Psychological Disorders/ Guided Lecture Questions 1

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Psychological Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The diathesis-stress model views psychological disorders as arising from a genetic predisposition to develop a disorder that is influenced by environmental stress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The DSM-IV-TR, which is is used to identify, classify, and treat psychological disorder is broken into 5 axis's. Clinical syndromes are included on axis __________.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      V

  • 3. 
    A type of anxiety disorder that is characterized by nonspecific, unexplainable apprehension that seems to persist in most situations is called
    • A. 

      Panic disorder

    • B. 

      OCD

    • C. 

      Phobias

    • D. 

      Generalized anxiety disorder

    • E. 

      PTSD

  • 4. 
    As a response to a traumatic experience, a person is experiencing reoccurring nightmares and is having trouble distinguishing between past events and present situations. This could be an indication of ________________.
  • 5. 
    When a person has too much of the neurotransmitter GABA, an inhibitor of the rain then that person could experience anxiety disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A less severe case of major depressive disorder that allow the person to function, but may persist for several years is called:
    • A. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

    • B. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • C. 

      OCD

    • D. 

      Dysthymic disorder

    • E. 

      Bipolar II disorder

  • 7. 
    Low levels of serotonin, norepinephrine, and _________________, which is a neurtransmitter linked to pleasure are present with people who experience depression.
  • 8. 
    A person who experiences two or more distinct personalities, each with no memory of the other, then this person may be experiencing:
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • C. 

      Major depression

    • D. 

      Phobia

    • E. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

  • 9. 
    A person who saw a very traumatic accident has suddenly lost the ability to see. Doctors cannot find a physical cause for his sudden blindness. This may be considered
    • A. 

      Scizophrenia

    • B. 

      Major depression

    • C. 

      Conversion disorder

    • D. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • E. 

      Seasonal affective disorder

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