Please enter something

Abnormal Psych. 13

question

A paraphilia:
answer

Is a response to a socially inappropriate object or situation
question

If someone felt assigned to the wrong sex and identified with the other gender, that person would MOST likely receive a diagnosis of:
answer

Gender dysphoria
question

If someone had a sexually dysfunction, we know that this person would not be having difficulty in which of the following phases of the sexual response cycle?
answer

Resolution
question

A man who has never been able to achieve or maintain an erection for sexual intercourse would MOST likely be diagnosed with what type of erectile disorder?
answer

Lifelong
question

If an individual had experienced normal sexual functioning for years and gradually developed a problem with becoming aroused under any conditions, the type of dysfunction would be:
answer

Acquired and generalized
question

If a woman had never experienced normal sexual functioning with her husband and had a problem with becoming aroused with him, but found she could be aroused with other men, the type of dysfunction would be:
answer

Lifelong and situational
question

According to Masters and Johnson, the resolution phase is more gradual and less sudden in women when:
answer

They do not experience orgasm
question

Hypoactive sexual desire may include all of the following EXCEPT:
answer

Finding sexual activity repulsive
question

Some individuals experience a normal interest in sex but choose not to engage in sexual relations. Such people would be diagnosed with:
answer

No sexual dysfunction
question

A woman who experiences little sexual response to erotic cues and physical stimulation is MOST likely experiencing:
answer

Sexual interest/arousal disorder
question

Which hormone can cause decreased sexual desire when present in either low or high levels?
answer

Estrogen
question

Which of the following drugs, used at low level, may raise the sex drive?
answer

Alcohol
question

If a therapist were seeing patients for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire, the therapist would be MOST likely to find which of the following disorders as well?
answer

Depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder
question

If grandma is 90 and healthy, what is the percent chance she still masturbates at least occasionally?
answer

Over 20 percent
question

If grandpa is 90 and healthy, what is the percent chance he still masturbates at least occasionally?
answer

Over 40 percent
question

The following are all examples of sociocultural causes of hypoactive sexual disorder EXCEPT:
answer

Pain medication
question

A recently married, physically healthy man expresses great love for his new spouse, yet feels almost no sexual desire for her. One likely cause of his condition is:
answer

Belief in a cultural double standard about women
question

In males, the penis becomes erect during which phase of the sexual response cycle?
answer

Arousal
question

A woman reports having vivid sexual fantasies, yet is unable to experience either clitoral or labial swelling, or vaginal lubrication. The MOST likely diagnosis for this woman would be:
answer

Sexual interest arousal disorder
question

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of female sexual interest arousal disorder?
answer

Inadequate lubrication during sexual activity
question

In looking for a biological cause of an erectile disorder, one would MOST productively look for a:
answer

Vascular problem
question

A person who (unfortunately) had the following disorders-clogged arteries, diabetes, kidney failure-would be at special risk for:
answer

Erectile disorder
question

A man awakens after eight hours of normal sleep, and has an unbroken “snap gauge” band. There’s a good chance that the man has:
answer

A physical basis for this erectile problem
question

According to Masters and Johnson, performance anxiety may result in a man:
answer

Adopting a spectator role during sexual activity
question

Which of the following is a sociocultural cause for male erectile disorder?
answer

Loss of job
question

Which of the following is MOST descriptive of an orgasm?
answer

Muscle contraction
question

A man experiencing the process of erection and partial elevation of the testes is in which stage of sexual response?
answer

Desire
question

In the United States, over the sat several decades, the typical duration of sexual intercourse has:
answer

Decreased, as has the distress of those suffering from early ejaculation
question

William, a 20-year-old who is having his first sexual relationship, has gone to see a sex therapist about a sexual dysfunction problem. What is William MOST likely suffering from?
answer

Delayed early ejaculation
question

Delayed ejaculation appears MOST likely to be caused by disruptions in which of the following?
answer

The neurological system
question

Which of the following statements is MOST accurate about female orgasm?
answer

Women who are comfortable masturbating are more likely to experience orgasm
question

The view that modern researchers hold about clitoral orgasms is that they are:
answer

As healthy as vaginal orgasms
question

In Victorian times, a woman diagnosed as “insane: was presumed to have a dysfunction of her:
answer

Reproductive organs
question

Research shows that parents who want to decreased the likelihood that their young daughters will experience orgasms disorder as adults should:
answer

Be affectionate with each other
question

Women are MORE likely to be orgasmic when they have:
answer

Had a relatively long relationship with their first sex partner
question

Which of the fowl long findings BEST argues against the idea that female orgasmic problems are due to society’s message to women that they should deny their sexuality? Many women with arousal and orgasmic difficulties:
answer

Have a history of rape or child sexual molestation
question

What is thought to be the cause of vaginismus (the involuntary contraction of vaginal muscles)?
answer

Conditioning of a fear response
question

A woman’s dyspareunia is MOST likely caused by:
answer

Some physical condition
question

What is another name for genital pain during sexual activity?
answer

Dyspareunia
question

What problem did early behavioral therapists focus on when treating sexual dysfunction?
answer

Fear
question

If someone receives “modern: sex therapy, chances are that the therapy will:
answer

Center on specific sexual problems
question

The idea that both partners share the accountability for sexual dysfunction is known as:
answer

Mutual responsibility
question

Couples in sex therapy who are working on eliminating the spectator role, are generally advised:
answer

To refrain from having intercourse and focus on other body pleasure instead
question

In therapy, a patient is taught to visualize sexual scenes and uncover any negative emotions that occur. The therapist is using:
answer

Affectual awareness
question

In treating erectile disorder, the “tease” technique involves:
answer

Stimulating the penis, but stimulation is stopped once erection occurs
question

How does Viagra work?
answer

It increases blood flow into the penis
question

Which of the following is the MOST accurate conclusion regarding the use of Viagra and related drugs to treat erectile disorders?
answer

The drugs work about 75 percent of the time and are often given without first assessing what is causing the problem
question

If during intercourse, the female repeatedly stimulates her male partner up to the point when he almost reaches orgasm and then stops, he is probably being treated for:
answer

Early ejaculation
question

A client receives directed masturbation training and self-exploration instruction as part of the client’s sex therapy. MOST likely, the client is a:
answer

Woman being treated for orgasmic disorder
question

Why do people object to the use of Viagra and similar drugs being voluntarily covered by health insurance companies, but fail to object to birth control pills not being covered unless mandated by law?
answer

The reason may be the sexual double standard; sex is OK for men but not for women
question

Which of the following does NOT belong with the others as a treatment for orgasmic dysfunction in women?
answer

Use of the squeeze technique
question

Most sex therapists are uneasy about recent reliance on drug treatments for sexual dysfunctions because:
answer

The integrated approach to therapy might be ignored
question

Most clinicians would agree that paraphilic activities should NOT be considered a disorder when:
answer

The behavior is part of an otherwise typical sex life
question

According to DSM-5, someone who initiates sexual contact with children is:
answer

Experiencing a paraphilia regardless of how troubled the individual may be
question

An anti androgen would be MOST appropriate if a paraphilic disorder is caused by:
answer

An inappropriate sex drive
question

What is the term for the use of and attrition to inanimate objects as a preferred method of achieving sexual excitement?
answer

Fetishism
question

When a detishist imagines the object of the fetish, then immediately imagines an aversive stimulus, the behavioral approach being used is:
answer

Covert senstization
question

A man being treated for a fetish to women’s hats first obtains an erection rom looking at women’s hats, then begins to masturbate while looking at a picture of a nude woman. At the moment of orgasm, he masks sure to be looking at the picture of the nude women. The behavioral approach being used it:
answer

Orgasmic reorientation
question

“Cross-dressing” is another term for:
answer

Transvestic disorder
question

Terry has been diagnosed as having a paraphilia, specifically transvestic fetishism. Terry is MOST likely to be:
answer

Male
question

Which of the following responses from the person he exposed himself to would be at LEAST satisfying to an exhibitionist?
answer

Ignoring the exhibitionist
question

Which of the following thoughts would most likely be MOST arousing to a voyeur in the act of secretly watching a couple have sex?
answer

The people would be humiliated if they knew I was watching
question

During which period does frotteurism typically develop?
answer

Adolescence
question

In the classic type of pedophilic disorder, those MOST at risk are:
answer

Prepubescent boys
question

Recent studies of pedophiles show that:
answer

Most have at least one other psychological disorder
question

The technique of having a client with pedophilia identify situations in which he performs inappropriate behavior and then teaching him more appropriate coping strategies is called:
answer

Relapse-prevention training
question

Autoerotic asphyxia is a fatal side effect of:
answer

A masochistic practice
question

While inflicting pain, perhaps unintentionally, on an animal or person, a teenage may become sexually aroused and later turn out to be a sadist. The theory that BEST describes this example of the development of sadism is:
answer

Behavioral
question

A man who is biologically masculine but considers himself a woman and would like to live as a woman is:
answer

Transgendered
question

What is the MOST common outcome of gender dysphoria in childhood?
answer

It disappears by adolescence or adulthood
question

Which of the following pains are MOST analogous (comparable)?
answer

Female-to-male gender dysphoria and male-to-female gender dysphoria: androphilic type
question

What do androphilia and autogynephilia have in common?
answer

Those who are diagnosed are genetically male
question

Who is MOST likely to receive phalloplasty?
answer

Someone experiencing gender identity disorder