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a. antisocial b. eccentric c. dramatic d. anxious ANS: C DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 78. Mario has always tended to have “love-hate” relationships with people who are close to him and constantly worries about people leaving him. Thus, he smothers them with affection only to feel rejected and disappointed when they back away from this behavior. Mario has threatened to commit suicide several times and most people view him as emotionally unstable. Based on this, Mario might be diagnosed with __________ personality disorder. a. narcissistic b. paranoid c. borderline d. obsessive-compulsive ANS: C DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 79. Sherry is distrusting of the government and is suspicious that they have had her apartment bugged to hear what she is doing when she is at home. Sherry’s odd behavior is consistent with personality disorders in the eccentric cluster, specifically __________ personality disorder. a. avoidant b. schizoid c. histrionic d. paranoid ANS: D DIF: Difficult OBJ: 13.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 80. Everything on Floyd’s desk is kept in its exact place. He straightens his things each day and gets very upset when something is not put back in its proper place. He does not like to bring work home with him because it means the paperwork is not properly filed when he gets to work the next morning. Based on this, Floyd is likely to be diagnosed with a personality disorder in the __________ cluster. a. eccentric b. dramatic c. dissociative d. anxious ANS: D DIF: Difficult OBJ: 13.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 81. Dr. Padgett meets a new client who has antisocial personality disorder. The client most likely has
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a. a lack of empathy and remorse. b. an inability to control his impulses. c. feelings of inadequacy. d. detachment from social relationships. ANS: A DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.4c MSC: Remembering NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 5, Professional Development 82. Which of the following behavioral characteristics would tell you that a friend of yours is suffering from antisocial personality disorder rather than some other personality disorder? a. He has a weak sense of self and does not like to be alone. b. He shifts quickly from one mood to another without any obvious reason. c. He is uncaring toward others and focused on pleasure. d. He engages in self-mutilation and is very impulsive. ANS: C DIF: Moderate OBJ: 13.4c MSC: Understanding NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology 83. Dr. Pinna is treating Sal, an individual with antisocial personality disorder. Dr. Pinna is unlikely to use punishment as a way to change Sal’s behavior because people with antisocial personality disorder a. have a low level of arousal and do not experience punishment as unpleasant.
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