Abnormal Psychology Chapter 10-13

55 Questions | Total Attempts: 222

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Abnormal Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

As per the tradition in our class after every four chapters a test must be carried out. Following the close of reading chapters ten to thirteen on abnormal psychology the test below is designed to refresh your memory before we continue with class. Give it a try and gauge your understanding. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ·         - a personality disorder characterized by excessive need for attention, praise, reassurance, and approval.
  • 2. 
    ·         Binge eating followed by self-induced purging. Over concern with body weight and shape
  • 3. 
    ·         Recurrent binge eating without compensatory purging
  • 4. 
    ·         An eating disorder characterized by maintenance of an abnormally low body weight, distortions of body image, intense fears of gaining weight and in females amenorrhea
  • 5. 
    ·         A sleep disorder characterized by sudden, irresistible episodes of sleep
  • 6. 
    ·         Sleep disorders involving disturbances in the amount, quality or timing of sleep
  • 7. 
    ·         Sleep disorders involving abnormal behaviors or physiological events that occur during sleep or while falling asleep
  • 8. 
    ·         A sleep disorder characterized by a mismatch between the body’s normal sleep-wake cycle and the demands of the environment
  • 9. 
    ·         A pattern excessive sleepiness during the day
  • 10. 
    ·         A sleep disorder involving repeated episodes of sleepwalking
  • 11. 
    ·         A sleep disorder characterized by recurrent awakenings due to frightening nightmares
  • 12. 
    ·         Difficulties falling asleep, remaining asleep, or achieving restorative sleep
  • 13. 
    ·         Aversion to, and avoidance of genital sexual contact
  • 14. 
    ·         Female sexual arousal disorder & male erectile disorder
  • 15. 
    ·         Difficulty becoming aroused or maintaining sexual arousal or excitement during sexual activity
  • 16. 
    ·         Female orgasmic disorder & Male orgasmic disorder
  • 17. 
    ·         Persistent or recurrent problems with sexual interest, arousal, or response
  • 18. 
    ·         Persistent or recurrent lack of sexual interest of sexual fantasies
  • 19. 
    ·         Difficulty achieving or maintaining erection during sexual activity
  • 20. 
    ·         Ones psychological sense of being female or being male
  • 21. 
    ·         Involuntary contraction of the vaginal musculature, making penile penetration painful or impossible
  • 22. 
    ·         Pain during or following sexual intercourse not explainable by an underlying medical condition
  • 23. 
    ·         Hypoactive sexual desire disorder & sexual aversion disorder
  • 24. 
    Sexual pain disorders
  • 25. 
    ·         Sexual deviations or types of sexual disorders in which the person experiences recurrent sexual urges and sexually arousing fantasies involving nonhuman objects (such as articles of clothing) Inappropriate or nonconsenting partners (eg. Children) or situations producing humiliation or pain to oneself or one’s partner.
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