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C14 Practice Test

Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________ ____ 1. Low birth weight is a known risk factor for A) antisocial personality disorder. B) dissociative identity disorder. C) major depressive disorder. D) obsessive-compulsive disorder. E) schizophrenia. 2. A lack of conscience is most characteristic of those who have a(n) ________ disorder. A) dissociative B) antisocial personality C) dysthymic D) generalized anxiety E) obsessive-compulsive 3. A World Health Organization study of 20 countries estimated that ________ had the highest prevalence of mental disorders during the prior year. A) Japan B) Germany C) Mexico D) the United States E) the United Kingdom 4. Schizophrenia is most likely to be characterized by A) suicidal thoughts. B) disorganized and fragmented thinking. C) a lack of guilt feelings. D) alternations between extreme hopelessness and unrealistic optimism. E) periodic intervals of uncontrollable violence. 5. There is some evidence that a relatively low level of autonomic nervous system arousal may contribute to A) post-traumatic stress disorder. B) phobias. C) antisocial personality disorder. D) dissociative disorders. E) generalized anxiety disorder.

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6. The symptoms of ________ are likely to appear at an earlier age than the symptoms of ________. A) antisocial personality; schizophrenia B) major depression; bipolar disorder C) obsessive-compulsive disorder; phobias D) schizophrenia; obsessive-compulsive disorder E) major depression; alcohol abuse 7. An abnormal shrinkage of cerebral tissue is most likely to be associated with A) dissociative disorders. B) obsessive-compulsive disorder. C) post-traumatic stress disorder. D) dysthymic disorder. E) schizophrenia. 8. Evidence suggests that ________ contribute(s) to schizophrenia. A) the internalization of anger B) depressed serotonin levels C) a pessimistic explanatory style D)...