Psychological Disorders

Q: False beliefs that are held even when the facts contradict them are called

(a) :  fantasies.
(b) :  hallucinations.
(c) :  illusions.
(d) :  delusions.
(e) :  None of the above
Answer:  delusions.
Explanation:  

Q: The Freudian explanation of anxiety disorders emphasizes

(a) :  the avoidance paradox.
(b) :  learned habits of self-defeating behavior.
(c) :  forbidden impulses that threaten a loss of control.
(d) :  the development of a faulty or inaccurate self-image and distorted self-perceptions.
(e) :  None of the above
Answer:  forbidden impulses that threaten a loss of control.
Explanation:  

Q: It has been discovered that all major anti-psychotic drugs

(a) :  block the action of dopamine.
(b) :  facilitate the action of dopamine.
(c) :  increase levels of dopamine.
(d) :  decrease levels of dopamine.
(e) :  None of the above
Answer:  block the action of dopamine.
Explanation:  

Q: The term schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean

(a) :  a split between thought and emotion.
(b) :  having more than one personality.
(c) :  the same thing as a dissociative reaction.
(d) :  that a person is insane.
(e) :  None of the above
Answer:  a split between thought and emotion.
Explanation:  

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