psyc final - 1. An important thing to keep in mind when...

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1. An important thing to keep in mind when using the “Three Ds” to classify abnormal behavior is that: Possible Answers A. none of the criteria by themselves are necessary or sufficient to classify a behavior as abnormal-------- B. each criterion by itself is sufficient to classify a behavior as abnormal. C. though they have been used extensively by psychologists, research suggests that they are a poor way to classify abnormal behavior D. all of the criteria must be present to classify a behavior as abnormal. Score: 1/1 2. David Rosenhan (1973) conducted a study in which he and several colleagues got themselves admitted to mental institutions and once they were in the hospitals, they acted normally. The results from this study revealed that: Possible Answers A. this methodology was effective in allowing them to study the abnormal behaviors of other people in the institution B. just being in this type of environment served to create some of the initial symptoms of psychological disorders C. they were quickly identified as mentally healthy individuals and asked to leave. D. diagnostic labels appeared to greatly influence how their normal behavior was interpreted-- Score: 1/1
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3. Anorexia nervosa, Windigo, and koro are all examples of what are considered to be: Possible Answers A. mood disorders.x B. eating disorders.x C. culture-bound disorders---- Score: 0/1 4. A key difference between major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder is that: Possible Answers A. major depressive disorder includes manic symptoms whereas bipolar disorder does not x B. bipolar disorder includes manic symptoms whereas major depressive disorder does not. --- C. major depressive disorder includes depressive symptoms whereas bipolar disorder does not. D. bipolar disorder includes depressive symptoms whereas major depressive disorder does not.x Score: 1/1 5. An animal or human learns to perform a reflexive behavior in response to a previously neutral stimulus during Possible Answers A. operant conditioning. x B. extinction. x C. Acquisition. ---- D. habituation. x
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Score: 0/1 6. Agonists impact functioning by _____________ the activity of a neurotransmitter, and antagonists achieve their effects by _________ the action of a neurotransmitter. Possible Answers A. decreasing; increasing x B. decreasing; also decreasing x C. increasing; decreasing x D. increasing; also increasing ------ Score: 0/1 7. Researchers sometimes gather information about people’s overt behaviors by using _____________, which are pre-existing records or documents. Possible Answers A. random samples B. self-report measures x C. archival records-------- D. physiological responses Score: 0/1 8. Two concepts that are particularly useful when explaining the relationship between arousal and performance are: Possible Answers A. expressive and instrumental behaviors. x B. primary and secondary appraisal. x
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Possible Answers C. eliciting stimuli and cognitive appraisals. x D. the inverted-U and task complexity------
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Burke during the Spring '11 term at Miramar College.

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