3230 Test 1 - Actual Test Spring 2010 1. What does the...

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Actual Test – Spring 2010
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1. What does the case of JGH, a Native American elder, illustrate? a. Alco holis m has long lastin g effec ts on moo d and beha vior, even when drink ing has cease d. b. A perso n may focus on soma tic symp toms, rathe r than moo d, when depre ssed. c. Depr essio n is not unive rsal. d. The symp toms of some
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2. Why is it dangerous to make conclusions based on case studies? a. Case studi es can provi de little infor mati on about a disor der. b. Few patie nts are willi ng to be used as case studi es. c. It is uneth ical. d. Conc lusio ns base d on so little data are likel y to be flawe d.
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3. Witmer is credited with a. estab lishin g psyc holo gy as a field in the Unite d State s. b. bring ing psyc hoan alysi s to the Unite d State s. c. writi ng the first psyc holo gy text. d. being the foun der of clinic al psyc holo gy.
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4. A common treatment for mental illness during the Middle Ages in Europe was a. exorc ism. b. fresh air and supp ortiv e surro undi ngs. c. banis hmen t. d. an early form of psyc hoan alytic drea m inter preta tion.
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5. Which method for studying genetic influences fails to control for the possible effect of sharing a common environment? a. Fami ly histo ry or pedig ree meth od b. Adop tion meth od c. Asso ciatio n studi es d. Link age analy sis
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6. According to the DSM-IV's definition of mental disorder, impairment in one or more areas of functioning (disability) a. must not be prese nt in order to make a diagn osis. b. may be prese nt but is not a neces sary condi tion for maki ng a diagn osis. c. is one of the o nly impo rtant featu res of a ment al disor der. d. must be prese nt for at least six mont
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7. Reuptake of neurotransmitters is a. the proce ss by whic h neur otran smitt ers are repea tedly relea sed into the syna pse. b. the proce ss by whic h neur otran smitt ers are reabs orbe d by the axon. c. the proce ss by whic h neur otran smitt ers stimu late the post- syna ptic neur on to fire.
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8. Behaviorism was a. a reacti on to what the beha viori sts perce ived as a lack of scien tific rigor in psyc hoan alysi s. b. a reacti on to the lack of mora l and spirit ual facto rs in most theor ies at the time. c. an attem pt to focus on the think ing style s of peopl e with
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9. Which one of the following increased the availability of treatment for the mentally ill in the United States? a. Doro thea Dix b. Benj amin Rush c. Emil Krae pelin d. Phili ppe Pinel
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10. Practically speaking, "abnormal" behavior means a. any beha vior that is "awa y from the norm al" and cause s any distre ss. b. any beha vior that cause s the perso n distre ss. c. any beha vior that cause s us to consi der our value s. d. unus ual beha viors that are not consi stent with
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11. A major scientific problem with analogue studies is a. the
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course PSYC 3230 taught by Professor Hoyt during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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