Post PSY101 Unit 8 Quiz latest

Subject: Psychology    / General Psychology

Question 1

5 out of 5 points


Abnormality may be defined as__________________________________.

Question 2

5 out of 5 points

The DSM-V is used to_____________________________________________.

Question 3

0 out of 5 points

For a long time, Angela has had difficulty controlling her worries and fears even when there is no immediate circumstance that is responsible for her nervousness. Angela may be suffering from __________________________________________.

Question 4

2 out of 5 points

Tom climbs the stairs at work in order to avoid the intense anxiety he experiences when being confined in an elevator. Tom may be suffering from______________________.

Question 5

5 out of 5 points

Tina cannot leave the house without repeatedly checking that the stove is off and the door is locked. She is frequently late for school every day because she cannot leave the house on time. Tina may be diagnosed with a form of ____________________________________.

Question 6

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Marla’s sister has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia. She hears voices and is paranoid that someone is trying to control her. She will likely be placed on anti-psychotic medication that targets the neurotransmitter called________________________.

Question 7

5 out of 5 points

Peter cannot concentrate, is extremely sad, and is having difficulty sleeping. He sees a therapist who suggests he is suffering from Depression. She refers him to a psychiatrist who prescribes Zoloft. Zoloft belongs to a class of drugs known as SSRIs which act on the neurotransmitter_____________________.

Question 8

1 out of 5 points

Cognitive Behavior Therapy is an effective form of treatment that focuses on changing a client’s maladaptive________________________.

Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Behavioral techniques are best suited for treating __________________ disorders.

Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Person-centered therapy focuses on the therapeutic relationship in which the therapist provides unconditional________________ _____________ for the client.

Question 11

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“Corey’s doctor tells him he is overweight and has a family risk of obesity related heart disease. Corey is not particularly committed to changing his diet and exercise routine. According to Leon Festinger, this may lead Corey to experience a mental conflict known as ____________ ______________.”

Question 12

10 out of 10 points

Alexandra just got cut off in traffic. She is angry and decides the driver is a “bad person”. Alexandra is attributing the driver’s behavior to _____________________ ___________________ rather than ____________________ ______________________.

Question 13

8 out of 10 points

Attribution theory is defined as_____________________________________________________________________. Give an example of a time when you or someone you know showed an attribution bias________________________________________________________________________.

Question 14

10 out of 10 points

Conformity is defined as____________________________. Give an example of a time when you changed your behavior to conform with the behavior of others.

Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Groupthink is defined as ________________________________________________.

Question 16

5 out of 5 points

Stanley Milgram performed an important study on _____________________________.

Question 17

5 out of 5 points

Prejudice differs from discrimination in that prejudice is____________________________________ whereas discrimination is ________________________________________.