Question 1.Which of the following is not classified as an anxiety disorder? Depression Specific…

Question 1.Which of the following is not classified as an anxiety disorder?  Depression     Specific Phobia     Generalized Anxiety Disorder     Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Question 2.Gordon was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. His blood alcohol concentration was 0.12. Concentrations below _____ percent usually produce feelings of relaxation, with minimal cognitive or motor effects; however, for Gordon he was well over this amount.   0.04     0.05     0.08     0.10   

Question 3.Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)         is a place where alcoholics can drink in anonymity.     is only attended by chronic alcoholics.     is a support group led by a member for alcoholics and those who think they have a problem with alcohol.     is a form of group psychotherapy.

Question 4.What percentage of individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is estimated to be in treatment?   75%     50%     25%     15%   

Question 5.Recent data by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reveal that over_______ million Americans reported some amount of alcohol use.   80     100     115     130 

Question 6.Encopresis is   poor control of bowels.     poor control of urination.     marked by strange and inappropriate utterances.     marked by delusions and hallucinations.

Question 7.________ was an early reformer in the proper treatment of individuals with mental illness. He advocated for treating the mentally ill with sympathy, compassion, and empathy.  Pinel     Plato     Galen     Hippocrates   

Question 8.Many people who have an autism spectrum disorder  have an intellectual disability.     also have schizophrenia.     are female.     had its onset after age 30.

Question 9.What is the standard diagnostic manual used by many mental health professionals and insurance companies?  MMPI-II-RF     DSM-5     DSM-V     Rorschach Comprehensive System

Question 10.Which of the following is NOT true when exploring what's considered “abnormal behavior?”  behavior is abnormal according to the standards set by society     behavior is abnormal because it interferes with the individual's ability to function on a daily basis     behavior is abnormal according to the statistics     behavior is abnormal when it is a severe change in one's mood

Question 11.According to Szasz, what four qualities are necessary in order for a mental illness to be considered equivalent to a physical illness?   Intensity, duration, remission, potential relapse.     Going to the doctor, getting a prescription, taking a pill, calling the doctor in the morning.     Recognition, treatment, waiting to see if symptoms resurface, additional treatment if necessary.     Catching the illness, having the illness, potentially transmitting the illness, and getting rid of the illness.   

Question 12.According to Freud, repression is seen as an unconscious defense mechanism of the ego that keeps certain ideas separate from the one's consciousness. When one is unable to appropriately express feelings, the feelings can turn inward and lead to what?  Anger     Depression     Guilt     Immaturity    

Question 13.Of the following, what is the best conceptualization of “personality disorder”?   A personality trait     An enduring maladaptive personality pattern     A temporary personality pattern that causes distress     Schizophrenia

Question 14.Some researchers have suggested that exposure to certain kinds of media influences can contribute to the behaviors that denote antisocial personality disorder. Which of the following is not one of those types of media influences?   reality TV shows     computer games     violent movies     rap songs   

Question 15.Faulty thinking processes are considered to be responsible in mental illnesses according to              __________________? Factors within the environment are considered to be reinforcing behaviors according to ___________________?  Behaviorist; Ellis     Freud; Behaviorist     Cognitive Behaviorist; Behaviorists     Ellis; Humanism

Question 16.Sex involving real or imagined humiliation and suffering is known as ________________ disorder.   pedophilic     voyeuristic     frotteuristic     sexual masochism

Question 17.Which neurotransmitter helps to regulate eating, aggression, and sexual behaviors, and may (in lower levels) be linked to binge eating of carbohydrates?   gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)     dopamine     serotonin     glutamate   

Question 18.Rob has always been a lady’s man so he is quite distressed that at age 55 he is having difficulty attaining and maintaining an erection.  Rob may be suffering from ____________________ disorder.   male hypoactive sexual desire     sexual aversion     erectile     adjustment

Question 19.When considering major depressive disorders, this is the term used to describe the inability to experience pleasure is which of the following.
  Melancholia     Anhedonia     Cyclothymic Disorder     Dysthemia   

Question 20.According to our text,                              is considered to be a possible explanation of the gender differences often found between the diagnosis of men and women in terms of depression?   the idea that men just don’t get depressed     the idea that men are more likely to be diagnosed with substance abuse     the fact that clinicians’ are not good at identifying depression     the fact that women have more to be sad about   

Question 21.Pseudomedical complaints in otherwise healthy people can be an indication of _____________.   DID     body dysmorphic disorder     hypochondriasis     conversion disorder   

Question 22.One side effect of some phenothiazines is      mania.     excessive hair loss.     tardive dyskinesia.     “the munchies.”    

Question 23.When a person has hallucinations and delusions and loses contact with reality, that person most likely has             dissociative fugue     body dysmorphic disorder     schizophrenia     dissociative identity disorder

Question 24.When a person not only develops retrograde amnesia but also leaves home and adopts a new identity, the appropriate diagnosis is        dissociative fugue.     body dysmorphic disorder.     conversion disorder.     dissociative identity disorder.

Question 25.From how many distinct personality states must a person exhibit in order to be diagnosed with DID?   1     2     4     8  

Question 26.Which potential symptom of Schizophrenia is described as the belief that an individual has some extraordinary talent or power?   Persecutory Delusions     Delusions of Influence     Grandiose delusions     Hallucinations  

Question 27.Culture-bound syndromes                      are mental conditions whose manifestations are closely related to cultural factors.     warrant understanding and management from a cultural perspective.     all of the above     none of the above

Question 28.In this imaging technique, powerful magnetic fields are used to attract the protons found in the nuclei of the body’s hydrogen atoms.    MRI     CT scan     SPECT scan     PET scan   

Question 29.These two conditions may co-occur among older people and those with Down Syndrome.  depression and amnesia     depression and Parkinson’s Disease     depression and dementia     depression and delirium

Question 30.In this imaging technique, blood flow is monitored while people perform cognitive tasks. The changes in blood flow indicate which parts of the brain are active.   CT scan     EEG     PET scan     SPECT scan 

Question 31.MDMA is also known as ______________.   happiness     nirvana     ecstasy     elation.  

Question 32.While this is a widely accepted stimulant and considered quite safe, the side effects on health include an increase in the production of stomach acid, insomnia, poor sleep, and anxiety.
  Alcohol     Nicotine     Caffeine     Cocaine   

Question 33.Which one of the following is NOT one of the psychoactive substances most commonly used by college students? 




  Cannabis (marijuana)   

Question 34.Rather than a scientific exercise, the Generation Rx film proposes that psychiatric drugs are part of a ___________. 

  Social exercise   

  Commercial enterprise   

  Multicultural experience   

  Medical exerciseQuestion 35.Which of these drugs have been shown to cure autism spectrum disorder with long-term use?   Lexapro     Asprin     Vitamins and herbs     None of the above 

Question 36.Cognitive Behaviorism is a theory of Psychology that explores which of the following:   that unconscious processes, motives, and urges are at the core of all of our behaviors and difficulties     that only observable and scientifically measurable behaviors are worth studying and investigating     alters distorted attitudes by identifying and replacing negative and inaccurate thoughts, which will therefore lead to behavioral changes     the innate goodness of all people, and in the ability of all people to grow and to lead constructive lives through receiving unconditional positive regard 

Question 37.Hippocrates believed that the body contained these four fluids or humors:  brown bile, black bile, blood, and phlegm     yellow bile, black bile, water, and phlegm     yellow bile, red bile, blood, and phlegm     yellow bile, black bile, blood, and phlegm   

Question 38.A patient with ___________ has a tendency to see the world pessimistically.   Irrational Schema     Distorted Schema     Maladaptive Schema     Negative Schema   

Question 39.Thomas decides that he needs help for his personality disorder, so he looks in the telephone book for a therapist who specializes in dialectical behavior therapy. For which of the following diagnoses is Thomas most likely seeking help?   obsessive-compulsive personality disorder     avoidant personality disorder     antisocial personality disorder     borderline personality disorder   

Question 40.The DSM-5 is published by who?  American Psychological Association     American Psychoanalytic Association     American Psychiatric Association     American Pediatric Association   

Question 41.With regard to Szasz’s arguments regarding mental versus physical symptoms, Ausubel asserts that these four considerations play a part in the evaluation of symptoms:

@Found on page 3 (71) of the Ausubel article. “… the evaluation of all symptoms, physical as well as mental, is dependent in large measure on subjective judgment, emotional factors, cultural-ethical norms, and personal involvement on the part of the observer.”   Medical judgment, biological factors, community values, and family involvement.     Subjective judgment, emotional factors, cultural-ethical norms, and personal involvement on the part of the observer.     Subjective judgment, cognitive factors, legal norms, and observer objectivity.     Objective judgment, behavioral milestones, cultural-ethical norms, and inter-rater reliability.

Question 42.Electroconvulsive therapy      is typically used as a last resort when treating unipolar depression.     is lethal in many instances, but this is counterbalanced by its efficacy.     is not used anymore.     works better on men than on women.   

Question 43.The most effective way to treat bipolar disorder is      with ECT.     with lithium.     with psychotherapy only.     with bloodletting.   

Question 44.One of the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa is a refusal to maintain a body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for one’s age and height. This is currently considered a failure to maintain at least ____% of “normal” body weight.   60     75     85     90   

Question 45.__________ disorder is defined by sexual fulfillment and excitement gained by watching unsuspecting people disrobe or engage in sex.  Fetishistic     Voyeuristic     Frotteuristic     Sexual sadism   

Question 46.Which of the following explanations for anorexia nervosa was first posed by researcher Hilda Bruch in the mid- to late-1900s?   People with anorexia nervosa are overly involved in the lives of their family members, and this “enmeshment” leads to unhealthy eating behaviors.     Sufferers of anorexia nervosa are overly obsessed with pleasing and being attractive to others, to the point of pathological eating practices.     A lack of awareness of one’s own internal states, including emotions and hunger, leads to an overemphasis on external states (e.g., appearance) and this leads to eating disordered behavior.     The lack of eating associated with anorexia nervosa is a way to gain control over one’s life and a way to develop a sense of independence. 

Question 47.Self-induced vomiting and the misuse of laxatives, diuretics, and/or enemas would all be examples of __________ behaviors.
  reductive     binging     purging     obsessive   

Question 48.Dalmane, Sonata, and Ambien are frequently used to treat insomnia disorder, and they belong to a class of medications called          barbiturates     hypnotics     benzodiazepines     narcotics   

Question 49.People with depersonalization disorder         have memory loss and assume new identities.     feel as if their body parts have changed in size.     sometimes feel mechanical, as though they are robots.     both b and c   

Question 50.All of the below are considered causal factors for insomnia except?
  Stress     Substance use     Changes in light, and noise     Runs in Families   

Question 51.Consider this scenario: The DSM is introduced to a remote indigenous culture in Australia. After a few months, researchers begin to notice that people in this culture are suddenly showing symptoms found only in the DSM. These symptoms were not present before the introduction of the DSM to the culture. The research of __________ supports this phenomenon.   Bandura     Watters     Szasz     Blashfield   

Question 52.Which of the following is the most oft-reported neurological abnormality found in those suffering from schizophrenia?   chronic atrophy in the substantia nigra     redundant activity of the putamen     hypoactive striate nuclei     enlarged lateral ventricles   

Question 53Major or mild neurocognitive disorder due to Huntington’s disease       is a form of dementia.     definitely does not run in families.     is a form of delirium.     is similar to Bipolar I.   

Question 54.Which of the following Dementia deficits is characterized as a failure to recognize familiar objects despite normal vision, touch and hearing?   Asphasia     Agnosia     Apraxia     Disturbance in Executive Functioning   

Question 55.Factitious disorder is also known among psychologists as         Munchausen syndrome     Dissociative Identity Disorder     Multiple Personality Disorder     Borderline Personality Disorder   

Question 56.This disease may be treated with Levodopa to enhance the production of dopamine thus providing relief from tremors, rigid muscles, and difficulty in body movements.   Alzheimer’s disease     Pick’s disease     Parkinson’s disease     Huntington’s disease  

Question 57.This disease is a form of chorea which refers to brain syndromes that include irregular, jerky movements and is the result of progressive degeneration of the basal ganglia.

   Alzheimer’s disease     Pick’s disease     Parkinson’s disease     Huntington’s disease   


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