3. Openness to Experience
marked by a chronic, high level of anxiety that is not tied to any specific threat
-seen more frequently in females than males
marked by persistent and irrational fear of an object or situation that presents no realistic danger
characterized by recurrent attacks of overwhelming a nicety that usually occurs suddenly and unexpectedly
Obsession is to compulsion as
Duringthe lecture on development, we discussed the dialectical processes ofinfluence. Which of the following words best represents the meaning of the word“dialectical” as it is used in this context?
1. Lastsemester, Valerie felt very down, said she felt totally worthless and was notinterested in doing any of the things she used to enjoy. Because of thosefeelings, she stopped going to her classes and ended up with a 1.50 GPA for thesemester. In this example, which would be labeled a problem?
Personalityis defined as a distinctive set of consistent traits. In this definition, whatdoes consistent mean?
Thebiological foundations of sexual desire create a continuum of possibilitiesthat is
dimensionalrather than categorical
Whichof the following is true of the continuum of sexual desire?
Interms of the development of sexual orientation, what is chosen?
Some people get anxious about speaking in public. Apsychologist says, “Self-efficacy may explain it. Some people feel that theyare not able to be good public speakers and such a belief about their lack ofability increases their anxiety.” This proposedexplanation is most consistent with which perspective?
Studies of infant temperamentprovide evidence that
some aspects of personality are presentat birth
Ofthe disorders listed below, which one has the lowest prevalence?
Therule of thirds is about which aspect of psychological disorders?
Oneof the difficulties of interpreting heritability estimates is that they
Whichof the following statements is true about essentialism?
Aschema about the characteristics of a group of people is known as a(n)
Oneof the advantages of medication as a treatment of psychological disorders is
Whichof the following qualities is most predictive of a psychotherapist’seffectiveness?
Whichof the following statements is true regarding the diathesis-stress model ofdisorders?