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PS380 Multicultural Psychology Exam 6&7 Answers (Ashworth College)

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As a board certified professional, you diagnosed your client, a 22-year-old man, with "demonic possession." Upon submitting your claim to his insurance company for payment, you quickly find that they refuse to compensate you. Why did this happen? Question options: The insurance company is afraid to deal with the "demonic forces." "Demonic possession" is recognized mostly in women. The diagnosis should have been given within the DSM-IV guidelines. The only remedy for "demonic possession" is exorcism, which is a very expensive procedure. Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 33 Personality disorders are viewed as enduring patterns of behavior and inner experience that deviates markedly from the individual's: Question options: preferences. personality. mental state. culture. Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 34 "I am having a hard time concentrating in my courses. I just can't seem to remember all the formulas for math. It is really hard to think sometimes!" This is a statement made by a male that resides in West Africa. What are his symptoms reflective of? Question options: Schizophrenia Anxiety Brain fog Mental illness Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 35 In my abnormal psychology class, the professor indicated she believes individuals from different cultures should understand psychological disorders differently as well. What is the professor's view? Question options: Universalist perspective Central symptoms Peripheral symptoms Relativist perspective Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 36 Jonathan exhibits distorted thinking when he goes back and forth between over-idealizing himself, and then completely devaluing himself. What is this a reflection of? Question options: Depressive disorders Personality disorders Schizophrenia Anxiety disorders Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 37 "Dhat" is a culture-bound syndrome that occurs primarily in India. However, similar conditions also occur in which two countries? Question options: Russia and Poland Sri Lanka and China Canada and Australia

Libya and Chad Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 38 "I always feel distressed to the point it does not allow me to function properly. I am always in pain." What is this a reflection of? Question options: Dementia Peripheral symptom of illness Mental disorder Central symptom of illness Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 39 Marvin has an unreasonable fear of germs and I have observed him constantly washing his hands. Marvin suffers from: Question options: culture-bound syndrome. obsessive-compulsive disorder. mental illness. depressive disorder. Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 40 Dr. Jones recently saw a patient that was a Native American Indian. She complained of having bad dreams pertaining to death. She is unable to eat and has been hallucinating. What are her symptoms reflective of? Question options: Peripheral symptoms Mental disorder OCD Ghost sickness