chapter_5--anxiety_disorder - Chapter 5-Anxiety Disorders...

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1 Chapter 5--Anxiety Disorders Key 1. Which of the following characterizes the mood-state known as anxiety? A. positive mood state B. reduced heart rate C. apprehension about the future D. muscle relaxation 2. Anxiety is closely related to which of the following psychological disorders? A. schizophrenia B. depression C. dementia D. psychosis 3. The “flight or fight“ response that is triggered by anxiety primarily involves the **** nervous system. A. autonomic B. parasympathetic C. peripheral D. somatic 4. “I’ve got to get out of here right now, or I may not make it!“ This statement is most likely to be said by someone experiencing a(n): A. episode of depression B. future oriented mood state C. fear reaction D. parasympathetic “surge“ 5. According to the textbook, the experience of fear can be described as a(n): A. immediate emotional reaction to danger B. type of claustrophobia C. neurotic response D. culturally specific phenomenon 6. People behave best when they are: A. very anxious B. not anxious at all C. a little anxious D. fearful
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2 7. When people are anxious they: A. know it is irrational, but can’t help it B. believe their feelings are rational C. have trouble recognizing reality D. don’t realize they are feeling anxious 8. Anxiety is thought to be a(n) **** state while fear is more ****. A. future oriented; immediate B. short-term; long-term C. real; irrational D. immediate; future oriented 9. Which of the following is not a basic type of panic attack? A. situation bound B. unexpected C. situation predisposed D. situation inevitable 10. Fear activates a: A. surge of autonomic energy so we can flee B. psychological but not physiological response C. physiological but not psychological response D. decrease in autonomic energy so we can flee 11. Research suggests that we inherit a tendency to be tense which is: A. caused by a single gene B. caused by multiple genes C. related to depression D. related to schizophrenia 12. Which of the following brain areas is not closely associated with anxiety? A. hippocampus B. amygdala C. prefrontal cortex D. hypothalamus 13. The behavioral inhibition system is activated by signals from the: A. brain stem B. hypothalamus C. hippocampus D. cortex
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3 14. Research suggests that anxiety is more likely to develop in adults if they: A. smoked after age 20 B. never smoked C. smoked as a teen D. chewed tobacco as a teen 15. Studies suggest that parents can protect their child from anxiety if they: A. never let them experience adversity B. teach independence by ignoring the child’s needs C. let children explore the world and deal with the unexpected D. cope for the child as much as possible 16. A child who is afraid of dogs because their father was afraid of dogs is said to have a: A. specific psychological vulnerability B. general biological vulnerability C. general psychological vulnerability D. specific biological vulnerability 17. Research suggests that anxiety and depression frequently: A. co-occur
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Peck,andrewvancetrup,elisabezawadzki,matthew during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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chapter_5--anxiety_disorder - Chapter 5-Anxiety Disorders...

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