Psych exam 3
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What is a Psychological disorder?
Deviant, distressful, dysfunctional behavior patterns
What do Rorschach inkblots encourage?
They encourage people to express their inner feelings in response to looking at ambiguous pictures
What is not a cause of anxiety?
Under-active frontal lobes
What are the big 5 personality factors?
- Open to experience
What is associated with PTSD?
- Social withdrawal
- Jumpy annoyance
What is Not reciprocal determinism?
Fundamental traits are?
Characteristics behaviors and conscious motives
What is an example of displacement?
A manager reprimanding an employee after a negative review from the CEO
What is the spotlight effect?
How much we feel others notice us
WHo pioneered the concept of unconditional positive regard?
Someone who refuses to perceive painful realities is showing what?
What is Self-actualization?
The process of fulfilling our potential
Intense dread, dizziness and chest pain are symptoms of what?
What is external locus control?
The perception that outside forces control your destiny
Repressing angry feelings and showing exaggerates friendliness is what?
When you are a victim of a self -fulfilling prophecy?
You act as other expect you to
An extraverted person is most likely to?
Have low brain arousal
What so the big 5 personality traits predict?
Average behavior across situations
Which is a group of disorders characterized by disorganized thinking, disturbed perceptions and inappropriate emotions and actions?
Murderous minds have reduced activation in what area?
Generating self-justifying explanations that hide one's real motives
What does MMPI assess?
Abnormal personality tendencies
Which neurotransmitter is the most involved in schizophrenia?
A classification scheme
Which is not true of those who are excessively optimistic?
They consider the risks of their actions
Which are two forms of mood disorders?
Major depression and bipolar disorders.
Calm, secure, and self satisfied are "endpoints" of?
Which is an example of regression?
Escaping the world by mentally "going back" to childhood
Moody and reversed people are _____?
Which disorders is most culturally universal?
Rats subjected to unpredictable shocks become chronically anxious. This suggests that anxiety is a response primarily to?
The phallic stage occurs during?
Which defense mechanism involves retreating to an earlier stage of development?
The oral stage occurs during?
When is the Anal stage?
When is the Latency stage?
Which combines keen intelligence, charming personality, and amorality?
Antisocial personality disorder
Accepting credit for successes but blaming the situation for poor performance is?
When you relax and say what comes to mind, no matter how embarrassing or trivial, this is _____?
Which disorder is marked by hyperactivity, impulsivity and extreme inattention?
Someone who is disciplined, organized and careful has a high level of what?
What is learned helplessness?
Passive resignation in the face of aversive events
In bipolar disorder, the brain rapidly consumes glucose during what state?
What should you NOT say if you want to ten an apartment?
Im getting out of a mental hospital in a few days
Which is based on sexual an aggressive drives?
What are the criteria for Harmful dysfunction?
What are three personality disorders?
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
What are the defense mechanisms?
- Reaction formation
What would you like to do?
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