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October 1, 2014

Posts by G. KAY


Total # Posts: 29

psychology 220
# 1.36 (1 pts.) Based on the incidence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in various ethnic groups, which of the following individuals would be considered high risk? A) a woman of French Canadian descent B) a woman of Irish descent C) a woman of Italian descent D) a woman of Native ...
December 10, 2012

psychology 220
Korsakoff's syndrome sufferers often display A) an inability to recall recent information B) psychotic behavior C) speech difficulties D) motor difficulties (my answer is "B psychotic behavior") am i right?
December 10, 2012

psychology 220
1.75 (1 pts.) Had Mark Chen been cognitively alert and responsive in the textbook case, he would have had the legal right to decline Dr. Tobin's recommendation for ECT. His decision would have been supported by A) the Americans with Disabilities Act. B) parens patriae. C) ...
December 10, 2012

psychology 220
1.74 (1 pts.) You are a therapist and one of your clients has just told you that he is planning to murder his neighbor. Based on the principle of "duty to warn" what is the primary thing you should do? A) Ignore your client's threat. B) Notify the potential ...
December 10, 2012

psychology 220
1.73 (1 pts.) Dr. Strickland has neglected to notify Gary, one of his newest clients, about the potential risks of therapy and the limits of confidentiality during therapy sessions. Dr. Strickland has not provided him with the information needed for Gary to give A) information...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
1.72 (1 pts.) Which of the following types of disorders would not meet the criteria for insanity according to the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984? A) schizophrenia B) major depression C) bipolar disorder D) antisocial personality disorder (my answer is "A ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
1.72 (1 pts.) Which of the following types of disorders would not meet the criteria for insanity according to the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984? A) schizophrenia B) major depression C) bipolar disorder D) antisocial personality disorder (my answer is "D antisocial ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
1.71 (1 pts.) Wendy has been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital. When she tries to use the ward pay phone, the staff members stand nearby and listen to her conversation. Occasionally they have actually interrupted her calls and have hung the phone up on her. ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
1.69 (1 pts.) Dr. Ramirez is a clinical psychologist who treats individuals with somatoform disorders, yet he is still troubled by his own somatic complaints. Which of the following roles and responsibilities would be in question in this case? A) therapist competence B) ...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
1.68 (1 pts.) In order to evaluate the effectiveness of a new psychotherapeutic technique, Dr. Schwartz is testing the therapy on clients that have sought treatment from him at his private practice. According to Martin Seligman, Dr. Schwartz is conducting an A) epidemiological...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
1.67 (1 pts.) Shelly meets twice a week with a number of individuals who also have similar problems. They openly share their problems with others in a trusting, receptive environment which also facilitates improvement of their interpersonal skills. Shelly is participating in A...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.66 (1 pts.) James is a person with schizophrenia and has delusions that the CIA is after him. He believes that everyone on the street is trying to kill him and, as a matter of fact, he has been brought to a psychologist by the police after being arrested for assaulting an ...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
1.65 (1 pts.) David is a junior at the local high school. The school's administration believes his recent emotional outbursts during class may be due to problems in his home life. Who might be best suited to deal with this situation? A) the principal B) a guidance ...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
1.64 (1 pts.) Sangue dormido, or "sleeping blood" is a condition observed among individuals from the Cape Verde Islands (located off the west coast of Africa) and involves paralysis, convulsions, blindness, and tremors. This condition is referred to in DSM-IV as a(n...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
# 1.55 (1 pts.) Which of the following information led Dr. Tobin to conclude that Peter was suffering from bipolar disorder? A) the fact that he reported having intense bouts of anxiety B) the fact that he had recently been married and soon after was divorced C) the fact that ...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
1.60 (1 pts.) "Coughing, sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, achiness, scratchy throat, and inability to sleep." This collection of symptoms represents a A) constellation. B) diagnosis. C) prognosis. D) syndrome. (MY answer is B) AM I RIGHT?
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
1.63 (1 pts.) Robert has a serious drinking problem, but his therapist feels that the drinking is a result of Robert's constant bouts with depression. Based on this information, what would Robert's principle diagnosis be? A) alcoholism B) bipolar disorder C) ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.62 (1 pts.) A psychologist suspects that Dan's psychotic episode may be related to the recent death of his wife. On which DSM-IV Axis would this stressful event be recorded? A) Axis I B) Axis II C) Axis III D) Axis IV (My answer is D) Am i right?
December 9, 2012

PSYchology 220
# 1.61 (1 pts.) Dr. Johnson believes that the frequency and intensity of compulsive behavior exists on a continuum from mild to severe. Dr. Johnson prefers to use which approach when viewing this behavior? A) categorical B) dimensional C) medical D) nominal (MY answer is B) AM...
December 9, 2012

PSYchology 220
1.60 (1 pts.) "Coughing, sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, achiness, scratchy throat, and inability to sleep." This collection of symptoms represents a A) constellation. B) diagnosis. C) prognosis. D) syndrome. (MY answer is D) AM I RIGHT?
December 9, 2012

PSYchology 220
# 1.59 (1 pts.) Ralph has been sad and listless for 3 years. He can't sleep and has lost his appetite. Using a diagnostic system, one clinician arrives at a diagnosis of depression. Using the exact same diagnostic system, another clinician arrives at a diagnosis of ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.55 (1 pts.) Which of the following information led Dr. Tobin to conclude that Peter was suffering from bipolar disorder? A) the fact that he reported having intense bouts of anxiety B) the fact that he had recently been married and soon after was divorced C) the fact that...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.56 (1 pts.) Mr. Kang, a recent immigrant from China, is extremely overwhelmed and distressed by the untimely death of his wife. His co-workers are concerned about his mental health because he believes he is in constant contact with her and can be seen talking to her on a ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.49 (1 pts.) Donna's clinician has requested that she undergo electroconvulsive therapy in an attempt to control her current, drastic suicidal impulses. What stage of treatment is she in? A) immediate management B) assessment of objectives C) assessment of current ...
December 9, 2012

Psychology 220
# 1.36 (1 pts.) Based on the incidence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in various ethnic groups, which of the following individuals would be considered high risk? A) a woman of French Canadian descent B) a woman of Irish descent C) a woman of Italian descent D) a woman of Native ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
# 1.29 (1 pts.) Mrs. Johansen is pregnant and has accidentally been exposed to a person with German measles. She should be most concerned about the possibility of producing a child with mental retardation if she is in the A) fetal period. B) 35th week. C) first trimester. D) ...
December 9, 2012

PSYchology 220
1.18 (1 pts.) Harry has recently been getting lost in the factory where he works. He is forgetting some of the names of his coworkers. He is having difficulty concentrating and his reading comprehension is poor. He denies having any memory problems but occasionally gets ...
December 9, 2012

psychology 220
A) Alzheimer's clients suffer from sudden cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from gradual losses. B) Alzheimer's clients suffer from global cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from selective losses. C) Alzheimer's clients ...
December 9, 2012

ABNORMAL psychology 220
Tommy is a 43-year-old man who has Down syndrome. Recent research indicates that he is likely to develop A) Parkinson's disease. B) Alzheimer's disease. C) Pick's disease. D) multiple sclerosis.
December 8, 2012

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