Test Answers on Abnormal Psychology Flashcards

Chapter 15 Goal Setting – Sport Psychology

It is recommended that appropriate goals be short term or long term goals? a combination of short- and long- term goals Focusing on performance (as opposed to outcome goals) during competition has been shown to be associated with _____ anxiety and _____ performance. less anxiety and superior performance Which of the following (according to research […]

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Chapter 13 Ap Psychology Terms

biomedical therapy treatment that focuses on alternating the brain, especially with drugs, psychosurgery, or electroconvulsive therapy paraprofessional individual who has received on the job training in mental health treatment in lieu of graduate education and full professional certification psychological therapy therapy based on psychological principles rather than on the biomedical approach therapeutic alliance the relationship […]

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ABNORMAL CHAP. 6

poor health is BEST described as a stressor Having to walk the dog several times a day when it is raining is an example of a stressor In the face of fear a person is unable to concentrate and develops a distorted view of the world. This person is showing which of the following fear […]

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ABNORMAL CHAP. 5

fear differs from anxiety in that fear is to a specific threat and anxiety is more general Which of the following is an anxiety disorder? Obsessive Compulsive Disorver Raphael was just outside the parking garage of the World Trade Center when the explosion occurred. At the time he was terrified and had visions of the […]

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abnormal psyc chapter 2

Research systematic search for facts through the use of careful observations and investigations It is the key to accuracy in all fields but it is particularly important in the field of abnormal psychology Theories and treatments that seem reasonable and effective in individual instances may prove disastrous when widely applied Only by fully testing a […]

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Reflection Essay on Abnormal Practice Exam 1

While psychoanalytic and humanistic models assume that abnormality lies within the individual, ________ models assume that abnormal behavior must be understood in a larger context outside of the individual. A.socioenvironmental B.sociocultural C.sociopathic D.phenomenological sociocultural According to Freud’s theory, the id is A.located at the conscious level of awareness. B.the source of basic drives and of […]

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AP Psychology – Unit 6 – Learning

Classical Conditioning Learning through association, a tendency to connect events that occur together in time and space. *A stimulus elicits a response* Ivan Pavlov The Russian Psychologist who discovered classical conditioning on accident; he was just measuring how much dogs salivated. US – Unconditioned Stimulus A stimulus that naturally and automatically triggers a response. (Dog […]

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Mod 44: Psychology Final Flashcards

Unconsciously mimicking those around us is known as ___. the chameleon effect Adjusting one’s behavior or thinking toward a group standard is called ___. conformity Using the Asch procedure, conformity to group adjustments would be LEAST likely when ___. participants are not observed by other group members when giving their answers Which of the following […]

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Test Answers on Psychology Chapter 5

Learning Any relatively permanent change on behavior brought about by experience or practice. Relatively permanent = because part of the brain is physically changed to record what you’ve learned. Maturation change in brain due to biology; not experience. Once maturation has been reached, then practice and experience play their important part, but practice alone does […]

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Psychology Chapter 1 Critical Analysis

psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Let’s consider the three key terms in this definition: science, behavior, and mental processes. Psychology certainly includes the study of therapy and psychological disorders. By definition, though, psychology is a much more general science, practiced in several environments in addition to clinical settings. science psychology […]

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Psychology Ch. 6 Test Answers

When Tobias passed his driver’s exam, the song Fire and Rain by James Taylor was playing on the radio. Now, whenever Tobias hears this sad song, he feels joyous. Tobias’s joyful reaction to the sad song can be classified as a(n) conditioned response Laura watched a public service announcement to curb smoking in which a […]

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Skin, Hair, Nails: Abnormalities

Hemangioma bright red, raised lesion usually present @ birth; typically fades by age 10; 2-10cm Port-wine Stain red-to-purple, flat, irregularly shaped lesion present on face @ birth but does not fade Spider Angioma flat, bright red dot w/ radiating blood vessels; blanches w/ pressure; 2cm or less Venous Lake flat, blue lesion w/ radiating veins; […]

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US to 1877. Chapters 5-8: Robert Shurtleff of Massachusetts, Colonial Settlers and Indians

Members of the 18th century Southern gentry typically gambled, entertained lavishly, and cultivated a life of leisurely pursuits The defining feature of the southern colonies in the 18th century was slavery During the 18th century, colonists in America thought of themselves as both British subjects and colonists In colonial America, deists were usually educated and […]

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Abnormal Phsych Post Test Chapter 12

question Which of the following individuals coined the term dementia praecox, which meant “premature loss of mind”? answer Emil Kraepelin Kraepelin took the term from Benedict Morel’s use of the words “déménce” and “précoce.” question Bleuler described the underlying behaviors of schizophrenia as the destruction of the forces that connect one function to the next. […]

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Unity and Division Unit Test 88%

question Read the excerpt from President Reagan’s Address at Moscow State University. Some people, even in my own country, look at the riot of experiment that is the free market and see only waste. What of all the entrepreneurs that fail? Well, many do, particularly the successful ones; often several times. And if you ask […]

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Abnormal Chapter 4(first draft)

question fear answer The central nervous system’s physiological and emotional response to a serious threat to one’s well-being. question anxiety answer The central nervous system’s physiological and emotional response to a vague sense of threat or danger. question client-centered therapy answer The humanistic therapy developed by Carl Rogers in which clinicians try to help clients […]

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Abnormal Chapter 13

question if someone had a sexual dysfunction, we know that this person would not be having difficulty in which of the following phases of 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 […]

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AS: Chapter 2: Models of Abnormality

question Model answer A set of assumptions and concepts that help scientists explain and interpret observations. Also called a paradigm. question Neuron answer A nerve cell question Synapse answer The tiny space between the nerve ending of one neuron and the dendrite of another. question Neurotransmitter answer A chemical that, released by one neuron, crosses […]

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Abnormal psyc

question Which of the following is one of the criteria stated by the mental health community for a diagnosis of psychological disorder? answer the individual must be engaging in behavior that present the risk of death, hospitalization, or incarceration. question Calvin works at a paper manufacturing company. The bleaching agents used by the company are […]

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Abnormal: Treatments of Mood Disorders

question Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT): answer A treatment for unipolar depression that is based on the belief that clarifying and changing one’s interpersonal problems will help lead to recovery. question Couple therapy: answer A therapy format in which the therapist works with two people who share a long-term relationship question Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): answer A form […]

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Abnormal Ch. 3

question Sara is conducting a clinical assessment using methods that assess her client’s personality and probes for unconscious conflicts. Sara is most likely a _____ clinician. answer psychodynamic question _____ tests require that clients interpret vague stimuli, such as inkblots or ambiguous pictures, or follow open-ended instructions to draw a person, place, or tree. answer […]

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