A. African-American women. B. American Indian men. C. African-American men. D. Caucasian women. Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ refers to the fear of heights. A. Claustrophobia B. Acrophobia C. Triskaidekaphobia D. Agoraphobia Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Mary went to the emergency room for the second time in a month complaining of difficulty in breathing and chest pain that had come on suddenly. She thought she was having a heart attack and was afraid she was dying, but the doctor couldn’t find anything wrong. She may be suffering from A. panic disorder. B. a somatoform disorder. C. PTSD. D. hypochondria. Question 31 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points When a person has a mental illness, he or she A. has been diagnosed as psychotic. B. is engaging in socially unusual behavior. C. is engaging in statistically rare behaviors. D. may or may not have symptoms indicating a psychological disorder. Question 32 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following statements regarding the biological model of addiction and drug abuse is false? A. People who have a high sensitivity to alcohol are less likely to drink to excess. B. If heredity plays a role in alcoholism, then more than one gene is involved. C. For alcoholics who begin drinking heavily in adulthood, heritable factors are strongly involved. D. Genes may affect how much a person needs to drink before feeling high. Question 33 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is a leading objective test for major depression? A. Rorschach Inkblot Test B. Thematic Apperception Test C. Beck Depression Inventory D. Myers Briggs Inventory Question 34 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ consist of ambiguous pictures, sentences, or stories that the test taker interprets or completes.
A. Objective tests B. Projective tests C. Personality inventories D. Diagnoses based on the DSM Question 35 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points The chief characteristic of generalized anxiety disorder is A. short-lived, but intense, feelings of spontaneous anxiety. B. excessive fear of a particular situation. C. excessive, uncontrollable anxiety or worry. D. repeated thoughts used to ward off anxious feelings. Question 36 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Ryan suffers from schizophrenia. He often mixes up words and ends up talking about things which make no sense. Which symptom of schizophrenia is Ryan exhibiting? A. Hallucinations B. Disorganized, incoherent speech C. Grossly disorganized and inappropriate behavior D. Rumination Question 37 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points The voice hallucinations experienced by schizophrenic individuals might be due to A. abnormalities in the thalamus. B. deficiencies in the auditory cortex. C. shrinking of ventricles. D. abnormalities in the hippocampus. Question 38 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is an incorrect match? A. Agoraphobia—fear of fear, fear of being trapped in public B. Social phobia—fear of situations in which a person will be observed by others C. Compulsion—recurrent, persistent, unwished-for images and thoughts D. Generalized anxiety disorder—continuing sense of doom and worry Question 39 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points According to the socio-cognitive explanation of dissociative identity disorder, therapists have A. focused too much attention on allowing personalities to reveal themselves and not enough on treatment. B. found that most of the patients have distorted perceptions and irrational behavior. C. let too many severe cases go unrecognized, undiagnosed, and untreated.