Disorder And Therapies Review Quiz

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Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

Take the following review quiz over Ch. 14 & 15 on Disorders and Treatment. Remember to put your name on the first page or send me a copy of your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bob has never met Madonna but he is convinced that she is deeply in love with him. Bob is suffering from
    • A. 

      Grandiose delusions.

    • B. 

      Jealous delusions.

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

    • D. 

      Erotomanic delusions.

  • 2. 
    If you met an individual who appeared to be very charming at first, but later you discovered that he or she manipulated people, caused others hurt without a second thought, and could not be depended upon, you might suspect him of being
    • A. 

      Dependent.

    • B. 

      Narcissistic.

    • C. 

      Paranoid.

    • D. 

      Antisocial.

  • 3. 
    Multiple personality or dissociative identity disorder often begins
    • A. 

      as a result of combat exhaustion.

    • B. 

      In adulthood as a response to unremitting phobias.

    • C. 

      As a consequence of post-traumatic stress disorders.

    • D. 

      In childhood as a result of unbearable experiences.

  • 4. 
    A person who has an extreme lack of self-confidence and who allows others to run his or her life is said to have a(n) __________ personality.
    • A. 

      dependent

    • B. 

      Narcissistic

    • C. 

      Paranoid

    • D. 

      Antisocial

  • 5. 
    Persons who suffer from paraphilias are categorized as having
    • A. 

      somatoform disorders.

    • B. 

      Generalized anxiety.

    • C. 

      Sexual disorders.

    • D. 

      Personality disorders.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is related to recent attempts to find biochemical explanations for schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      schizotaxin

    • B. 

      Psychotropin

    • C. 

      Dopamine

    • D. 

      Diazepam

  • 7. 
    A rare condition in which separate personalities exist in the same person is called
    • A. 

      Dissociative identity disorder.

    • B. 

      Split personality.

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia.

    • D. 

      Amnesia.

  • 8. 
    Persons who are excessively narcissistic, dependent, or antisocial are characterized as having
    • A. 

      Somatoform disorders.

    • B. 

      Generalized anxiety.

    • C. 

      Conversion reactions.

    • D. 

      Personality disorders.

  • 9. 
    Mood disorders are those in which the person may
    • A. 

      experience severe depression and threaten suicide.

    • B. 

      Exhibit symptoms suggesting physical disease or injury but for which there is no identifiable cause.

    • C. 

      Exhibit behavior that is the result of an organic brain pathology.

    • D. 

      Experience delusions and hallucinations.

  • 10. 
    DSM stands for
    • A. 

      Diagnostic schedule of medicine.

    • B. 

      Diagnostic and statistical manual.

    • C. 

      Depressive scale modalities.

    • D. 

      Doctor of surgical medicine.

  • 11. 
    Conversion disorder and hypochondriasis are classified as
    • A. 

      physio-mental disorders.

    • B. 

      Somatoform disorders.

    • C. 

      Psychosomatic disorders.

    • D. 

      Somatization disorders.

  • 12. 
    An unusual state called "waxy flexibility" is sometimes observed in __________ schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      borderline

    • B. 

      Disorganized

    • C. 

      Catatonic

    • D. 

      Paranoid

  • 13. 
      Roger has been extremely anxious for much of the past year, but can't explain why. There is a good chance that he is experiencing
    • A. 

      a generalized anxiety disorder.

    • B. 

      Sociopathy.

    • C. 

      Psychosis.

    • D. 

      A nervous breakdown.

  • 14. 
    Irrational and very specific fears that persist even when there is no real danger to a person are called
    • A. 

      anxieties.

    • B. 

      Dissociation's.

    • C. 

      Phobias.

    • D. 

      Obsessions.

  • 15. 
    False beliefs that are held even when the facts contradict them are called
    • A. 

      fantasies.

    • B. 

      hallucinations.

    • C. 

      Illusions.

    • D. 

      Delusions

  • 16. 
    Mary believes that she is the Queen of England. She is having
    • A. 

      Depressive delusions.

    • B. 

      Delusions of grandeur.

    • C. 

      Delusions of reference.

    • D. 

      Delusions of persecution.

  • 17. 
    The most widely used system of psychological classification today is
    • A. 

      The Freudian Psychoanalytic System (FPS).

    • B. 

      Found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

    • C. 

      The system designed by Emil Kraepelin and Eugen Bleuler.

    • D. 

      To be found in the Federal Uniform Code of Psychopathology (UCP).

  • 18. 
      Carson recently lost his job and has a great debt accumulated from gambling. He also has been feeling extreme pressure about not being able to take care of his eight children. After having too much to drink, Carson ran over a child crossing the street. Immediately following this episode, Carson could not remember who he was. This example illustrates
    • A. 

      Dissociative amnesia.

    • B. 

      Dissociative fugue.

    • C. 

      Dissociative identity disorder.

    • D. 

      Multiple personality disorder.

  • 19. 
    A person who experiences a long series of imagined physical complaints suffers from
    • A. 

      a conversion reaction.

    • B. 

      Somatization disorder.

    • C. 

      A traumatic disorder.

    • D. 

      An obsession.

  • 20. 
    When Sara returned from combat in the Gulf War, she began experiencing high anxiety that has persisted without any improvement. This example illustrates which anxiety related disorder?
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Post-traumatic stress

    • C. 

      Phobia

    • D. 

      Obsessive-compulsive

  • 21. 
    A researcher seeking an organic basis for schizophrenia would be well-advised to investigate the role of
    • A. 

      Amphetamines and amphetamine receptors.

    • B. 

      Adrenaline and noradrenaline.

    • C. 

      Histamine and antihistamine.

    • D. 

      Dopamine and dopamine receptors.

  • 22. 
    __________ schizophrenia usually involves delusions of persecution and grandeur.
    • A. 

      Catatonic

    • B. 

      Disorganized

    • C. 

      Paranoid

    • D. 

      Undifferentiated

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is classified as a mood disorder?
    • A. 

      bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Multiple personality disorder

    • C. 

      Delusional disorder

    • D. 

      Dissociative disorder

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a dissociative disorder?
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Phobic disorder

    • C. 

      Multiple personality

    • D. 

      Paranoia

  • 25. 
      The antisocial personality
    • A. 

      Avoids other people as much as possible.

    • B. 

      Is relatively easy to treat effectively by psychotherapy.

    • C. 

      Tends to be selfish and lacking remorse.

    • D. 

      Usually gives a bad first impression.

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