Child Test 1

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Child Test 1
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  1. Age is an important developmental index in
    judging behavior.
    True
  2. Ethnicity and race are terms for the same
    concept.
    False
  3. Psychiatrists earn an M.D. and psychologists earn
    a Ph.D.
    True
  4. Youth rarely refer themselves for clinical
    evaluation.
    True
  5. Population studies indicate that 5 to 10 percent
    of youth display some kind of clinic-level behavioral disorder.
  6. Quantifying the prevalence of disorders is
    difficult because it depends on several factors, including the definition of
    disorders, the population examined, and the methods used to identify the
    problem.
    True
  7. The conceptualization of childhood as a distinct
    period of life took hold in the 17th and 18th centuries.
    True
  8. Somatogenesis refers to the belief that
    behavioral disturbance results from a person’s being possessed or influenced by
    devils or some similar force.
    False
  9. Demonology refers to the belief that mental disorder can be
    attributed to bodily malfunction or imbalance.
    False
  10. Kraepelin is credited with a system to classify mental disturbances
    that served as the basis for modern classification systems.
    True
  11. Freud contributed to the field of childhood
    behavioral disorder by emphasizing the importance of early, unresolved
    psychological conflicts in the development of problems.
    True
  12. Behavior modification or behavior therapy is the
    explicit application of learning principles for the assessment and treatment of
    behavioral problems.
    True
  13. Longitudinal studies, focusing on normal development, assisted in
    the understanding and study of child and adolescent disorders.
    True
  14. Joe is in the second grade and cannot stay focused. He is not reading and tests below grade level in all subjects. He is rarely in trouble at school or at home. Joe
    A. is free from all behavior disorders.
    B. is a typical boy.
    C. may have a behavioral disorder and should be evaluated.
    d. is none of the above.
    C. may have a behavioral disorder and should be evaluated.
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