What Do You Know About Adult Psychopathology? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Adult Psychopathology? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about adult Psychopathology? Most people do not feel free talking about their mental struggles, and this is part of the problem with most adults. The more severe forms of psychopathology are perhaps the least amenable to pure, individually delivered, self-help forms of treatment. The quiz below help you see just how much you know about the study and some of the breakthroughs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a true statement?
    • A. 

      Nomothetic refers to examining in which ways we are different from one another

    • B. 

      Ideographic refers to things like studying ethnic differences

    • C. 

      Nomothetic refers to the basis of differential diagnoses

    • D. 

      Ideographic refers to examining in which ways we are all similar

  • 2. 
    A person cannot be diagnosed with several personality disorders (if they meet more than one criteria, it qualifies as Personality Disorder - NOS).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following doesn't match up?
    • A. 

      Associative disturbance - problems with logical thought

    • B. 

      Affective disturbance - flat affect

    • C. 

      Ambivalence - strong emotional lability

    • D. 

      Autistic reasoning - detachment from outer reality

  • 4. 
    Which of the following doesn't match up?
    • A. 

      Euphymic - hypomanic

    • B. 

      Dysphoric - sad or down

    • C. 

      Irritable - snappy or angry

    • D. 

      Elevated - happy

    • E. 

      Expansive - manic

  • 5. 
    Ideas of reference ARE TO delusions AS delusions ARE TO _______________.
    • A. 

      Psychosis

    • B. 

      Delusional systems

    • C. 

      Hallucinations

    • D. 

      Fixed delusional systems

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a diagnosable disorder?
    • A. 

      Derealization Disorder

    • B. 

      Deworldization Disorder

    • C. 

      Depersonalization Disorder

    • D. 

      None of the above are separate disorders (Dissociative Disorder - NOS)

    • E. 

      All of the above are separate disorders

  • 7. 
    Which of the following doesn't match?
    • A. 

      Lethargy - active mind but low energy body

    • B. 

      Avolition - potentially active mind and body, but don't want to do anything

    • C. 

      Anhedonia - can perform activities but do not enjoy them

    • D. 

      All of the above match

  • 8. 
    If a person's residence is incredibly messy rather than neat and clean, this makes it very unlikely that they have Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In order to be diagnosed with Substance Dependence, an individual has to have developed either tolerance or withdrawal to a substance (or both), in addition to other criteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not sufficient to meet Criteria A (Characteristic symptoms) for Schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      A bizarre delusion

    • B. 

      An auditory hallucination of two voices conversing

    • C. 

      Disorganized speech and disorganized behavior

    • D. 

      Separate visual and tactile hallucinations

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is true regarding Social/Occupational Dysfunction?
    • A. 

      It is a diagnostic criteria of Schizophrenia but not Schizophreniform Disorder

    • B. 

      It is a diagnostic criteria of Schizophreniform Disorder but not Brief Psychotic Disorder

    • C. 

      It is a diagnostic criteria of Brief Psychotic Disorder but not Schizophreniform Disorder

    • D. 

      It is a diagnostic criteria of Brief Psychotic Disorder but not Delusional Disorder

  • 12. 
    If a client with schizophrenia experiences disorganized speech & behavior, hallucinations, and delusions, their Schizophrenia subtype is:
    • A. 

      Paranoid

    • B. 

      Disorganized

    • C. 

      Catatonic

    • D. 

      Undifferentiated

    • E. 

      Residual

  • 13. 
    An individual presents with the following time-line: For one month, the patient experienced hallucinations and delusions For two months, the patient experienced hallucinations and delusions in addition to a concurrent Major Depressive Episode (categorized by anhedonia, not depressed mood). For one month, the patient experienced hallucinations and delusions. Based on this, the client is diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When considering diagnosing Schizoaffective Disorder, sleep problems should not be counted towards symptoms of mood disorder because they are so typical of individuals with psychotic disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following hallucinations can an individual with Delusional Disorder experience without it leading to a change of diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Only Olfactory or Tactile hallucinations and only if they're part of the delusional theme and not prominent

    • B. 

      Only Auditory or Visual hallucinations and only if they're part of the delusional theme and not prominent

    • C. 

      Any hallucination as long as it's part of the delusional theme and not prominent

    • D. 

      No hallucinations can occur or else it meets Criteria A of Schizophrenia (hallucinations and delusions)

  • 16. 
    If an individual presents with the diagnostic criteria for Body Dysmorphic Disorder but holds the beliefs with delusional intensity, neither disorder should preempt the other and both should be diagnosed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An individual has a sudden onset of hallucinations and delusions. They occur for two weeks and have not remitted so the individual comes to see you for a diagnosis. What do you list as the diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Schizophreniform Disorder

    • C. 

      Brief Psychotic Disorder

    • D. 

      Psychotic Disorder NOS

  • 18. 
    The following is NOT a way to differentiate between a Manic Episode and a Hypomanic Episode is:
    • A. 

      Duration

    • B. 

      Presence of hallucinations

    • C. 

      Marked impairment in social or occupational functioning

    • D. 

      Irritability rather than expansiveness

  • 19. 
    Which of the following disorders required specification of Early Onset (<21 years old) or Late-Onset (> 21 years old)?
    • A. 

      Bipolar I Disorder

    • B. 

      Dysthymic DIsorder

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Schizoaffective Disorder

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not among the criteria for Melancholic Features?
    • A. 

      Anhedonia

    • B. 

      Hypersomnia

    • C. 

      Depressed mood

    • D. 

      Weight loss

  • 21. 
    In addition to Unexpected Panic Attacks, a person with Panic Disorder may experience the following panic attacks:
    • A. 

      Situationally predisposed

    • B. 

      Situationally bound

    • C. 

      Situationally predisposed or Situationally bound

    • D. 

      No others

  • 22. 
    An individual experiences an unexpected Panic Attack while riding on an elevator. As a result, the individual develops a strong aversion to using elevators. If the reason for the aversion is focused entirely on the fear of another Panic Attack, the individual may be diagnosed as ______________. If the reason for the aversion is focused entirely on the fear of something terrible happening in the elevator, the individual may be diagnosed as ____________.
    • A. 

      Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia; Specific Phobia

    • B. 

      Specific Phobia; Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

    • C. 

      Specific Phobia; Specific Phobia

    • D. 

      Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia; Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

  • 23. 
    If you meet the criteria for Body Dysmorphic Disorder but hold your belief with delusional intensity, you may be diagnosed with ________________. If you meet the criteria for Specific Phobia but hold your belief with delusional intensity, you may be diagnosed with ________________.
    • A. 

      Only Body Dysmorphic Disorder; Only Specific Phobia

    • B. 

      Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Delusional Disorder; Specific Phobia & Delusional Disorder

    • C. 

      Only Delusional Disorder; Specific Phobia & Delusional Disorder

    • D. 

      Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Delusional Disorder; Only Delusional Disorder

    • E. 

      Only Delusional Disorder; Only Delusional Disorder

  • 24. 
    If bringing a friend makes a client more comfortable with attending a restaurant, it is more likely that they have ____________ compared to ______________.
    • A. 

      Social phobia; Avoidant Personality Disorder

    • B. 

      Social phobia; Agoraphobia

    • C. 

      Agoraphobia; Social Phobia

    • D. 

      Avoidant Personality Disorder; Agoraphobia

  • 25. 
    For individuals diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the obsessions are considered egodystonic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    ___________ has all the same diagnostic categories (not counting duration) as ___________, except that the former also includes ____________.
    • A. 

      Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Adjustment Disorder; mood symptoms

    • B. 

      Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Acute Stress Disorder; dissociative symptoms

    • C. 

      Acute Stress Disorder; Adjustment Disorder; mood symptoms

    • D. 

      Acute Stress Disorder; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; dissociative symptoms

  • 27. 
    Schizophrenia IS TO Schizophreniform or Acute Psychotic Disorder AS _____________ IS TO _______________.
    • A. 

      Somatization Disorder; Somatoform Disorder NOS

    • B. 

      Somatization Disorder; Undiffenretiated Somatoform Disorder

    • C. 

      Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder; Somatization Disorder

    • D. 

      Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder; Somatoform Disorder NOS

  • 28. 
    Somatization Disorder requires pain symptoms in ___ areas/functions, ___ gastrointestinal symptoms, ___ sexual/reproductive symptoms, and ___ pseudoneurological symptoms.
    • A. 

      4; 1; 1; 1

    • B. 

      4; 2; 1; 2

    • C. 

      4; 1; 1; 2

    • D. 

      4; 2; 1; 1

  • 29. 
    An individual may receive a diagnosis of Adjustment Disorder following a stressor of which severity?
    • A. 

      Mild/Moderate

    • B. 

      Severe/Extreme

    • C. 

      Any Severity

  • 30. 
    Antisocial Personality Disorder and Paranoid Personality Disorder share this in common, ____________, but can be differentiated because ________________.
    • A. 

      Behavior that goes against social norms; the former acts for personal gain whereas the latter acts for revenge

    • B. 

      Paranoid ideation; the former acts for personal gain whereas the latter acts for revenge

    • C. 

      Behavior that goes against social norms; the latter is perceived as being eccentric and glib

    • D. 

      Paranoid ideation; the latter is perceived as being eccentric and glib

  • 31. 
    Avoidant Personality Disorder and Schizoid Personality Disorder share this in common, ____________, but can be differentiated because ________________.
    • A. 

      Suspicious toward others; the latter engages in antisocial behavior

    • B. 

      Suspicious toward others; the former feels lonely by it whereas the latter is not bothered by it

    • C. 

      Social isolation; the latter engages in antisocial behavior

    • D. 

      Social isolation; the former feels lonely by it whereas the latter is not bothered by it

  • 32. 
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder share this in common, ____________, but can be differentiated because ________________.
    • A. 

      Both can be glib and charming; the latter is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the former is not

    • B. 

      Both can be glib and charming; the former is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the latter is not

    • C. 

      Both avoid social situations out of fear of humiliation; the latter is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the f the former is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the latter is notormer is not

    • D. 

      Both avoid social situations out of fear of humiliation; the former is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the latter is not

  • 33. 
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder share this in common, ____________, but can be differentiated because ________________
    • A. 

      Social glibness; the former works with others to develop an entourage whereas the latter works with others for material gains

    • B. 

      Social glibness; the former is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the latter is not

    • C. 

      Angered by a minor slight; the former works with others to develop an entourage whereas the latter works with others for material gains

    • D. 

      Angered by a minor slight; the former is willing to act fragile/dependent for attention whereas the latter is not