Test Bank For Abnormal Psychology Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders 8Th Edition

Test Bank For Abnormal Psychology Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders 8Th Edition

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Test Bank For Abnormal Psychology Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders 8Th Edition By Susan

Chapter 01

Overview of Understanding Abnormal Behavior

1. Which of the following is one of the criteria stated by the mental health community for a diagnosis of a psychological disorder?

A. The individual’s behavior must reflect dysfunction in psychological, biological, or developmental processes.

B. The individual’s behavior must be a socially expectable response to a particular event such as the death of a close friend or relative.

C. The individual’s family must have a traceable history of mental illness.

D. The individual must be an introvert.

Page: 7Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

APA LO: 1.1

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: Easy

Gradable: automatic

Learning Objective: Distinguish between normal but unusual behavior and between unusual but abnormal behavior.

Topic: Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

2. Calvin works at a paper manufacturing company. The bleaching agents used by the company are toxic in nature and as a result of being exposed to these substances, Calvin has been experiencing intense depressive episodes due to changes in his brain functioning. From the available information, it would be most accurate to conclude that _____causes are responsible for Calvin’s depression.

A. supernatural

B. biological

C. mystical

D. sociocultural

Page: 8Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

APA LO: 1.3

Bloom’s: Apply

Difficulty: Medium

Gradable: automatic

Learning Objective: Distinguish between normal but unusual behavior and between unusual but abnormal behavior.

Topic: Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

3. People with psychological disorders may inherit a predisposition to developing behavioral disturbances. This provides evidence that _____ factors contribute to many of the prevalent abnormalities.

A. biological

B. social

C. cultural

D. environmental

Page: 8Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

APA LO: 1.2

Bloom’s: Understand

Difficulty: Medium

Gradable: automatic

Learning Objective: Distinguish between normal but unusual behavior and between unusual but abnormal behavior.

Topic: Biological Perspective

4. Maria was involved in a serious car accident in which she sustained a head injury. At present, her injury has become worse and as a result she is behaving in bizarre and highly disturbing ways. Maria’s change in behavior is most likely due to a _____ cause.

A. cultural

B. social

C. biological

D. genetic

Page: 8Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

APA LO: 1.3

Bloom’s: Apply

Difficulty: Medium

Gradable: automatic

Learning Objective: Distinguish between normal but unusual behavior and between unusual but abnormal behavior.

Topic: Biological Perspective

5. While determining the cause of an abnormal behavior, which of the following can be categorized as a psychological contribution?

A. disturbance in motor functions due to injuries

B. abnormal structure of certain chromosomes

C. hormonal imbalance in the body

D. disturbances in thoughts and feelings

Page: 8-9Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

APA LO: 1.1

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: Easy

Gradable: automatic

Learning Objective: Distinguish between normal but unusual behavior and between unusual but abnormal behavior.

Topic: Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

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