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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...

psychology
how can i explain racism in relations to cognitive perspective?

psychology
Marla is talking to a friend and spreading a rumor that she heard about a co-worker. When the friend asks where she heard the rumor, Marla cannot remember. Marla is experiencing what psychologists call 1)retrograde amnesia. 2)anterograde amnesia. 3)source amnesia. 4)stress ...

psychology
Recent neuroimaging research indicates that people with OCD show increased levels of grey matter in the _____ and the _____ relative to those who do not have OCD. 1)splenium; corpus collosum 2)locus ceruleus; hypothalamus 3)thalamus; left frontal cortex 4)thalamus; right ...

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 schizophrenia") ...

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 ...

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. ...

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) ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 counselor C...

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) A) ...

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 ...

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?

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) degenerative ...

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?

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...

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?

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 ...

Statistics of Psychology
Create a numerical and verbal hypothesis statement: People who are cyber bullied have, for the most part, been bullied in more traditional manners as well." Their research showed that the incidence increased over time, with 23 cases (56%) taking place between 2003 and 2010. ...

Statistics of Psychology
Create a numerical and verbal hypothesis statement: People who are cyber bullied have, for the most part, been bullied in more traditional manners as well." Their research showed that the incidence increased over time, with 23 cases (56%) taking place between 2003 and 2010. ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 suffer from ...

psychology
By dissociating key parts of personality, people are able to keep ___________ from reaching conscious awareness, thereby reducing their anxiety. a)symptoms b)compulsions c)confused thoughts d)disturbing memories

psychology
Fred was diagnosed as schizophrenic at age 27. According to the information presented in your textbook, what is a probable description of his life at age 68? a)He has been institutionalized for 41 years. b)He may have shown improvement or even recovery. c)No recovery has been ...

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.

psychology
According to Freud, a boy's identification with his father is usually the result of the overwhelming power of a) penis envy. b) ovarian envy. c) moral anxiety. d) castration anxiety.

psychology
Ed, who suffers from dementia, has enormous difficulty getting dressed in the morning because he cannot plan and organize the behaviors necessary to complete the task. Ed's difficulty is in the area of A) executive function. B) agnosia. C) apraxia. D) aphasia.

Child Psychology
What is meant by resilient and fragile properties of behavior? Choose an example of your own experience that illustrates how a behavior can contain both resilient and fragile properties.

Psychology
How does biological and environmental factors shape our cognitive processes?

Psychology
How does one's cognitive processes shape some aspects of personality?

psychology
hello, can you help me try to find research for sigmund freud unconscious mind thank you

Psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?

psychology
what is the study called where the same people are tested repeatedly at different ages?

psychology
why might recent research have indicated an increase in the total number of cases os alzheimer's disease in the past few yearss

Psychology
What test do I use for a longitudinal study-with a follow-up for every year

psychology -statistics
why can we use the same multiple comparison procedures for between subjects, repeated measures, and mixed designs without changing the formulas

psychology
Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is naturally stimulated ...

psychology
Myelination of your brain began before you were born and will continue in a part of your brain until you are at least 70 years old. Because of this process: A your brain cells will not be pruned back and die, so you will learn more. B you will retain the 27 reflexes you were ...

Adult Development and life Assesment
The training of animals (like teaching dogs to open doors for the disabled) uses principles of psychology. 1. cogntive 2. analytic 3. social 4. behavioral I think it's behavioral

Psychology
what is the opposite of background stressor?

psychology
Can you give examples perhaps in a work setting or even in society on contrasting differences between a dominat culture and subclulture?

Psychology
I need to do a presentation on gender development. We're supposed to have an activity that presents the topic or ties into the topic. I have searched the internet, but have not come up with anything for gender development specifically. Does anyone have any ideas?

abnormal psych
# 1.44 (1 pts.) Dr. Green is an admitting psychologist at a psychiatric hospital. Unfortunately, every client she interviews receives the diagnosis of schizophrenia. Dr. Green's diagnostic system ignores A) reliability. B) variance. C) base rates. D) treatment potential. # 1....

psychology
Hi I have 2 questions i am searching for the proper answer on and it keep finding conflicting information> 1) Psychologist who believe in ___ are most likely to attempt to understand diversity in ethnic background as an influence on behavior: individual differences free ...

Statistics on Psychology
Hi there, I was looking for any assistance or help on how I would go about starting this assignment? Having difficulty understanding it. Thank you in advance. "A stats instructor is interested in investigating time of day his lectures were held on student' test scores. He ...

literature
The Electronic Reserve Reading for this week, “Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions,” states that an effective introduction must “make use of psychology” (p 20). · What do you think the author meant

introduction to psychology
Flashcard sets with a 'rewards' term meaning 'people do not always demonstrate the behaviors that they observe. according to albert bandura, a social cognitive psychologist, what is the key to demonstrating observed behaviors?'

Psychology
Janet has been attending Killian High School for three years. At the beginning of her senior year, she enrolled in Ms. Brosham's English class. She heard from her two older siblings that Ms. Brosham was a hard-nosed, crusty teacher who did not tolerate uncertainty. After a ...

Pschology
A developing field in psychology is called Positive Psychology. It is exploring ways to help people become happier and productive in life. Describe the field of positive psychology and provide your critique of this particular field. What does the research suggest on the value ...

understanding psychology
What happens four weeks from conception and cell division?

Psychology
What country has the best system for dealing with mental health issues?

Psychology
A psychologist is performing an experiment involving a controlled group and an experimental group. With the experimental group, the psychologist is giving a placebo and labeling it as caffeine pill. The control group receives a caffeine pill, which is noted as such. Which of ...

Psychology
the spillover effect is best explained in terms of the?

psychology and the pursuit of happiness
Write a 700- to 900-word paper explaining the cultural and historical factors that contribute to this perspective. Contrast the traditional American perspective on happiness with the traditional Asian perspective on happiness. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

psychology
Terry often gets lost when driving places. It seems he just can't understand maps and often confuses north with south. Terry is probably weak in which type of intelligence? a)linguistic b)kinesthetic c)logical d)spatial Anthea is people smart. She is good at reading the ...

psychology
According to Gardner, a)a single general ability underlies all of our abilities to adapt to our environment. b)intelligence is a complex set of abilities made up of several distinct but related domains. c)intelligence cannot be measured by paper and pencil tests. d)...

psychology
Cross-cultural data find that when racial gaps exist in other cultures, it is the _____________________ groups that typically show lower scores. a) economically disadvantaged b) minority c) majority d) linguistically different

Psychology
Algorithm are helpful in finding solutions to problems because although we may not understand them, they

Psychology
A heuristic can be very helpful in solving a problem because

Writing
I am doing a journal review paper for Psychology. What are the implications of this work (i.e. what light does it shed on the particular topic related to psychology)? I do not understand the question. What is it asking me to do? Can someone explain the question so I am can ...

Psychology
I am doing a journal review paper. What are the implications of this work (i.e. what light does it shed on the particular topic related to psychology)? I do not understand the question. What is it asking me to do?

Psychology
Without education it can affect your life in many ways how???? besides not having a job

forensic psychology
explain how and why the ADA is relevant to forensic psychology professionals working in the police subspecialty in the screening and selection of police officers

Psychology
When people go without sleep for more than 24 hours in a row, how does their experience of sleepiness vary over time?

psychology
what is ETHICAL RELATIVISM

Psychology
Your body's reaction to the stress you have been under for the past two weeks is that you have become more tired and now have a sore throat. What is this called? Object–relations theory Opponent–process theory Two–factory theory Type B behavior pattern General adaptation...

Psychology
While the blood flow that is used by the brain is redirected to the body, the brain does not get the necessary oxygen that it needs to think. Explain how this physiological process affects higher order thinking. Remember that the prefrontal lobe is most affected by the lack of...

Psychology
What kind of memory is involved in remembering how to tie shoes? Semantic Episodic Procedural Priming Prospective

Psychology
Your body's reaction to the stress you have been under for the past two weeks is that you have become more tired and now have a sore throat. What is this called? Object–relations theory Opponent–process theory Two–factory theory Type B behavior pattern General adaptation...

Psychology
Why did early Psychologists NOT focus on "the mind" it was too complex it was genetically determined it was largely unconscious it was unobservable it was environmentally determined

Psychology
In order to treat a specific phobia, this therapy would be best Antidepressant drugs Systematic desensitization Implosion therapy Psychoanalysis Aversion therapy

Psychology -- Check please?
Studying the effects of mercury on the brain is this type of research Biological Cognitive Behavioral Humanistic Psychoanalytic I'm torn between cognitive and psychoanalytic, but am leaning towards cognitive...

Psychology
Which of these brain abnormalities is associated with Schizophrenia? Enlarged, fluid filled areas of the brain correlated with shrunken cerebral tissue Damage to the medulla Abnormally high activity in the frontal lobe Increase in brain waves that reflect synchronized neural ...

Psychology
Sigmund Freud explained that when an individual is unable to resolve a conflict at any stage in his development, he becomes "stuck" there and experiences anxiety. Which of these terms best fits? Fixation Repression Regression Sublimation Reaction formation

Psychology -- Check please?
Gertie can feel roaches running over her feet even though they are not there. What is this called? a fixation a hallucination an illusion an eidetic image a phobia I would think that Gertie would be having some sort of a hallucination..

Psychology -- Check please?
According to Solomon Asch's study of conformity, which of these situations would not increase conformity? feeling insecure feeling you have reached your potential feeling impressed by a group's status feeling that others are watching you feeling that everyone else agrees with ...

Psychology
Dr. Thompson asks his patient to describe an inkblot. Which technique does he use? Trait/type Projective Forced choice Simulation Personality inventory

Psychology
Mrs. Smith has achieved her goals and is striving for personal fulfillment. According to Maslow, where is she on the hierarchy of needs? biological needs aesthetic needs physiological needs belonging needs self-actualization needs

psychology
Hello, can you lead me to how I would search for peer reviewed journal articles on freud psychoanalysis peer reviewed thanks

Psychology
Which statement best illustrates the idea that people adjust their behavior according to the gender schema theory? Choose one answer. a. Agnes tells her son that it is wrong to put makeup on his face and that boys don't wear dresses and skirts. b. Bart sees two doors in the ...

psych
Alfred Binet's work is associated with intelligence testing visual perception psychopathology comparative psychology classical conditioning

Psychology
To establish a cause and effect relationship, which should be used? Naturalistic observation An experiment A survey A test A case study Wouldn't you need to conduct an experiment..?

Psychology
To measure the relationship between age and cell phone use, a researcher should use a Correlation Central tendency A histogram Standard deviation A t test

Psychology
What approach to therapy would be used by a therapist who teaches a deaf child to sign "help" by rewarding him each time he makes the sign? Cognitive Biological Behavioral Psychodynamic Humanistic I'm torn between behavioral and cognitive.

Psychology
Jennifer reads books recommended by her history teacher even though there is no grade given for reading them. Which of these applies? Functional fixedness Intrinsic motivation Inductive reasoning Incubation Heuristics

Psychology
Which of the following would best explain a situation in which a small child is afraid of a guinea pig because he had a previously fearful experience with a hamster? Stimulus discrimination Second-order conditioning Stimulus generalization Sensory preconditioning Spontaneous ...

Psychology
Which of these believe that a healthy child will choose what is good for his own growth? Humanistic Social learning theory Psychoanalytic Behavioral Psychodynamic

AP Psychology
Why would a neurosurgeon cut the corpus callosum and therefore disrupt left/ right brain hemisphere communication? reduce anxiety attacks and phobic reactions. prevent the spread of epileptic seizures. reduce the incidence of violent behaviors. treat schizophrenia. reduce mood...

AP Psychology
Chlorpromazine is an antipsychotic drug that reduces paranoia and hallucinations by increasing involuntary muscle movements. reducing involuntary muscle movements. dampening responsiveness to irrelevant stimuli. decreasing the availability of norepinephrine. elevating arousal ...

AP Psychology
In comparison to generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder is characterized by periods of distress that are more intense and more prolonged. less intense and less prolonged. more intense and less prolonged. less intense and more prolonged. unwanted repetitive thoughts and/...

SCIENCE
Identify the primary biological foundations of psychology linked to behavior.

psychology
Thesis Statement regarding the overall wellness of young children and the role an early education setting can play in a young child’s health and well-being.

DBU
The mean time to complete a psychology exam is 34 minutes with a standard deviation of 8 minutes. Assume the distribution is normal. Find the probability of a student taking less than 28 minutes.

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