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QUIZ 1 AB-PSYCH (Ch.1&3)

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Immigration trends and differences in birthrates among minority groups in the United States have caused psychological treatment to become more:
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multicultural`
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Which is NOT a characteristic of eccentrics noted by researchers in the field?
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having a diagnosable mental illness
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Hippocrates believed that treatment for mental disorders should involve:
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bringing the four body humors back into balance.
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Drugs designed to decrease extremely confused and distorted thinking are termed
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antipsychotic
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The MOST accurate summary of the field of abnormal psychology at the present time is that clinical psychologists generally:
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do not accept one definition of abnormality and practice more than one form of treatment.
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Bernheim and Liébault used hypnotic suggestion to induce hysterical disorders in “normal” people, providing support for which perspective of abnormality?
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psychogenic
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Which feature is NOT common in managed care programs?
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patient choice in number of therapy sessions
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Tarantism and lycanthropy are examples of:
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mass madness.
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Efforts to help people develop personally meaningful activities and healthy relationships are a part of
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the clinical practice of positive psychology
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Which statement is NOT a reason that demonology dominated views of abnormality in Europe in the Middle Ages?
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The culture rejected religious beliefs
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In science, the perspectives used to explain phenomena are known as
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paradigms
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In mindfulness-based therapy techniques, you would be MOST likely to find clients
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letting their thoughts flow, without judgment
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Which one of the following forms of therapy would you NOT currently expect to find in cybertherapy
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use of tweet therapy
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“When I was young, I met a large dog. I wasn’t afraid of the dog, but as I tried to pet it, the dog snarled and jumped at me. I have been afraid of dogs ever since.” A therapist who assumes that this sentence describes a phobia acquired from classical conditioning MOST likely favors which model of abnormality?
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behavioral
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The diathesis-stress model of abnormality emphasizes that
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abnormality arises from an interaction between predisposition and stress.