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  1. Excessively rigid patterns of behavior or ways
    of relating to others, which ultimately become self-defeating because of rigidity, are called ______.

    A. psychotic
    B. adjustment
    C. personality
    D. neurotic
    C. personality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The maladaptive behavior patterns, and lack of insight as to the problems they cause, that are characteristic of personality disorders are also found in ______.

    A. impulse control disorders
    B. adjustment disorders
    C. mood disorders
    D. anxiety disorders
    A. impulse control disorders
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The traits involved in personality disorders usually become evident in ______.

    A. late adulthood
    B. childhood
    C. middle adulthood
    D. adolescence
    D. adolescence
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The term _____ is used to describe a circumstance when clinical syndromes and personality disorders occur together.

    A. combined
    B. coordinated
    C. correlated
    D. comorbid
    D. comorbid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Mary is overly sensitive to criticism. She takes
    offence to the most trivial real or imagined slight. She does not trust others, is easily angered, and holds grudges. She has few friends and is extremely jealous and possessive of her one boyfriend, whom she is always accusing of fooling around. She is most likely suffering from _____ personality disorder.

    A. antisocial
    B. histrionic
    C. avoidant
    D. paranoid
    D. paranoid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Social isolation is the cardinal feature of _____ personality disorder.

    A. schizotypal
    B. narcissistic
    C. avoidant
    D. schizoid
    D. schizoid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Kate is a little “different” than others. She often feels as if deceased relatives are in the room with her. She believes she possesses a ‘sixth sense’ by which she can read people’s minds and foretell the future. She talks to herself frequently and often speaks to others in a meandering, vague, although not incoherent manner. She is often unkempt, believes most people are talking about her, and tends to be socially aloof. She is most likely suffering from ____ personality disorder.

    A. histrionic
    B. avoidant
    C. schizoid
    D. schizotypal
    D. schizotypal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Charlotte is charming, impulsive, self-centered,
    insensitive to others, irresponsible, has little anxiety, and feels not guilt or remorse when she hurts someone else. She blames others for her problems and rarely learns from her mistakes. She sees others as tools to be used to meet her own needs. While she can appear to be the nicest person in the world, if you get in her way, watch out! She is most likely manifesting ______ personality
    disorder.

    A. narcisstic
    B. sadistic
    C. antisocial
    D. paranoid
    C. antisocial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The terms “guiltless”, “irresponsible”, and “impulsive” best describe someone with _____ personality disorder.

    A. antisocial
    B. obsessive-compulsive
    C. histrionic
    D. narcissistic
    A. antisocial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Children who exhibit antisocial behavior patterns are said to be suffering from _____ disorder.

    A. attention-deficit
    B. conduct
    C. psychopathic
    D. maturity
    B. conduct
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Ted Bundy, a serial killer, is a classic example of someone with ______ personality disorder.

    A. antisocial
    B. schizotypal
    C. paranoid
    D. narcissistic
    A. antisocial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Liz is uncertain about her goals, values, loyalties, career, and friends. Sometimes she is not even sure if she is
    heterosexual or lesbian. She feels bored, empty, and is terrified of being alone. She clings desperately to her friends because of her fear of abandonment. However, her clinging behavior and oversensitivity to any sign of
    rejection often pushes away those friends. Liz is most likely suffering from _____ personality disorder.

    A. borderline
    B. dependent
    C. histrionic
    D. avoidant
    A. borderline
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Spending sprees, gambling, drug abuse, engaging
    in unsafe sex, reckless driving, and impulsive acts of self-mutilation areself-destructive behaviors that are characteristic of _____ personality
    disorder.

    A. borderline
    B. antisocial
    C. histrionic
    D. narcissistic
    A. borderline
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Molly is a born actress. She is always the center of attention. She is highly dramatic, overemotional, self-centered, spoiled, and inconsiderate of her friends. She is most likely suffering from _____ personality disorder.

    A. narcissistic
    B. histrionic
    C. antisocial
    D. dependant
    B. histrionic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. An appropriate college major for someone with histrionic personality disorder would be ______.

    A. physics
    B. architecture
    C. theatre
    D. psychology
    C. theatre
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Maya loves to brag about her accomplishments.
    While she is not overly dramatic or flirtatious, she enjoys being the center of attention. She is self-absorbed and lacks empathy for others. She is preoccupied with fantasies of future success, power, and recognition. She is most likely suffering from _____ personality disorder.

    A. histrionic
    B. borderline
    C. narcissistic
    D. antisocial
    C. narcissistic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. In the movie Indecent Proposal, Robert Redford played an extremely wealthy businessman who offered $1,000,000 to a couple if he could sleep with the attractive wife right after the couple was married. He would most likely have a _______ personality disorder.

    A. antisocial
    B. borderline
    C. histrionic
    D. narcissistic
    D. narcissistic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. People who are so terrified of criticism and rejection that they are generally unwilling to enter relationships are suffering from ______ personality disorder.

    A. avoidant
    B. paranoid
    C. antisocial
    D. schizoid
    A. avoidant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Although schizoid and avoidant personality disorders both display social withdrawal, the avoidants, unlike the schizoids, _______.

    A. do not mind working in groups or teams
    B. are angry all of the time, thus keeping people at a distance
    C. feel warmth towards others
    D. enjoy performing in public
    C. feel warmth towards others
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Kay is a thoughtful and considerate person but has a difficult time making decisions on her own. Sometimes Kay may even ask a friend to make a decision for her. She is most likely suffering from ______ personality disorder.

    A. schizotypal
    B. avoidant
    C. histrionic
    D. dependant
    D. dependant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Meg is a perfectionist. She is so preoccupied with perfection she almost never gets things done on time. Meg is dominated by rigid expectations and goals. Meg is suffering from _____ personality disorder.

    A. schizotypal
    B. obsessive-compulsive
    C. avoidant
    D. histrionic
    B. obsessive-compulsive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Along with histrionic personality disorder, _____ personality disorder may be overdiagnosed in woman because the associated pattern of behavior is generally more common in women than in men.

    A. schizotypal
    B. dependent
    C. narcissistic
    D. borderline
    B. dependent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Clinicians show a bias in diagnosing men with ______ personality disorder and women with histrionic disorder.

    A. obsessive-compulsive
    B. paranoid
    C. schizoid
    D. antisocial
    D. antisocial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. A state of “oneness” in which a child’s identity is fused with that of the mother is called ______.

    A. reciprocation
    B. identity diffusion
    C. symbiosis
    D. synthesis
    C. symbiosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Which of the following people is most likely to have experienced parental neglect or rejection?

    A. a person with avoidant personality disorder
    B. a person with antisocial personality disorder
    C. a person with schizotypal personality disorder
    D. a person with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    B. a person with antisocial personality disorder
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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