Personality Disorders

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Personality Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT in Cluster A of personality disorders?
    • A. 

      Antisocial PD

    • B. 

      Schizotypal PD

    • C. 

      Schizoid PD

    • D. 

      Paranoid PD

  • 2. 
    Which is the correct description of the personality disorder clusters?
    • A. 

      Cluster A: odd, eccentric; Cluster B: anxious, fearful; Cluster C: Dramatic, erratic

    • B. 

      Cluster A: dramatic, erratic; Cluster B: odd, eccentric; Cluster C: anxious, fearful

    • C. 

      Cluster A: odd, eccentric; Cluster B: dramatic, erratic; Cluster C: anxious, fearful

    • D. 

      Cluster A: dramatic, erratic; Cluster B: anxious, fearful; Cluster C: odd, eccentric

  • 3. 
    What does the acronym FUMES, in reference to theories of antisocial PD, stand for?
    • A. 

      F: Fearful U: Unaware M: Mean E: Eccentric S: Sympathy Seeking

    • B. 

      F: Friendly U: Upbeat M: Mellow E: Energetic S: Spontaneous

    • C. 

      F: Fearless U: Unresponsive to Emotions M: Memory Deficient E: Empathetic S: Stimulation Seeking

    • D. 

      F: Fearless U: Unresponsive to Pain M: Muscular/Mesomorphic E: Empathy Deficient S: Stimulation Seeking

  • 4. 
    Which personality disorder has a strong relationship to schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Schizotypal

    • B. 

      Paranoid

    • C. 

      Antisocial

    • D. 

      Schizoid

  • 5. 
    What is the definition of personality?
    • A. 

      The way someone treats other people and is unstable across time and situations

    • B. 

      A complex pattern of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that is stable across time and situations

    • C. 

      A complex pattern of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that is unstable across time and situations

    • D. 

      The way someone treats other people and is stable across time and situations

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a theory of borderline PD?
    • A. 

      Emotional dysregulation

    • B. 

      Physical/sexual abuse

    • C. 

      Poor self confidence

    • D. 

      Low levels of arousability

    • E. 

      Unable to integrate positive/negative

  • 7. 
    _____ personality disorder includes rapidly shifting moods, unstable relationships, and intense need for attention and approval; dramatic, seductive behavior.
  • 8. 
    Agnosia is ____________________.
  • 9. 
    Most people with antisocial PD seek treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    _____ is the inability to carry out motor activities despite intact motor function and _____ is language disturbance. 
    • A. 

      Agnosia; apraxia

    • B. 

      Aphasia; apraxia

    • C. 

      Apraxia; agnosia

    • D. 

      Apraxia; aphasia

  • 11. 
    _____ personality disorder is demonstrated by a pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and a fear of being criticized, which lead to the avoidance of social interactions and nervousness.
  • 12. 
    Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is another name for obsessive-compulsive disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    _____ personality disorder is demonstrated by a pattern of submissive and clinging behavior related to and excessive need to be taken care of, and leading to high levels of dependence on others.
  • 14. 
    _____ personality disorder is demonstrated by a pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, extreme perfectionism, and control, leading to emotional constriction, rigidity in one's activities and relationships, and anxiety about even minor disruptions in one's routines.