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  • 1. 

    Choose the best definition for Antisocial Personality Disorder.

    • A.

      A pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.

    • B.

      A pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.

    • C.

      A pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathy

    • D.

      A pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.

    Correct Answer
    B. A pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.
  • 2. 

    Choose the best definition of Borderline Personality Disorder.

    • A.

      A pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.

    • B.

      A pattern of submissive and clinging behavior related to an excessive need to be taken care of.

    • C.

      A pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathy.

    • D.

      A pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking.

    Correct Answer
    A. A pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity. This definition accurately describes Borderline Personality Disorder, which is characterized by difficulties in maintaining stable and healthy relationships, a distorted and unstable self-image, intense and fluctuating emotions, and impulsive behaviors. Individuals with this disorder often struggle with regulating their emotions and may engage in self-destructive behaviors as a result.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the best definition for Histrionic Personality Disorder.

    • A.

      A pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathy.

    • B.

      A pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.

    • C.

      A pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.

    • D.

      A pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking.

    Correct Answer
    D. A pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking.
  • 4. 

    True or False: Narcissistic personality disorder is a pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Narcissistic personality disorder is actually characterized by a pattern of grandiosity, a need for admiration, and a lack of empathy for others. While individuals with this disorder may exhibit disregard for others, it is not specifically focused on violating the rights of others.

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  • 5. 

    True or False: Avoidant Personality Disorder is a pattern social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Avoidant Personality Disorder is characterized by a pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation. Individuals with this disorder tend to avoid social interactions and fear rejection or criticism. They often have low self-esteem and perceive themselves as socially inept. This pattern of behavior and thinking can significantly impact their daily functioning and relationships. Therefore, the statement that Avoidant Personality Disorder involves social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation is true.

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  • 6. 

    True or False: Dependent Personality Disorder is a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Dependent Personality Disorder is not characterized by a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity. Instead, it is characterized by an excessive need to be taken care of, leading to submissive and clinging behavior, fear of separation, and difficulty making decisions without reassurance from others.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the best definition for Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD).

    • A.

      A pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.

    • B.

      A pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking.

    • C.

      A pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and control

    • D.

      A pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.

    Correct Answer
    C. A pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and control
    Explanation
    Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is characterized by a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and control. Individuals with OCPD often have a strong need for things to be done in a specific way and may have difficulty delegating tasks to others. They strive for perfection and may become excessively focused on details. This pattern of behavior can interfere with their ability to complete tasks efficiently and can cause distress in their personal and professional relationships.

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