Two year old antoninas parents notice that she rarely

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Two-year-old Antonina’s parents notice that she rarely says any words and has never really made eye contact with them. She is intensely preoccupied with the buttons and zippers on clothing and pays little attention to anything else. Antonina a. could be diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. b. will be at higher risk for a motor disorder. c. will be at higher risk for intellectual disability. d. could be diagnosed with autism. ANS: D DIF: Easy OBJ: 13.5c MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 97. Which of the following children would have the most difficult time making an emotional connection with other children? a. Tommy, who has attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder b. Warren, who has a specific learning disorder c. Chad, who has autism d. Corey, who has a motor disorder ANS: C DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.5c MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 98. Jacob has clear symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and has trouble concentrating and stopping his impulsive actions. Jacob’s behavior resembles that of people with damage to the brain area called the a. occipital lobes. b. frontal lobes. c. hypothalamus. d. hippocampus. ANS: B DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.5d MSC: Understanding NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 99. Leonard is a 32-year-old chemical engineer. He was diagnosed with attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child. Compared with his friends who do not have ADHD, Tom is more likely to a. also have a personality disorder. b. struggle to be successful at work. c. resist any changes to his work environment because it upsets him. d. have problems with depression. ANS: B DIF: Difficult OBJ: 13.5d MSC: Understanding NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 5, Professional Development
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100. Dara is always on the move! She has a hard time sitting still in her desk at school and often has difficulty finding classmates to play with because she misses social cues and is impulsive. Based on this, Dara is most likely to be diagnosed with a. autism spectrum disorder. b. attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. c. a motor disorder. d. a communication disorder. ANS: B DIF: Easy OBJ: 13.5d MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology SHORT ANSWER 1. According to your text, in any given year, one in four Americans over age 18 has a psychological disorder. However, there are large differences in which disorders occur more in each sex. a. Describe one factor (biological, environmental, psychological, sociocultural) that would explain why women are more likely to experience major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders. b. Describe one factor (biological, environmental, psychological, sociocultural) that would explain why men are more likely to experience antisocial personality disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
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