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Jordan Bauer chapter 13
chapter 13
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Psychology
05/09/2008

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Joe has an intense, irrational fear of snakes. He is suffering from a(n):
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phobia
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As a child, Monica was critized severly by her mother for not living up to her expectations. This criticism was always followed by a beating with a whip. As an adult, Monica is generally introverted and shy. Sometimes she acts like a young child, throwing tantrums if she doesn't get her way. At other times she is happy and outgoing. Monia suffers from:
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dissociative identity disorder
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Bob has never been able to keep a job. He has been and out of jail for theft, sexual assult, and spousal abuse. Bob would most likely be diagnosed as having:
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antisocial personality
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Julia's psychologist believes that Julias fear of heights can be traced to a conditional fear she developed after falling from a ladder. This explanation reflects a ____ perspective.
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learning
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Before he can study, Rashid must arrange his books, pencils and other items on his desk. The counselor suggets that his cupulsive behavior may help alleviate his anxiety about failing in school, which reinforces the compulsive actions. This explanation of obsessive behavior is most consisten with which perspective?
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learning
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Sharon is continually tense, jittery, and apprehensive for no specific reason. She would probably be diagnosed as suffering a(n):
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gerneralized anxiety
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Jason is so preoccupied with staying clearn that he showers as any as 10 times per day. Jason would be diagnosed as suffering from a(n):
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OCD
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Although she escaped from war-torn Bosnia two years ago, Zen still as haunting memories and nightmares. Because she is also severly depressed, her therapist diagnosed he condition as:
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post-traumatic stress disorder
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Claiming that she heard a voice commanding her to warn other people that eating is harmful, and she tries to convience others of this. The psychiatrist to whom she is referred finds that sandys thinking and speech are often fragmental and incoherent. In addition, sandy has an unreasonable fear that someone is out to get her. Her condition is:
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schizophrenia
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Irene occasionaly experiences unpredictable episodes of intense dread accompanied by chest pains and a sensation of smothering. Since her symptoms have no apparent cause, they would probably be classified as indicative of:
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panic attack
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To which of the following is a person most likely to acquire a phobia?
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heights
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Dr. Jerry whose second personality was Mr. Hyde, had a(n)_____disorder.
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dissociative
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For the past 6 months, a woman has complained of feelings isolated from others, dissatified with life, and discouraged about the future. This woman could be diagnosed as suffering from:
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major depressive disorder
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On Monday, Matt felt optimistic, gnergetic, and on top of the world. On Tuesday, he felt hopeless and lethargic, and thought that the future looked very grim. Matt would most likely be diagnosed as having:
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bipolar disorder
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Connies therapist has suggested that her depression stems from unresolved anger toward her parents. Evidently, Connie's therapist is working within the ____ perspective.
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psychoanalytic
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Kens therapist suggests that his depression is a result of his self-defeating thoughts and negative assumptions about himself, his siituation, and his future. Evidently, Kens therapist is working within the____perspective.
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social-cognitive
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Alicias doctor, who thinks that her depression has a biochemical cause, presribes a drug that:
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increases norepinephrine
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Wayne's doctor attempts to help Wayne by prescribing a drug that blocks receptors for dopamine. Wayne has apparently been diagnosed with:

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schizophrenia
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13 year old Ronald constantly fidgets in his seat and blurts out.He would be diagnosed with:
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attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Janet whose class presentation is titiled "current views on the causes of schizophrenia," concludes her talk with the statement:
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genes may predispose some people to react to particular experiences by developing schizophrenia