Test Bank For Foundations of Abnormal Behavior International 10th Edition by David Sue

Test Bank For Foundations of Abnormal Behavior International 10th Edition by David Sue

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Test Bank For Foundations of Abnormal Behavior International 10th Edition by David Sue

Chapter 1: Abnormal Behavior

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. Which statement about abnormal psychology is accurate?
a. Abnormal psychology seeks to describe, explain, predict, and modify unusual behaviors.
b. Although abnormal psychology has made several gains in the past 20 years, it is not yet a scientific field of study.
c. The subject matter of abnormal psychology is restricted to extremely bizarre behavior.
d. Most diagnoses of abnormality are based on two or three basic behavioral factors.

ANS:  A                    REF:   The Concerns of Abnormal Psychology

OBJ:   1                    MSC:  Factual

 

  1. Psychopathology, or abnormal behavior, results primarily from ____.
a. genetic factors
b. environmental factors
c. sociocultural factors
d. an interaction of many factors

ANS:  D                    REF:   Introduction   OBJ:   1                    MSC:  Factual

 

  1. Dr. Thompson collects information in order to describe and draw inferences about an  individual’s psychological disorder. Dr. Thompson is engaged in ____.
a. therapy
b. predicting dangerousness
c. psychodiagnosis
d. research

ANS:  C                    REF:   The Concerns of Abnormal Psychology

OBJ:   1                    MSC:  Applied

 

  1. Dr. Kohn is a psychoanalyst, Dr. Edwards is a humanistic therapist, Dr. Peterson is a cognitive behavioral therapist, and Dr. James is a Gestalt therapist. Each of them would likely have a different ____ for a client’s abnormality.
a. time of onset
b. explanation
c. diagnosis
d. prognosis

ANS:  B                    REF:   The Concerns of Abnormal Psychology

OBJ:   1                    MSC:  Applied

 

  1. A psychologist says, “Juan’s abnormal behavior is likely due to a combination of biology and inadequate interpersonal skills.” The psychologist is ____.
a. predicting the future symptoms of Juan
b. giving Juan a psychodiagnosis
c. offering an explanation for Juan’s problem
d. describing how to control Juan’s symptoms

 

 

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