeatedly to check that they are locked. When he finds that everything is locked, a sense of relief comes over him. Despite this he is often late for work and he has had warnings from his boss. Which of the following learning principles are likely to be maintaining his compulsive checking behavior? (c) negative reinforcement The currently available data on the heritability of anxiety disorders suggests that (a) a general vulnerability factor or anxiety proneness is what is inherited Which of the following is not included in the modern behavioral perspective of why anxiety disorders develop? (b) unconscious conflict Drug treatment for body dysmorphic disorder include the use of (a) selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Factitious disorder was originally termed ________ after a baron who told tall tales. (d) Munchausen Syndrome
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Which of the following has contributed to the questionable scientific status of the category dissociative identity disorder? (d) the lack of empirical quantitative investigations Clinical reports reveal that antidepressants may be effective in the treatment of derealization and dissociative identity disorder. However, (c) it is unclear whether the medication works on core symptoms or associated anxiety and depression.
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