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Chapter 13

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Chapter 13
Disorders

  
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1.  Recent research has revealed that the __________ is about 8-10% smaller in depressed individuals compared to non-depressed individuals.
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2.  Anxiety disorders are a class of psychological disorders characterized by
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3.  Schizophrenic disorders are a class of psychological disorders characterized by 
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4.  Mood disorders have been associated with abnormal levels of the neurotransmittors 
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5.  The anxiety disorder that is characterized by a chronic high level of anxiety that is exhibited by constant worry and is often associated with physical symptoms such as heart palpitations and muscle tension is
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6.  Paralyzing attacks of overwhelming anxiety along with physical symptoms that may occur at any time are characteristic of
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7.  Research concerning the etiology of schizophrenic disorders has implicated excessive activity of the neurotransmitter(s)
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8.  The system used by psychologists to classify psychological disorders is the
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9.  Which of the following is not one of the three most common types of psychological disorders?
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10.  According to a recent approach to describing subtypes of schizophrenic disorders, an individual experiencing hallucinations, delusions, and hyperactive behavior would be said to exhibit
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11.  Maria is afraid to leave her home to go shopping or to even go to work. She avoids all public places. Most likely Maria has
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12.  The cognitive approach to explaining the idealogical of anxiety disorders maintains that people who are more likely to develop anxiety disorders tend to do all the following except
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13.  The psychological disorder characterized by separate episodes of depression and mania is
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14.  Post-traumatic stress disorder is characterized by
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15.  Mood disorders are a class of psychological disorders characterized by
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16.  Which of the following has not been proposed as a factor associated with the development of schizophrenic disorders?
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17.  The psychological disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and despair and a loss of interest in previous sources of pleasure is
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18.  People who display relatively mild symptoms of chronic depression are most likely to be given a diagnosis of 
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19.  The stress-vulnerability model of schizophrenic and mood disorders emphasizes the unifying theme in psychology that
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20.  Research concerning the etiology of mood disorders suggests that the influence of genetic factors 
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21.  Inadequate social skills, and therefore a decrease in the sources of social support, have been suggested as factors that contribute to the development of 
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22.  The central feature or symptom of schizophrenic disorders involves 
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23.  Which of the following is not an anxiety disorder?
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24.  Seligman's concept of preparedness best accounts for the development of
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25.  Which of the following is a mood disorder?
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26.  Typically and individual who has which of the following anxiety disorders would be most successful in controlling her anxiety?
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27.  It is fairly typical for an individual with a schizophrenic disorder to exhibit
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