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In a recent clinical trial, the drug _____ improved the moods and reduced the drinking of people with coexisting alcohol dependence and depression.;Ritalin;Valium;Prozac;Zyban;Question;17 of 60;Which of the following has been shown to be MOST effective in getting smokers to successfully quit smoking?;nicotine replacement therapy by itself;behavior therapy by itself;behavior therapy combined with psychodynamic therapy;nicotine replacement therapy combined with behavior therapy;Question;18 of 60;Native Americans suffer about _____ the overall U.S. death rate due to cirrhosis of the liver.;half;the same as;twice;4 times;Question;19 of 60;Research on controlled social drinking indicates that _____.;it is ineffective with young problem drinkers and people with chronic alcoholism;it may be effective with young problem drinkers but it is ineffective with people with chronic alcoholism;it may be helpful with people with chronic alcoholism but it is ineffective with young problem drinkers;it may be helpful with both young problem drinkers and people with chronic alcoholism;Question;20 of 60;Which of the following people is most likely to develop anorexia?;an adolescent male;an adolescent female;an adult male;an adult female;Question;21 of 60;Which of the following people is most likely to develop bulimia?;an adolescent male;an adolescent female;an adult male;an adult female;Question;22 of 60;Felicia suffers from recurrent episodes of gorging on large quantities of food followed by purging through self-induced vomiting in order to prevent gaining weight. Although her weight is well below normal, to the point that others see her as "skin and bones," she worries excessively about being fat. She also has impulse control problems in other areas of her life. She is suffering from _____.;binge-eating/purging anorexia;restrictive anorexia;bulimia nervosa;binge-eating disorder;Question;23 of 60;Felicia suffers from recurrent episodes of gorging on large quantities of food followed by purging through self-induced vomiting in order to prevent gaining weight. Although her weight is normal, and her ideal weight is relatively normal, she worries excessively about looking or becoming fat. She is suffering from _____.;binge-eating/purging anorexia;restrictive anorexia;bulimia nervosa;binge-eating disorder;Question;24 of 60;The available evidence shows _____.;poor women are most likely to develop eating disorders;middle-class women are most likely to develop eating disorders;upper-class women are most likely to develop eating disorders;no strong linkage between socioeconomic status and eating disorders;Question;25 of 60;Felicia is 28 years old. She is obese and describes herself as a "compulsive overeater." She has a history of depression and unsuccessful attempts at weight loss. While she has repeated episodes of binge eating, she does not purge herself of the excess food afterwards. Her symptoms sound most typical of someone with _____.;binge-eating/purging anorexia;restrictive anorexia;bulimia nervosa;binge-eating disorder;Question;26 of 60;Disorders involving abnormal behaviors or physiological events taking place during sleep or during the threshold between wakefulness and sleep are called _____.;Parasomnias;Mesosomnias;Endosomnias;Dyssomnias;Question;27 of 60;Each of the following is a problem associated with the use of tranquilizers to combat insomnia EXCEPT _____.;they tend to increase REM sleep;they may interfere with some of the restorative functions of sleep;they can lead to a carry-over "hangover" the following day;they can result in rebound insomnia following discontinuation of the drug;Question;28 of 60;Each of the following is a reason why obesity is included in your abnormal psychology book EXCEPT _____.;obesity is a risk factor for various stress-related illnesses;obesity is unfairly attacked as unhealthy by our fitness-oriented culture;various psychological factors contribute to obesity;various psychological factors are involved in its treatment;Question;29 of 60;People who are suffering from what the DSM-IV calls "gender identity disorder" used to be known as _____.;transvestites;gay males and lesbians;bisexuals;transsexuals;Question;30 of 60;Each of the following is true of exhibitionists EXCEPT _____.;it can be an expression of hostility toward women;they are typically interested in sexual contact with their victims;they tend to be shy, dependent, and lacking in social and sexual skills;their victims' revulsion or fear boosts their arousal;Question;31 of 60;Most people with pedophilia are in their _____.;teens or twenties;twenties or thirties;thirties or forties;forties or fifties;Question;32 of 60;Which of the following is true of people with pedophilia?;They are always males.;They are attracted only to children.;They are usually well-acquainted with their victims.;All child molesters are pedophiles.;Question;33 of 60;Reports indicate that the majority of rape victims are _____ at the time of the rape.;under age 18;between age 18 and 24;between age 24 and 30;over age 30;Question;34 of 60;Most contemporary sex therapists assume that sexual dysfunctions _____.;can be treated by directly modifying the couple's sexual interactions;must be treated indirectly by resolving the underlying emotional conflicts, which led to the dysfunction;require some type of biochemical intervention to resolve the problem;are a normal result of our nation's emphasis on sexuality and must be accepted as part of the price we pay for being so sexually oriented;Question;35 of 60;Women who have never experienced orgasm often harbor beliefs that _____.;sex is dirty and sinful;that one should never lose control of oneself;sex is a weapon to be used to manipulate men;masturbation is the only appropriate sexual outlet for women unless one is attempting conceive children;Question;36 of 60;The most effective way for men and women with orgasm disorders to achieve orgasm is through _____.;viewing erotic movies;sensate focus exercise;masturbation;group sex;Question;37 of 60;Perhaps the most puzzling and disabling of all the mental disorders is _____.;panic disorder;schizophrenia;depression;antisocial personality;Question;38 of 60;As Hiram watches the evening news, he becomes convinced that the news reporters are broadcasting coded information about him to his friends, neighbors, and enemies. Hiram's beliefs represent delusions of _____.;grandeur;persecution;reference;being controlled;Question;39 of 60;Hiram believes that he is dead. He believes that the Earth is Hell and that he is being punished by God for unpardonable sins he committed while he was "alive." He ignores all evidence that points to the fact that he is still alive and rigidly adheres to his beliefs, even though he cannot say what "sins" he is supposedly being punished for. Hiram's beliefs represent delusions of _____.;grandeur;persecution;reference;being controlled;Question;40 of 60;Hiram believes he is Jesus Christ. He is convinced he has returned to pass judgment on the world and offer salvation to true Christians. Despite a complete lack of evidence to support his beliefs, he remains convinced that he is Christ and that he is all-powerful. Hiram's beliefs represent delusions of _____.;grandeur;persecution;reference;being controlled;Question;41 of 60;Which of the following types of hallucinations is the LEAST common?;auditory;tactile;somatic;visual;Question;42 of 60;Drug-induced hallucinations tend to be _____.;auditory;visual;tactile;olfactory;Question;43 of 60;Emotional response in schizophrenics is typified by _____ affect.;flat;normal;enhanced;explosive;Question;44 of 60;Hiram has schizophrenia. Some of his symptoms include flat affect, psychomotor retardation, a poverty of logical speech and thought, and social withdrawal. These symptoms are classified as _____ symptoms.;positive;tertiary;negative;secondary;Question;45 of 60;Hiram has schizophrenia. Some of his symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behaviors, and thought disorder. These symptoms are classified as _____ symptoms.;positive;tertiary;negative;primary;Question;46 of 60;The causes of schizophrenia are generally believed to be _____.;exclusively biological in nature;exclusively psychological in nature;exclusively social and environmental in nature;biological, psychological, social, and environmental in nature;Question;47 of 60;Most antipsychotic drugs appear _____ of schizophrenia.;not to significantly affect either positive or negative symptoms;to control the positive symptoms but not the negative symptoms;to control the negative symptoms but not the positive symptoms;to control both the positive and the negative symptoms;Question;48 of 60;Each of the following is true of psychotherapy with children EXCEPT _____.;it is similar in most important aspects to therapy with adults;children may not have to ability to sit in a chair through a therapy session;children may not have the verbal skills to express their feelings through speech;therapy methods must e tailored to the child's cognitive, physical, social and emotional level of development;Question;49 of 60;Currently, scientists' suspicions are focused on _____ as the primary cause of autism.;underlying biological abnormalities;dysfunctional family relationships;impoverished learning environments in early childhood;dietary abnormalities in infancy;Question;50 of 60;Which of the following is NOT true of children with Down syndrome?;Most cannot learn to read or write.;They tend to be uncoordinated and lack proper muscle tone.;They suffer memory deficits, especially for information presented verbally.;They have difficulty expressing their thoughts and needs clearly in speech.;Question;51 of 60;In cultural-familial retardation, the cause of the retardation is _____.;prenatal drug use by the mother;infection and high fever during infancy;ingestion of environmental toxins;not traceable to any biological source;Question;52 of 60;Which of the following is NOT true of children with learning disorders?;Many of them have problems in visual or auditory perception.;Many of them lack the capacity to copy words or remember geometric shapes.;Many of them have short attention spans or suffer from hyperactivity.;Many of them find that their disabilities improve or disappear as they mature into adolescence and adulthood.;Question;53 of 60;The drugs of choice in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are _____.;stimulants;opiates;minor tranquilizers;major tranquilizers;Question;54 of 60;Each of the following can be a short-term side effect of using stimulant medications to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder EXCEPT _____.;memory loss;loss of appetite;insomnia;slowed growth;Question;55 of 60;Older children who are depressed tend to adopt an explanatory style that attributes negative events to _____ causes.;internal, stable, and global;external, stable, and specific;internal, unstable, and specific;external, unstable, and global;Question;56 of 60;Older children who are depressed tend to adopt an explanatory style that attributes positive events to _____ causes.;internal, stable, and global;external, stable, and specific;internal, unstable, and global;external, unstable, and specific;Question;57 of 60;Which of the following types of threats is the MOST reliable indicator of dangerousness?;a vague, indirect threat;a specific, indirect threat;a vague, direct threat;a specific, direct threat;Question;58 of 60;The insanity defense is actually used in about _____ percent of all felony cases.;1;2;4;8;Question;59 of 60;Court rulings have established that criminal defendants who are found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to a mental hospital may _____ than the time they would have served in jail had they been convicted of the crime.;not be released sooner or later;be released sooner, but not later;be released later, but not sooner;be released sooner or later;Question;60 of 60;In the Tarasoff case, the court ruled that a therapist _____.;has a duty to warn an intended victim if during therapy a client makes statements indicating that he or she poses a serious risk to the health or safety of a potential victim;has a duty to contact police if during therapy a client makes statements indicating that he or she is a threat to the health and safety of others;cannot disclose confidential statements made during therapy sessions, even to warn someone of a threat against them, unless the client has a previous history of violence towards others;cannot disclose confidential statements made during therapy sessions, even to warn someone of a threat against them;Additional Requirements;Level of Detail: Only answer needed

 

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