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DSM-5 is the classification system for abnormal behaviors that is:
Your insurance covers medical and mental illnesses equally.
Which of the following is the BEST example of mental health parity?
have higher validity.
Compared to projective tests, personality inventories:
the responses come from the client's unconscious.
The assumption behind the use of projective tests as assessment tools is that:
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
The only test among the following that is NOT a projective test is the:
accused of a crime and sent to a psychiatric institution for mental health treatment.
A person who has been criminally committed has been:
A response inventory that asks individuals to provide detailed information about their typical thoughts and assumptions is a(n):
Which category of clinical tests tends to have the BEST standardization, reliability, and validity?
A clinical psychologist you know says, “How do I decide on the best treatment? Simple—I make sure to read the most recent research studies in therapy, and follow their advice.” The clinical psychologist believes in using:
responsible for the crimes they commit and capable of defending themselves in court.
Courts ask for mental health professionals to help determine if defendants are:
Which of the following is NOT a form of neuroimaging?
Which of the following tests is a personality inventory?
The assessment instrument MOST likely to be used to measure cognitive, perceptual, and motor performances is the:
a cognitive inventory
Which of the following is designed to disclose a patient's patterns of thinking?
Clients check off either “Applies” or “Does Not Apply” to a series of 200 items dealing with what they do and what they think in a variety of situations. The kind of test they are taking MOST likely is a:
dangerous people go free.
The MOST common, and perhaps the most serious, objection to the insanity plea is that:
a response inventory.
If a clinician wanted to know more detailed information about a person's functioning in a specific area, the clinician would use:
has increased in recent years.
Support for the use of evidence-based forms of psychotherapy:
The use of projective tests has decreased in the past few decades because projective tests often have:
“I'm sorry I did that. I didn't know it was wrong,” is MOST consistent with the:
The definition of “insanity” used in legal cases is written by:
A client is hooked up to an apparatus that measures galvanic skin response and blood pressure, after which the client verbally answers a series of questions. The type of clinical test being used is:
a prison term with the recommendation for treatment
What can a person who is found to be guilty but also mentally ill expect?
Deciding that a client's psychological problems represent a particular disorder is called:
An inventory that asks about one's level of anxiety, depression, or anger is a(n):
write legislation to regulate the practice of psychology in the courts.
A forensic psychologist would be likely to do all of the following EXCEPT:
sets up harmful expectations.
Based on David Rosenhan's work, one would conclude that labeling people as mentally ill:
Clinical theorist Jerome Frank would say that all forms of therapy include all of the following except a:
the demonology model
What model of mental illness did most people hold during the Middle Ages?
a hole cut in your skull to let evil spirits out.
If you experienced trephination, you would have:
Hippocrates's contribution to the development of our understanding of mental illness was the view that such conditions were the result of:
One who systematically gathers information in order to describe, predict, and explain abnormality is a clinical:
People who devoutly believe that God is warm and caring are healthier than those who devoutly believe God is cold and unresponsive.
Which of the following is the MOST accurate conclusion from studies of the relationship between spiritual views and mental health?
“In the past, fear helped our ancestors escape danger and live long enough to reproduce.” This statement points to the importance of ______ in understanding abnormal behavior.
Which aspect of the definition of abnormality includes the inability to care for oneself and work productively?
patient choice in the number of sessions therapy can last
Which of the following is NOT a common feature of managed care programs?
hospitalized in mental institutions
People with severe mental illnesses are LESS likely to be ______ than they were 50 years ago.
Those most often in charge of treating abnormality in the Middle Ages in Europe were the:
coverage for mental and physical problems must be reimbursed equally.
Parity laws for insurance coverage of mental health treatment mandate that:
the total lack of success of moral treatment.
The decline in the use of moral treatment and the rise in the use of custodial care in mental hospitals at the end of the twentieth century is due to all of the following EXCEPT:
A professional is hard at work trying to discover which combination of environmental and genetic factors produces schizophrenia. This professional is MOST likely a:
can be tested in the lab.
The model of abnormality that cites physical processes as being the key to behavior is the:
policy of deinstitutionalization.
One cause of the increase in homeless individuals in recent decades has been the:
problems in living.
According to Thomas Szasz's views, the deviations that some call mental illness are really:
If you wanted a career in which you focus on detecting, assessing, and treating abnormal patterns of functioning, you should look into becoming a clinical:
The American schoolteacher who lobbied state legislatures for laws to mandate human treatment of people with mental disorders was:
Theories focused on learned responses to the environment are usually described as:
someone who goes on a hunger strike to protest social injustice
Which of the following examples would NOT be considered abnormal, despite the fact that it is dysfunctional?
trephining from the demonological era.
Neurosurgery is believed to have its roots in:
The fact that some people in the advanced stages of AIDS experience neurological damage that results in psychological abnormality supports what type of perspective about abnormal psychological functioning?
If you are being encouraged to see the link between the way you interpret your experiences and the way you feel, and to question the accuracy of your interpretations, you are probably receiving:
The model of abnormality that examines the effects of society and culture is the:
should not be allowed to pass on their defective genes.
Eugenics had as its goal sterilization of people with mental disorders, a policy based on the idea that mentally ill people:
Private insurance companies are likely to cover outpatient treatment.
Which of the following statements BEST reflects the current care for people with less severe disturbances?
the somatogenic perspective.
Hypnotism is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:
other problems in living.
Problems with marital, family, peer, work, school, or community relationships would be MOST similar to:
exhibiting a typical reaction.
If a person experienced anxiety or depression following a significant natural disaster, we would say that the person was:
the culture rejected religious beliefs.
During the Middle Ages in Europe, demonology dominated views of abnormality for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
The model of abnormality that focuses on unconscious internal processes and conflicts in behavior is the:
Abnormality results from the interaction of genetic, emotional, and cultural influences.
Which of the following statements is the BEST example of the biopsychosocial perspective?
The model of abnormality that focuses on learning is the:
on the street or in jail.
In the United States today, one is MOST likely to find a severely ill mental patient:
Despite popular misconceptions, most people with psychological problems are not:
mental illness should be treated with sympathy and kindness.
The basis for moral treatment of asylum patients was the belief that:
biological treatments are really not very effective in controlling symptoms.
Critiques of biological treatments for abnormal behavior cite all of the following EXCEPT:
state mental hospitals
Which of the following is part of the legacy of Dorothea Dix?
hospitals became underfunded and overcrowded.
The “moral treatment” movement rapidly declined in the late nineteenth century because:
harsh and cruel.
Treatment for mental illness in the early asylums tended to be:
having a diagnosable mental illness
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of eccentrics noted by researchers in the field?
The model of abnormality that concentrates on thought processes is the:
Drugs that alleviate the symptoms of mental dysfunction by affecting the brain are called:
The approach to therapy for mental illness in which a person pays a psychotherapist for services is called:
The use of exorcism suggests a belief that mental illness was caused by:
dysfunctional and deviant.
An individual has a 9-to-5 job. However, this person seldom gets up early enough to be at work on time, and expresses great distress over this fact. This individual's behavior would be considered abnormal because it is:
have graduated from medical school.
One major difference between psychiatrists and clinical psychologists is that psychiatrists:
The model of abnormality that pays particular attention to a client's family structure, societal norms, and a client's roles in society is:
The man who brought the reforms of moral therapy to the United States was:
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