Test2_2AP3_Term1_2011-2012

Test2_2AP3_Term1_2011-2012 - 1Name _ Psych 2AP3 Test #2:...

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1Name ____________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Instructions: You have 50 minutes to complete the following 40 questions. Please print your name at the top of this paper, and return it with your scan sheet. On the scan sheet, print your ID number in the leftmost 7 boxes in the section at the top left marked "IDENTIFICATION NUMBER", and fill in the appropriate circle beneath each box. Please be sure to code your ID correctly, since it is the ONLY way the computer has of identifying you!! Please PRINT your name in the space marked "NAME" at the top right of the form, and SIGN your name underneath. In answering questions, be sure to mark darkly. IF YOU CAN STILL READ THE NUMBER IN THE BUBBLE YOUR MARKING IS TOO LIGHT . ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. In discussing the epidemiology of Generalized Anxiety Disorder we noted that: a. it usually starts in the teens or early 20s. b. overall, it is the most common anxiety disorder. c. very few patients with GAD are comorbid for another disorder. d. GAD is equally common among males and females e. none of the above [correct] 2. Which of the following would NOT be a common or expected symptom of Panic Disorder (PD)? a. hallucinations, especially visual hallucinations [correct] b. sweating, trembling or shaking c. derealization or depersonalization d. fear of losing control or going crazy e. all of the above ARE common symptoms of PD 3. Your text notes that neuroimaging studies have implicated number of different brain regions in PTSD. Which of the following is NOT one of them? a. the pons [correct] b. the amygdala c. the hippocampus d. the medial prefrontal cortex e. All of the above ARE implicated in PTSD 4. In discussing panic attacks we noted that: a. they take up to an hour to reach their peak intensity. b. they typically last only 3-5 minutes, and never more than 10-15 minutes. c. they range in frequency from many per day to only once every few months [correct] d. there is almost always an 'aura' up to an hour beforehand that warns of their occurrence. e. none of the above 5. In discussing the prognosis or outcome of Panic Disorder, we noted that: a. nearly half of all individuals with PD recover completely, or almost completely, without any treatment at all. b. about 20% of individuals with PD have symptoms that are mild or infrequent, and typically require only occasional treatment. c. about 30-50% of patients with PD have symptoms continuously, and require frequent and continuous treatment. d.
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PSYCH 2AP3 taught by Professor Day during the Spring '11 term at McMaster University.

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