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13) Melanie is the spokesperson for a major corporatio n. The company’s private research has clearly shown that their most popular product is linked to birth defects. However, when Melanie is asked by a reporter about the possibility of such a link, she lies and says that there’s no evidence of any link betw een their product and birth defects. Melanie feels very uncomfortable with herself until she decides that the private research from her company isn’t actually that conclusive and thus she wasn’t really lying. The discomfort that Melanie felt before changing her mind about the reliability of the research is referred to as: A) justification of effort B) availability bias C) the endowment effect D) temporal discounting E) cognitive dissonance
14-15) Use the text below to answer questions 14-15 A psychiatrist is reviewing the medical file of an individual diagnosed with schizophrenia. The file indicates the following: I) The patient believes that his thoughts are being controlled by a foreign government because his mind holds the key to infinite power. II) The patient dresses inappropriately (e.g., wearing three winter coats during the summer) III) The patient typically avoids other people and shows a complete lack of interest in most activities. IV) The patient complains that he can hear the voices of the foreign government officials in his head. V) The patient shows peculiar speech patterns (e.g., saying “The…see, the…Gloria and Tommy, they’re two heads and they’re not whales.”) 14) Which of the symptoms/behaviors above wo uld be considered a “negative symptom” of schizophrenia?
15) Given the patient’s diagnosis, a prescription for which of the following drugs (or type of drug) would the psychiatrist be most likely to see in the medical file?
16-19) Use the text below to answer questions 16-19 Betsy is admitted to the emergency room because she has suicidal thoughts and feels that nobody cares for her and there is little point of continuing her life. Betsy has been very lethargic and has had many feeling of worthlessness for many months. 16) B etsy’s symptoms are most consistent with which of the following disorders?

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