Important Quiz Questions On Psychopathology!

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Important Quiz Questions On Psychopathology!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Axis I condition?
    • A. 

      Major Depression

    • B. 

      Borderline Personality

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Panic Disorder

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Axis II condition?
    • A. 

      Bipolar Personality Disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic Personality Disorder

    • C. 

      Mental Retardation

    • D. 

      Antisocial Personality Disorder

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Axis III Condition?
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Alcohol Dependence

    • C. 

      Growth Hormone Deficiency

    • D. 

      Fibromyalsia

  • 4. 
    Axis IV is often used to describe...
    • A. 

      The primary clinical focus

    • B. 

      The medical conditions that impact the primary diagnosis

    • C. 

      The global assessment of functioning

    • D. 

      The psychosocial and environmental stressors

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT true of Axis V?
    • A. 

      Provides the Global Assessment of Functioning

    • B. 

      Uses a scale from 0 - 100 to describe the social, occupational and psychological functioning of an individual

    • C. 

      Does not include impairment in functioning due to physical or environmental limitations

    • D. 

      A score of "0" indicates serious suicidal acts with clear expectation of death

  • 6. 
     Which of the following is NOT method to define psychopathology?
    • A. 

      Measuring the Intelligence Quotient

    • B. 

      Assessing for distress or impairment

    • C. 

      Observing maladaptive behavior

    • D. 

      Determining deviation from statistical norm

  • 7. 
    The DSM IV TR classifies mental disorders on the basis of...
    • A. 

      Causes

    • B. 

      Symptoms

    • C. 

      Behavior alone

    • D. 

      Level of dysfunction

  • 8. 
    Which approach is used by the DSM-IV-TR to describe a person's condition?
    • A. 

      Multidimensional Classification

    • B. 

      Diathesis Model

    • C. 

      Multiaxial Classification System

    • D. 

      Triage Approach

  • 9. 
    Which terms are used to determine severity in a DSM diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Low, Medium, High

    • B. 

      Mild, Moderate, Severe

    • C. 

      Superficial, Typical, Intense

    • D. 

      Level I, Level II, Level III

  • 10. 
    Comorbidity, as used by the DSM-IV-TR, is best explained as
    • A. 

      Death often occurs in people suffering from two or more disorders

    • B. 

      Depression often occurs in conjunction with most other diagnoses

    • C. 

      Disorders are often accompanied by fear of death

    • D. 

      Differentially defined disorders can occur together

  • 11. 
    Joshua was given a diagnosis of ADHD and Major Depressive Disorder.  ADHD is the diagnosis that underlies his challenges in completing work assignments and is the reason for his on-going vocational therapy.  Therefore, ADHD is considered the
    • A. 

      Principal Diagnosis

    • B. 

      Provisional Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Deferred Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Secondary Clinical Diagnosis

  • 12. 
    Severe impairment and delays in social skills, communication and behavior in a 4 year old, would likely lead to a diagnosis in which category?
    • A. 

      Learning Disorders

    • B. 

      Pervasive Developmental Disorders

    • C. 

      Personality Disorders

    • D. 

      Conduct Disorders

  • 13. 
    Freida shared that she was hospitalized for homicidal and suicidal thoughts last month and has come to you with symptoms of a Major Depressive Episode. Records from the hospital document a history of both, depressive and hypomanic episodes. Which diagnosis will she likely have? 
    • A. 

      Bipolar II Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed

    • B. 

      Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Hypomanic

    • C. 

      Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed

    • D. 

      Bipolar II Disorder, Most Recent Episode Hypomanic

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a symptom of mania?
    • A. 

      Euphoria

    • B. 

      Decreased Self-Esteem

    • C. 

      Pressured speech

    • D. 

      Increased Activity

  • 15. 
    Jonie's Mother recently passed away and she is often seen crying.  She has lost 10 pounds in 2 weeks and her grades have gone down significantly as reported by several teachers.  She complains that life is not worth living and hopes to see her mother in her next life. Her symptoms appear to be consistent with her culture's understanding of the grieving process and you therefore give her a diagnosis of
    • A. 

      Dysthymia

    • B. 

      Major Depressive Disorder

    • C. 

      Uncomplicated Bereavement

    • D. 

      Mood Disorder, NOS