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Dsm-iv Lecture

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This is a quiz for Dr. Osborns DSM-IV lecture. Hopefully this is helpful

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  • 1. 
    All medicine is ...
    • A. 

      Concrete

    • B. 

      Cultural

    • C. 

      Uncertain

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 2. 
    Medicine used to be based on this until technology came along.
    • A. 

      Professional consensus

    • B. 

      Medical philosophy

    • C. 

      Scholarly articles

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 3. 
    Only within the last how many years have we had the technology to look in the brain and see how it works
    • A. 

      5 yrs

    • B. 

      10 yrs

    • C. 

      15 yrs

    • D. 

      20 yrs

  • 4. 
    When was DSM-I created?
    • A. 

      1920s

    • B. 

      1940s

    • C. 

      1960s

    • D. 

      1980s

  • 5. 
    Latest iteration of categorial approach to psychiatric diagnosis,1994
    • A. 

      DSM-II

    • B. 

      DSM-III

    • C. 

      DSM-IV

    • D. 

      DSM-V

  • 6. 
    What is a true statement about DSM-IV?
    • A. 

      Allows for the heterogeneity of presentation between individuals and cultures

    • B. 

      Assume that each category is discrete with absolute boundaries

    • C. 

      Provides an untraditional way of organizing information

    • D. 

      Divides disorders into types based on individual features specific to that disorder

  • 7. 
    The DSM-IV was designed be similar to a cookbook.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    One of the special features of the DSM-IV book is that...
    • A. 

      It provides scholarly references

    • B. 

      It is research friendly

    • C. 

      It is a relatively quick yet thorough read

    • D. 

      It is composed only by the brightest in the field

  • 9. 
    The DSM-IV also has a special feature of providing what?
    • A. 

      Statistical analysis of disorders

    • B. 

      Only current clinical findings

    • C. 

      Associated articles related to the category of interest

    • D. 

      Description of culturally bound syndromes

  • 10. 
    Advantage(s) of the use of the DSM-IV manual
    • A. 

      Dramatically improved diagnostic reliability

    • B. 

      Facilitated history taking

    • C. 

      Facilitated differential diagnosis

    • D. 

      Facilitates research

  • 11. 
    A disadvantage of DSM-IV is that this may be sacrificed for reliability
    • A. 

      Stability

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Validity

    • D. 

      Reality

  • 12. 
    Another disadvantage of the DSM-IV is that is discouraging reflection about what kind of cases?
    • A. 

      Prevalent cases

    • B. 

      Culturally specific cases

    • C. 

      Sub-threshold cases

    • D. 

      Cases with limited information

  • 13. 
    Bipolar disorder can look quite similar to what other disorder
    • A. 

      Manic depression

    • B. 

      Simple hyperactivity

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      ADHD

  • 14. 
    Chances of having a bipolar disorder is increased with...
    • A. 

      Abusing past

    • B. 

      Family history

    • C. 

      Alchol abuse

    • D. 

      Traumatic experience

  • 15. 
    How does DSM-IV diagnose?
    • A. 

      Categorically

    • B. 

      Dimensionally

    • C. 

      Historically

  • 16. 
    Personality disorders and mental retardation fits into what category?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V

  • 17. 
    Clinical disorders fit into which DSM-IV axis?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V

  • 18. 
    General medical conditions fit into which axis in the DSM-IV book?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V

  • 19. 
    Psychosocial and environmental stressors fit into what category?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V

  • 20. 
    Global assessment functioning fits into which axis in the DSM-IV book?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V