Chapter 14 study guide multiple choice questions
Last Modified: 2016-03-08
Psychosocial treatments of autism
Approximately what percentage of people with autism have some form of intellectual disability ?
Asperger's disorder shares characteristics similar to autistic disorder except for
the language delay present in autistic disorder.
________ is found almost exclusively in females, and is characterized by constant hand-wringing, intellectual disability , and impaired motor skills.
Research on the treatment of autism by Lovaas showed that
Autism is more prevalent among ________ with IQs under 35 but more prevalent among ________ in the higher IQ range.
Which of the following is NOT a communication disorder?
Characteristics of autistic disorder include which of the following?
In the DSM-IV-TR, there are ________ groups of criteria for intellectual disability , which is included on axis _____.
a method of testing for the presence of Down syndrome before birth.
The four levels of intellectual disability identified in DSM-IV-TR are
The educational system has developed an additional method of classification for intellectual disability that
Mary was 18 years old when she was involved in a serious car accident. Before the car accident, her IQ was 95 and she was living independently. Now, her IQ is 50 and she has impairment in many of her adaptive functions. Under DSM-IV, what would Mary's diagnosis be?
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
________ is presumed to be the cause of approximately 75% of cases of intellectual disability .
Which of the following disorders is the most common?
Which of the following is an example of a primary characteristic of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
All of the following are types of learning disorders in DSM-IV-TR EXCEPT
school performance disorder.
Learning disabilities are characterized by performance that is substantially
below what would be expected given the person's age, IQ, and education.
The three major characteristics of autism include all but which of the following?
Significant loss of previously acquired skills
Gender differences in the rates of intellectual disability _______ generally found among people with mild intellectual disability and _______ generally found among people with more severe forms of this disorder.
are; are not
Which of the following statements is TRUE about ADHD?
a and b only
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