What Do You Know About To Abnormal Child Psychology?

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Abnormal Child Psychology is the study of psychopathology in children and adolescents. It is a study made by the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. How much do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the first half of the 20th century, most children with mental disorders were:
    • A. 

      Institutionalized

    • B. 

      Treated with behavior therapy

    • C. 

      Treated with psychoanalysis

    • D. 

      Overlooked

  • 2. 
    Psychological disorders are defined as patterns of behavioral, cognitive, emotional, or physical symptoms, which are associated with: 
    • A. 

      Distress

    • B. 

      Disability

    • C. 

      Dysfunction

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    In contrast to adults, abnormality in children is often described in terms of: 
    • A. 

      Distress

    • B. 

      Relationships

    • C. 

      Increased risk

    • D. 

      Disability

  • 4. 
    To determine a child’s competencies, it is useful to have some knowledge about child developmental norms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mark all of the examples of resiliency.
    • A. 

      Strong self confidence

    • B. 

      Avoiding risky situations

    • C. 

      Using drugs

    • D. 

      Not talking about your problems

    • E. 

      Playing in extra-curricular sports

  • 6. 
    The definition of a risk factor is something protects a child from developing a disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
     What characteristics of a child place him or her at risk for developing a psychological disorder?