PSYC 406 Quiz 1 (All are correct)
In the journal article assigned to Forum 1, the authors assert that they were able to make conclusions about treatment.
The purpose of the Minami et al. study assigned for Forum 1 was to evaluate the effectiveness of TAU’s delivered in a managed healthcare organization by means of a
Limitations of the Minami et al. Forum 1 Journal Article called for caution in interpretation of the results.
According to the list of psychiatric disorders provided in the DSM-IV-TR PowerPoint material, a Mood Disorder is diagnosed on:
A. Axis II
B. Axis VI
C. Axis IV
D. Axis I
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-IV-TR is authored by:
A. American Psychological Association
B. American Philosophial Association
C. National Alliance for Mental Illness
D. American Psychiatric Association
The victims of Katrina in New Orleans that have been displaced and receiving mental health treatment might receive specific attention on Axis IV of the DSM-IV-TR as follows:
A. Occupational problems
B. Problems related to the social environment
C. Housing and Economic Problems
D. All of the above
Abnormal, in terms of pathological psychological phenomenon means:
A. away from the norm
B. statistically deviant
C. behavior occurring infrequently
D. all of the above
The terms “adaptive” and “maladaptive” refer to the effectiveness, or ineffectiveness of a person’s behavior.
Compare and contrast the social constructivist perspective of psychopathology to that of the essentialist perspective.
Diagnostic criteria and constructs appear to have consistent implications and meanings across different cultures.
There is probably not a DSM-IV disorder for which gender differences have been problematic.
About ________ percent of of individuals who attempt or commit suicide have a mental disorder.
There appears to be plenty of criticism of DSM-IV and ICD-10. However, ___________________ ___________.
A. none suggest abandonment
B. benefits outweigh costs
C. there is fault with the language
D. all of the above
Depression seems to be primarily a contemporary phenomenon without a long-term history of conception.
Prevalence rates of depression:
A.are consistent over time
B.have diminished with the advent of psychotropic medications
C.vary between 4-6%
D.cannot be determined
Define the terms “endogenous” and “reactive.”
Mood disorders occur twice as often in women than in men.