Psychology Chapter 14 & 16

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Test 5 of psychology in action textbook


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Abnormal Behavior is....
    • A. 

      Patterns of behavior when someone is angry

    • B. 

      Patterns of emotion, thought, & action considered pathological for one or more reasons

    • C. 

      Physical appearance is altered when by behavior

    • D. 

      Extremely unobtainable child

  • 2. 
    What are Culture-General Symptoms?
    • A. 

      Illnesses identified in different countries

    • B. 

      The world universal symptoms of disorders

    • C. 

      People who are from different countries with disorders

    • D. 

      Shared symptoms across cultures

  • 3. 
    Which one of these are NOT culture-gereral symptoms of mental health?
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Personal Worries

    • C. 

      Can get good grades in school

    • D. 

      Restless

    • E. 

      Low spirits

  • 4. 
    Modern Psychology is...
    • A. 

      The study of mental health of the current decade

    • B. 

      Includes seven major perspectives on abnormal behavior

    • C. 

      People who are studied for mental health

    • D. 

      Blocked personal growth

  • 5. 
    What is Groupthink?
    • A. 

      When a group thinks together

    • B. 

      When ask to work on mental health with a group of researchers

    • C. 

      Faulty decision making occurring when a highly cohesive group seeks agreement & avoid inconsistent information.

    • D. 

      The process of solving problems in a group

  • 6. 
    Agression is...
    • A. 

      When you get mad and fight

    • B. 

      When anger is over run by your emotions

    • C. 

      When people get mad

    • D. 

      Any behavior intended to harm someone

  • 7. 
    Interpersonal Attraction is...
    • A. 

      Positive feelings toward another

    • B. 

      When you fall in love

    • C. 

      When you are asked to be someones friend

    • D. 

      When you are attracted to porno

  • 8. 
    What is Romantic Love?
    • A. 

      When you have sex with someone

    • B. 

      When people fall in love

    • C. 

      Erotic attraction with future expectations

    • D. 

      When you are attracted to the opposite sex

  • 9. 
    What is companionate love?
    • A. 

      Long lasting sex

    • B. 

      Lasting attraction based on trust, caring, tolerance, & friendship

    • C. 

      Being married for more then 10 years

    • D. 

      Long term partner

  • 10. 
    Comformity is....
    • A. 

      Aggression towards other

    • B. 

      Making people listen to you

    • C. 

      The use of profanity

    • D. 

      Changing behavior because of real or imagined group pressure

  • 11. 
    What is Obedience?
    • A. 

      Following direct commands, usually from an authority figure

    • B. 

      When someone is over weight

    • C. 

      When someone does not listen to authority

    • D. 

      People that discriminate against obese people

  • 12. 
    1. What is Attidue?
    • A. 

      When you get smart with you parents

    • B. 

      Learned predisposition respond cognitively, effectively, & behaviorally to a particular object

    • C. 

      When people don't want to do something

    • D. 

      Getting mad

  • 13. 
    Social Psychology is...
    • A. 

      Study of how other people influence our thoughts, feelings, and actions,

    • B. 

      The study of talking

    • C. 

      When people talk to each other

    • D. 

      Peer pressure

  • 14. 
    What is Attribution? 
    • A. 

      Contributing to how we act

    • B. 

      Help pressure someone

    • C. 

      Explanation for the cause of behaviors or events

    • D. 

      Never following directions

  • 15. 
    What is personality disorder?
    • A. 

      Having multiple personalities

    • B. 

      Inflexible, maladapitve personality traits causing significant impairment of social & occupational functioning.

    • C. 

      Never having a steady mood

    • D. 

      Believing that you are someone else

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