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1. Karen wakes up screaming every night, disregarding her parents’ efforts to comfort her. Her heart rate is elevated in these episodes, and her pajamas are soaked in sweat. The next day, she has no memory of the experience. To help reduce these night terrors, Karen’s pediatrician used scheduled awakenings . 1. After George’s wife died at the age of 68, he could not sleep. To help him through the hardest first week, Dr. Brown prescribed benzodiazepines for his insomnia. 1. Carl’s doctor suggested some relatively simple lifestyle changes otherwise known as good sleep hygiene when he expressed concern about developing a sleep disorder. Sample Questions: 1. The physical symptoms of a major depressive disorder include a. Changes in appetite or weight b. Decreased ability to concentrate c. Increased energy d. Decreased self-esteem 2. Eusobia is always down and a bit blue, but occasionally he becomes so depressed that nothing pleases him. His most likely disorder is: a. Mania b. Double depression c. Persistent depressive disorder d. Bipolar 1 disorder 3. Which of the following is a symptom of a manic mood state? a. Clear, coherent speech b. Hypoactive behavior c. Fatigue d. Grandiose planning 4. Cross-cultural research indicates that, due at least in part to appalling social and economic conditions, the prevalence of major depression is extremely high among_______.
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a. African Americans b. Hispanic Americans c. Asian Americans d. Native Americans 5. Individuals with bulimia nervosa are typically * BEST GUESS PLZ CHECK IF ITS CORRECT* answer is correct--says this in the lecture notes about bulimia nervosa a. Within 10% of their “normal weight” b. Very overweight c. Very underweight d. Overweight during the development of the disorder but become underweight as the disorder progresses According to my notes, this is correct :) 6. The chief motivating factor in both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa is a. A desire to purge b. An overwhelming drive to eat c. An overwhelming urge to be thin d. A desire to starve oneself 7. The area of the brain most often associated with anxiety is the a. Limbic system b. Reticular activating system c. Occipital lobe d. Corpus callosum 8. A child who is afraid of dogs because her father was afraid of dogs is said to have a ______ vulnerability. a. Specific psychological b. General biological c. General psychological d. Specific biological 9. All of the following are symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) EXCEPT a. Muscle tension b. Mental agitation c. Worrying about minor daily events d. hypersomnia
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