PSY 275 Development, Stress, and Anxiety Quiz
Autistic thinking is the tendency to ______.
The central feature of a generalized anxiety disorder is ______.
______ are classified as neurodevelopment disorders in the DSM-5.
After witnessing a terrible car accident, John is experiencing so much emotional distress that he is having difficulty taking care of his responsibilities at work. He is most likely experiencing which of the following common features of traumatic stress disorders?
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive anxiety and worry that is _____________.
The essential feature of a panic disorder is ______.
A disorder characterized by a generalized delay or impairment in the development of intellectual and adaptive abilities is ______.
______ is the category within the DSM-5 that has many of the psychological disorders affecting children and adolescents.
A behavior disorder characterized by impulsivity, excessive motor activity, and inability to focus one’s attention is known as ______.
In the DSM-5, acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder are classified in which of the following categories?
Last year, Hannah witnessed an accident where a pedestrian was struck and killed by an automobile. Since the accident, Hannah has experienced anxiety and actively avoids the street where she witnessed the accident. A clinician might diagnose Hannah as having__________.
Which of the following is true of children with autism?
Todd spends hours checking and rechecking the doors and windows to his house to make sure they are completely locked and secured before he leaves for work in the morning. This is the only way he can prevent himself from being overwhelmed by anxiety and fears he left something unlocked as he drives to the office. Todd is suffering from ______ disorder.
The most common treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is ______.
Todd is six years old. His behavior is characterized by inattention, bullying, temper tantrums, stubbornness, and fidgeting. He is easily distracted, fails to finish anything he starts, often acts impulsively, and requires constant supervision. He is constantly on the go, running and climbing on things, and he cannot wait his turn in games or lines. He is suffering from ______ disorder.
Robert has had persistent anxiety for about 13 months. He has also suffered from shakiness, feeling “keyed up,” insomnia, irritability, and chronic muscle tension. He is best diagnosed as having a(n) ______ disorder.
The prevalence of autism has been ______ over the past 20 years.
EMDR is a technique to treat ______.
People with __________ are preoccupied with an imagined or exaggerated physical defect in their appearance. PSY 275 Development, Stress, and Anxiety Quiz.
Dick has episodes of sheer terror when riding on subway trains. He breaks into a cold sweat and often feels like he is having a heart attack. During these attacks he imagines that he is completely losing control of himself. Dick’s disorder is best described as a(n) ______ disorder.
Chad is on the dean’s list in college and he is also one of the best athletes on the football team. Despite his successes, Chad worries about his grades and finds his mind going blank at times. He is also beginning to have difficulty falling asleep. Most likely, Chad has ______.
There is an increased probability of autism occurring with _____.
In the previous version of the DSM, ___________ were used to describe distinct disorders within the autism spectrum.
Adjustment disorders are classified in the DSM-5 within a category of ____________.
An excessive, irrational fear of being in public without the availability of escape or help is ______.
Individuals suffering from Acute Stress Disorder may feel ______________.
A condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome on the 21st pair and characterized by intellectual developmental disorder and various physical anomalies is ______. PSY 275 Development, Stress, and Anxiety Quiz.
In PTSD, the loss of the ability to have loving feelings is which of the following common features of traumatic stress disorders?
Ron is an Iraq War veteran. He wakes up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat due to nightmares in which he relives his most frightening war experiences. He refuses to talk about the war with anyone and is constantly fidgety and “on edge.” He is unable to enjoy himself or develop intimate relationships. His symptoms have continued for over three years. He is best diagnosed as suffering from a(n) ______ disorder.
Which of the following is true?