Psychopathology: Symptoms And Personality Traits! Trivia Facts Quiz

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This is a Psychopathology quiz which tests your understanding of some of the symptoms and personality traits that a patient is checked for before diagnosis is made. Take up the quiz below and get to test your understanding of some of the facts surrounding this study and what you as an aspiring doctor, should check in a patient. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Excessive depression, 6 mths or more. With anxiety, fatigue, weakness, exhaustion, no sleep, worthless, guilty, no specific cause reasonable level of functioning
    • A. 

      Double Blind

    • B. 

      Neurotic Depression

    • C. 

      Diathesis-Stress Theory

    • D. 

      Process Schizophrenia

  • 2. 
    Real physical illness caused by emotional factors Needs physical and psychological treatment. Usually involves a single organ system, From stress, conflicts, attitudes, conditioning. Needs relaxation, reconditioning therapy.
    • A. 

      Involutional Melancholia

    • B. 

      Unipolar Depression

    • C. 

      Affective disorders

    • D. 

      Psychosomatic Illness

  • 3. 
    Dominant personality traits that are maladaptive to society, Not a reaction to stress. Not a defense mechanism. Deeply ingrained habit.
    • A. 

      Impotency

    • B. 

      Frigidity

    • C. 

      Affective disorders

    • D. 

      Personality Disorder

  • 4. 
    Apparent agreement but passive resistance through procrastination, Manipulates others. Great dependency needs, Afraid to express anger. Blocks any discussion since they agree. Comes from faulty development.
    • A. 

      Passive-Aggressive Personality

    • B. 

      Sexual Deviant

    • C. 

      Drug Addicts

    • D. 

      Antabuse

  • 5. 
    Called sociopaths. Also borderline personality. Pleasure oriented. Hedonistic. Indifferent to others needs. Exploit others. Selfish. Manipulative. No guilt.
    • A. 

      Antisocial Personality

    • B. 

      Antabuse

    • C. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • D. 

      Passive-Aggressive Personality

  • 6. 
    Holds values that conflict with society. Called cultural deviants. Example-juvenile delinquents.
    • A. 

      Passive-Aggressive Personality

    • B. 

      Antisocial Personality

    • C. 

      borderline personality

    • D. 

      Dissocial Personality

  • 7. 
    The excessive drinker is dependent on alcohol. Interfaces with performance. In all social classes and groups. Health and social problem. Long term use—brain damage, liver, TB.
    • A. 

      Alcoholic

    • B. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • C. 

      Drug Addicts

    • D. 

      Sexual Deviant

  • 8. 
    What is phase one of an alcoholic?
    • A. 

      Chronic—long binges; anxiety of problems—escape

    • B. 

      Pre-alcoholic-social drinking

    • C. 

      Crucial—losses control overdrinking

    • D. 

      Prodromal—drinks in AM, blackouts

  • 9. 
    Phase 2 of an alcoholic.
    • A. 

      Crucial—losses control overdrinking

    • B. 

      Prodromal - drinks in the AM, Blackouts

    • C. 

      Pre-alcoholic—social drinking

    • D. 

      Chronic—long binges; anxiety of problems—escape

  • 10. 
    Phase 4 of an alcoholic.
    • A. 

      Prodromal—drinks in AM, blackouts

    • B. 

      Chronic - Long binges; Aniexty of problems-escape

    • C. 

      Crucial-losses control overdrinking

    • D. 

      Pre-alcoholic—social drinking

  • 11. 
    Phase 3 of an alcoholic.
    • A. 

      Pre-alcoholic—social drinking

    • B. 

      Crucial-losses control overdrinking

    • C. 

      Chronic—long binges; anxiety of problems—escape

    • D. 

      Prodromal—drinks in AM, blackout

  • 12. 
    Each addict introduces an average of six others to drugs, Decreases tension, Increases euphoria, One needs increases dosages=tolerance, Overdoses are common, Withdrawal causes illness.  
    • A. 

      Drug Addicts

    • B. 

      Alcohilics

    • C. 

      Antabuse

    • D. 

      Sexual Deviant

  • 13. 
    Any method of obtaining sexual satisfaction that is disapproved of by the community. The normal sexual activity carried out in extraordinary anti-social conditions—rape, prostitution, promiscuity. Inappropriate sexual objects.
    • A. 

      Drug Addicts

    • B. 

      Methadone

    • C. 

      Sexual Deviant

    • D. 

      Sexual dysfunctions

  • 14. 
    Not for sex, for power, revenge, anger, do not learn from punishment; the people deserve it; they’re teaching a lesson.
    • A. 

      Sexual dysfunctions

    • B. 

      Rape

    • C. 

      Sexual Deviant

    • D. 

      Sexual deficiencies

  • 15. 
    Include sexual deficiencies of activity or desire.
    • A. 

      Sexual dysfunctions

    • B. 

      Sexual Deviant

    • C. 

      Rape

  • 16. 
    Lack of enjoyment.
    • A. 

      Impotency

    • B. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • C. 

      Frigidity

    • D. 

      Borderline personality

  • 17. 
    Inability
    • A. 

      Borderline personality

    • B. 

      Frigidity

    • C. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • D. 

      Impotency

  • 18. 
    Gross distortions of reality, Cannot differentiate between reality and fantasy. Hallucinations and delusions, Lose conscious control of thoughts, feelings, actions. Bizarre behavior.
    • A. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Psychosis

    • D. 

      Affective disorders

  • 19. 
    Occurs during holidays, pleasant weather and the first day of spring.
    • A. 

      Sucide

    • B. 

      Affective disorders

    • C. 

      Psychosis

    • D. 

      Dissocial Personality

  • 20. 
    Both genetic and environmental.
    • A. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • B. 

      Affective disorders

    • C. 

      Sucide

    • D. 

      Manic Depression

  • 21. 
    Depression-alternating severe depression and deep optimism, hyperactive. 10-15% Risk of suicide during a switchover.
    • A. 

      Unipolar

    • B. 

      Sucidic

    • C. 

      Manic-Depression=Bipolar

    • D. 

      Dissocial Personality

  • 22. 
    Fantasies. Not enough energy to commit suicide. Spontaneous remission even without treatment -2yrs. Self-limiting. Treatment decreases suffering.
    • A. 

      Unipolar

    • B. 

      Manic Depression

    • C. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • D. 

      Sucide

  • 23. 
    Depression associated with aging, deterioration, limited usefulness. Suicide high. Women 45-60 yrs. Men 50-65 yrs.  
    • A. 

      Dissocial Personality

    • B. 

      Involutional Melancholia

    • C. 

      Manic Depression

    • D. 

      Unipolar

  • 24. 
    Disturbances in thought and emotion, withdrawal from interpersonal relations, flattened emotions or extreme emotions or inappropriate emotions.
    • A. 

      Depersonalization

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Reactive Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Process Schizophrenia

  • 25. 
    No personal identity.
    • A. 

      Depersonalization

    • B. 

      Process Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Reactive Schizophrenia

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