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Abnormal Psychology

Pagsusulit para sa Abnormal Psychology mula sa TR Reviewer (nabuo ang test na ito bago pa nailabas ang mga TOS - Tables of

Question #1 (1 point)

Hippocrates believed that abnormal behavior was caused by:

brain fever


imbalance in bodily fluids or humors

displeasure from the gods

Question #2 (1 point)

His fundamental theories on the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders form the basis of the
major diagnostic systems in use today. He is also credited with the classification of
what was previously considered to be a unitary concept of psychosis, into two distinct
forms (dichotomy): manic depression (now seen as comprising a range of mood
disorders such as recurrent major depression and bipolar disorder), and dementia
praecox. His name is
Josef Breuer

Emil Kraepelin

Aaron Beck

Jean Charcot

Question #3 (1 point)

This therapy is directed at challenging, correcting, and changing an individual's

maladaptive interpretations of events, thought patterns, perceptual biases and
unrecognized assumptions. This therapy is called
cognitive therapy

psychodynamic therapy

humanistic or client-centered therapy

behavior therapy

Question #4 (1 point)

According to Scheff some psychologist argue that cultural or societal norms are the the
only criterion for labeling a behavior as abnormal, this perspective is known as:

cultural values criterion

indigenous cultural

cultural relativism criterion

cultural psychology

Question #5 (1 point)

This theory of psychopathology maintains that psychological symptoms and disorders

are caused by faulty genes, disordered biochemistry, abnormalities in the brain and
defective nervous system. The theory being referred to is called

psychodynamic theory of abnormality

biochemical theory of abnormality

biological theory of abnormality

social theory of abnormality

Question #6 (1 point)

She is an American crusader for the moral treatment of mental patients in the United
States and helped in the establishment of more than 30 mental institutions in the US,
Canada and Scotland, her name is

Anne Parrish

Eleanor Roosevelt

Dorothea Dix

Angelina Grimke

Question #7 (1 point)

A Mind that Found Itself is the title of the book that contained the personal account of
the author while being treated in a mental hospital. The book is important in changing
the view of physicians and the public about mental institutions and patients. The book
was written by
Clifford Beers

Philippe Pinel

Emil Kraepelin

William Tuke

Question #8 (1 point)

It is also referred to as the study of psychological disorder or abnormal psychology

mental hygiene



Question #9 (1 point)

Phenothiazines and butyrophenone are drugs that help reduce the symptoms of -




Question #10 (1 point)

A form of complex neurosis characterized by emotional instability, repression,

dissociation and suggestibility. The physiological symptoms are believed to be the
result of psychological processes. This condition observed to occur only among women
is described in papyrus of Egypt and Mesopotamia known as the"wandering uterus".




Question #11 (1 point)

It is a mental disorder where people believed they are turning into wolves and acting
out wolverine behaviors, such condition is called




Question #12 (1 point)

He published the book The Pathology and Therapy of Psychic Disorders in 1845. The
book explains that all mental disorders are caused by brain pathology. The author of
the book is
Wilhelm Griesinger

Wilhelm Wundt

Emil Kraepelin

Richard Krafft-Ebing
Question #13 (1 point)

A criteria that defines abnormality characterized by a dysfunctional behavior that

causes people both emotional and physical harm interfering to their optimal
functioning and growth. The criteria applies to people who have lost touch with reality
or said to deviate from accepted and defined norms.
maladaptiveness criterion

mental illness criterion

discomfort criterion

unusualness criterion

Question #14 (1 point)

Of the classic psychosomatic disorder such as asthma, migraine, headaches, peptic

ulcer, anorexia nervosa, hypertension, which one among the choices below should be
included in the list


heart attack


Question #15 (1 point)

A form of deception where an individual exaggerate illness to avoid an unpleasant

situation (ex. military duties) or faking illness for financial gain from medical insurance.
It is not an illness or mental disorder but in some cases these individuals may show
signs of having an antisocial personality disorder. This syndrome is called
placebo response


factitious disorder

dissociative disorder

Question #16 (1 point)

Bedlam refers to chaos and madness. It is also one of the famous examples of a
mental hospital that treated poorly its patients. The hospital is also called
La Bicetre Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital

George Hospital

Bethlehem Royal Hospital

Question #17 (1 point)

Now on its 5th Edition the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorder (DSM)
serves as the manual for diagnosing psychological disorders in the the US and it is
being adapted worldwide. The American Psychiatric Association published the first
edition of DSM in which year?




Question #18 (1 point)

It is an ancient form of brain surgery found among cave dwellers used for people who
are acting bizarre and having hallucination and other forms of mental disorders. The
practice is called -
trephining or trephination




Question #19 (1 point)

It is a somatoform disorder that involves many physical sign of pregnancy and a

woman's belief of being pregnant but actually she is not. This condition is called





Question #20 (1 point)

This disorder occurs more frequently in women than men. The individual suffers from
pain but there is no observable physical basis for such complaints. The disorder
impairs significantly the functioning of an individual. This somatoform disorder is
somatization disorder

conversion disorder

somatoform pain disorder