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2. Although panic attacks strike suddenly and without
warning, a person may develop aversion to places where
they have occurred, especially if escape is determined to be
difficult or embarrassing. This avoiding behavior may
develop into
1) panic disorder
2) social phobia
3) agoraphobia
4) reclusion disorder
5) situational phobia
3. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of acute stress
1) Derealization
2) Depersonalization
3) Flashbacks
4) Obsessions
5) Selective amnesia
4. Systematic desensitization is a commonly used treatment
for which of the following disorders?
1) Specific phobia
2) Generalized anxiety disorder
3) Bipolar depression
4) Catatonic schizophrenia
5) Bulimia
5. A feeling of “free-floating anxiety” is most closely
associated with
1) Agoraphobia
2) Paranoid personality disorder
3) Psychosis
4) Generalized anxiety disorder
5) Mental retardation
6. Laura is a high school student who before she leaves her
house, must check every window in the house because she
believes that if she does not, a robber will break in and steal
her family’s belongings. Her therapist gives her a SSRI,
and engages her in therapy where she does not allow Laura
to check the windows before leaving, and repeats this with
Laura many times.
Laura is demonstrating symptoms of
1) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
2) Unipolar depression
3) Undifferentiated schizophrenia
4) Mania
5) Psychosis
7. Which of the following types of disorders is Obsessive
Compulsive Disorder?
1) Mood
2) Somatoform
3) Psychotic
4) Anxiety
5) Organic
8. Which of the following is an example of an obsession?
1) Stalking
2) Hoarding
3) Washing
4) Counting
5) Fear of germs
9. Which of the following is an example of a compulsion?
1) Washing one’s hands for a half an hour three times a
2) Concern with death and dying
3) Feeling as if something terrible is going to happen
4) Preoccupation with order and exactness
5) Worrying that someone will break into one’s home
10. Hyperviligance, the feeling of constantly being on guard for
threats in one’s environment, is a symptom of which of the
following disorders?
1) Post traumatic stress disorder
2) Generalized anxiety disorder
3) Disorganized schizophrenia
4) Borderline personality disorder
5) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
11. Which of the following presents the highest risk for
developing post traumatic stress disorder?
1) A student studying for a cumulative final examination
2) A couple going on their honeymoon to Maui
3) A man recently fired from his job
4) A soldier recently home after two years in combat
5) A schizophrenic patient suffering from auditory
12. A soldier recently home from a war zone is susceptible to
1) agoraphobia
2) post traumatic stress disorder
3) acute stress response
4) body dsymorphic disorder
5) social anxiety disorder
13. Heather, by relatively normal standards, is an average
looking person. Many people refer to her as quite pretty,
but she is convinced that her nose is grotesque, extremely
large, disfigured, and this is the first and only thing
anybody notices about her.
Which diagnosis would Heather qualify for?
1) Hypochondriasis
2) Somatization disorder
3) Conversion disorder
4) Body dysmorphic disorder
5) Disfigurement disorder
14. Which of the following categories of mental illness does
body dysmorphic disorder fall under?
1) Mood
2) Anxiety
3) Somatoform
4) Organic
5) Dissociative
15. Delia often complains of body parts hurting, and is
convinced she has one disease or another. She has seen
several doctors in order to get multiple prescriptions for her
symptoms, and usually they just give her a mild sedative to
satisfy her incessant demands for attention.
Delia’s behavior is characteristic of which of the following?
1) Panic disorder
2) Bipolar depression
3) Schizophrenia
4) Hypochondriasis
5) Dissociative Identity disorder
16. In which of the following may a person experience
I. Schizophrenia
II. Bipolar disorder
III. Hypnagogia
1) I only
2) II only
3) III only
4) I and II only
5) I, II, and III
17. Which of the following is a defining characteristic of major
depressive disorder?
1) Presence of hallucinations or delusions
2) Lack of conscience for wrongdoing
3) Alternating periods of mania and profound periods of
4) A chronic state of despair that is disruptive to an
individual’s social functioning
5) A state of dejection and mild discontent with life
18. Which of the following would be the correct diagnosis for a
person who exhibits depressive symptoms during late fall
and the winter, but exhibits no symptoms during the rest of
the year?
1) Bipolar disorder
2) Post traumatic stress disorder
3) Seasonal affective disorder
4) Melancholia
5) Mild depression
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