International Statistical Classification
Professor Smith is giving a surprise test in
economics class. All other things being equal, which of the following students
is likely to make the most errors on the exam?
Reed, who has been in a depressed mood but keeps picturing the rainbow he saw just before class
Johnny, who is picturing the cheeseburger he is going to have for lunch
Susan, who is depressed that her boyfriend broke up with her and cannot stop thinking about how awful she feels
Ben, who is confused about his attraction to Alicia and is thinking about next steps
Susan, who is
depressed that her boyfriend broke up with her and cannot stop thinking about
how awful she feels
John says to his mother, "I will put on
my seatbelt when your door is not ajar. Let's jar up the jelly. Don't jar the
table Jenga master." This is an example of ____.
loosening of associations
delusions of grandeur
What is the system for classification of
psychological disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association?
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders
American Guide for Psychiatric Diagnosis
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Ethan, a 10-year-old with autism spectrum
disorder, is engaged in the extremely limited preoccupation of learning all
models of cars ever made by Ford. A possible factor contributing toward this
"ritualistic" behavior is ____.
a failure to develop a normal theory of mind
a general dysfunction in sensory networks
slow development of language skills
a low level of energy
a failure to develop a
normal theory of mind
What is a weakness of the theory that the
interpretation of body symptoms, such as an increased heart rate, could lead to
increasing anxiety and, ultimately, to panic?
Patients are more worried about appearing weird than about heart attacks.
Panic does not increase levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Patients are not affected by an injection of sodium lactate.
Panic does not increase levels of the neurotransmitter orexin.
Panic does not
increase levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Corporate psychopaths score very high on
measures of selfishness, callousness, and ____.
impulsiveness and poor self-control
the remorseless use of others
patterns of instability
the remorseless use of
Dr. Fuller Lilly believes that depression is
purely the result of chemical imbalances of the brain and that an
antidepressant prescription should address each of his patient's needs. This
single-perspective thinking usually leads to ____.
more effective treatments
a more accurate understanding of causal factors
Family and twin studies examining the rates of
autism spectrum disorder have provided compelling evidence for a genetic
influence in the development of the condition. In fact, the concordance rate of
autism spectrum disorder was ______ in identical twins (Ronald & Hoekstra,
24% to 28%, or maybe slightly less
varying between 40% and 49%
steady, at 50% to 55%
76% to 88%, and possibly more
76% to 88%, and
Which of the following people is within a
group that would have the highest chance of experiencing PTSD after witnessing
the attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001?
Esperanza, a Colombian woman, who recently moved to New York City and has few family members or friends there
Dan, a Black American lawyer, who saw the events from his office window
Jeff, a White American and recent college graduate, who was visiting with friends
Sulo, an Asian American woman, who lives with her family in Queens
Esperanza, a Colombian
woman, who recently moved to New York City and has few family members or
Who of the following is among a group that
seems to have a disproportionate risk for bipolar disorder?
LeBron James, a basketball player
Mike Pence, a politician
Larry Page, a computer programmer/entrepreneur
Amy Adams, an actress
Amy Adams, an actress