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chapter 1 quiz–AB PSYCH

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These medications lift the mood of depressed people.
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antidepressants
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Early Egyptian, Chinese, and Hebrew writings all account for abnormal behavior as the result of:
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possession of demons
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He stated that all forms of therapy have three key features.
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Frank
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While there are numerous definitions of abnormality, MOST definitions share the following features: deviance, distress, danger, and:
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dysfunction
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If you decide to stand on your desk when your professor is lecturing, your conduct would be outside the stated:
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norms
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Before the 1950s, psychotherapy was offered only by:
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psychiatrists
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Eileen has chosen not to get married, have children, and lives with ten dogs. She rarely goes out, yet she does not bother anyone. This is considered an example of:
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eccentricity
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By the end of the nineteenth century, the moral treatment movement declined due to all of the following EXCEPT:
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increased recovery rates
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Who made humane care of those with mental disorders a public and political concern in the United States?
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Dix
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He stated that “therapists are not in agreement as to their goals or aims…. It seems as though the field is completely chaotic and divided.”
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Rogers
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This is the examination of the impact of culture, race, gender, and similar factors on our behaviors and focuses on how such factors may influence abnormal behavior.
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multicultural psychology
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Which is NOT an essential feature of therapy?
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The sufferer seeks advice from friends and/or family
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This practice was begun in the 1960s to release hundreds of thousands of patients from public mental hospitals.
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deinstitutionalization
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On any given day, at least _____ individuals with severe psychological disturbances are homeless.
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100,000
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In any given year, as many as _____ percent of the adults and _____ percent of the children and adolescents in the United States display serious psychological disturbances and are in need of clinical treatment.
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30; 19
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He is often called the father of modern medicine.
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hippocrates
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Rico’s family celebrates Dia de los Muertos on November 1 by remembering family members who are no longer living. This is an example of one’s:
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culture
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Maria obsesses for hours over her hair and make-up in the morning. She has been fired from two jobs in the past four months, as she cannot get to work on time. This is an example of which of the four D’s?
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dysfunction
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Eileen has chosen not to get married, have children, and lives with ten dogs. She rarely goes out, yet she does not bother anyone. This is considered an example of:
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eccentricity
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As the chief physician at a Paris asylum, he believed that patients were sick people whose illnesses should be treated with sympathy and kindness.
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pinel