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1 Chapter 6--Study Guide Student: 1. Freud described the physical symptoms of conversion hysteria as representing A. a displacement of anxiety left over from the oral stage. B. a conversion of an unconscious conflict into a socially acceptable form. C. a reaction formation involving suppressed memories of a traumatic event. D. a conversion involving suppressed memories of a traumatic event. 2. The following symptoms are all necessary for a DSM-IV diagnosis of hypochondriasis, except A. significant distress in everyday functioning. B. misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. C. preoccupation with fear of acquiring a serious disease. D. preoccupation with fears of having a serious disease. 3. Malingering differs from factitious disorder in that A. in malingering, symptoms are intentionally feigned and in factitious disorder they are not. B. family-oriented psychotherapy is a more effective treatment for factitious disorder than for malingering. C. malingering may include extending the symptoms to family members by proxy. D. in malingering, there is an identifiable external gain. 4. Juanita, a therapist, believes that her feet are too big for her body and often complains that she will never have a normal social life because of her disability. She has begun to be absent from work, instead choosing to spend exorbitant amounts of time and money shopping for “foot-binding shoes.“ Her symptoms suggest A. body dysmorphic disorder. B. acute stress disorder. C. hypochondriasis. D. obsessive-compulsive disorder. 5. The term “hysteria“ has historically linked A. conversion disorders with the schizophrenias. B. somatoform disorders with their subtypes. C. dissociative disorders and somatization disorder. D. somatoform and dissociative disorders.
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2 6. Which of the following is not characteristic of dissociative disorders? A. individuals may be highly suggestive. B. treatment may include building coping skills. C. individuals have typically had traumatic childhood experiences. D. none of the above. 7. Treatment of conversion disorders A. follows a family systems model. B. deals with removing secondary gain. C. is supported by Freudian theory. D. b and c. 8. On the planet Neptar, civilians worship the sap from the ginga tree. On ceremonious holidays, the planet’s executive director prepares jam from the sap and performs trance-like aerobics routines. She is probably suffering from A. Amok. B. dissociative trance disorder. C. schizophrenia. D. none of the above 9. Undifferentiated somatoform disorder A. is similar to somatization disorder but with fewer symptoms. B. was included in DSM-III but not DSM-IV. C. a and b. D. includes symptoms of somatization disorder and conversion disorder. 10. A blind person is referred to a clinician by an optometrist, who can find no physical evidence for the
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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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