PSYCH Exam 1 - TEST 1 Name: _ Final Exam 1. Aaron...

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TEST 1 Name: __________________________ Final Exam 1. Aaron disappeared from his home in August; his family heard nothing about him until early May when his wife saw his picture in a newspaper; he was in a city 200 miles away. When, with the help of the newspaper, she found him, she was shocked to find that he did not recognize her, nor did he seem to know who he really was. Aaron was likely suffering from: A) dissociative fugue. B) dissociative amnesia. C) dissociative identity disorder. D) schizophrenia. 2. The mental disorder with the highest heritability rate is: A) schizophrenia. B) phobic disorder. C) bipolar disorder. D) borderline personality disorder. 3. Currently, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommends that ________ of moderately vigorous exercise a day will reduce the risk of chronic illness. A) 10 minutes B) 30 minutes C) 45 minutes D) an hour 4. Cecilia had been in therapy for almost a year when she began to relate to her therapist as if he were her father, weeping if she thought she was letting him down in some way. Cecilia was experiencing: A) resistance to therapy. B) transference onto the therapist of feelings she had toward her father. C) countertransference onto the therapist of feelings she had toward her father. D) a sense of hopelessness in response to the therapy. Page 1
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5. Research on the effects of humor suggests that humor may help ________ and not help as much ________. A) when you're younger; when you're older B) if you're a male; if you're a female C) in the short-term; in the long-term D) in the long-term; short-term 6. The first drug developed to treat schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders was: A) Valium. B) Prozac. C) Thorazine. D) Zoloft. 7. Although schizophrenia is likely to involve a complex interaction of neurotransmitter malfunctions, evidence from drug studies suggest that ________ is related to the symptoms of schizophrenia. A) dopamine B) epinephrine C) endorphins D) GABA 8. In August 1969 Charles Manson directed his followers to kill nine people. Described as impulsive and oblivious of others' rights, he shows no remorse for his actions in these murders. His behavior is consistent with the characteristics of: A) antisocial personality disorder. B) paranoid schizophrenia. C) disorganized schizophrenia. D) narcissistic personality disorder. 9. Sex education is shown to ________ the likelihood that ________ will engage in unprotected sex, which will benefit their health. A) reduce; adolescents B) reduce; adolescents and adults C) increase; adolescents D) increase; adolescents and adults
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10. Gestalt therapy focuses on the experiences and behaviors that occur in clients at any particular moment in the session. Gestalt therapists would be least likely to say: A) “How does it feel for you to say that to me right now?” B) “Are you willing to keep a journal of your feelings during the next week?” C) “Are you willing right now to try an empty chair exercise?” D) “What are feeling as you share your dream with me?” 11. Over the past year Lauren has repeatedly experienced symptoms that she believes
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course PSYCH 1113 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Oklahoma State.

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PSYCH Exam 1 - TEST 1 Name: _ Final Exam 1. Aaron...

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