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psych 3230 - 5

TEST #7

QuestionAnswer
"Crack" is a form of cocaine.
Drug abuse and dependence are most common in what age group and in what type of community? Adolescence and young adulthood; economically depressed communities
Randy has been dependent on alcohol for ten years. Drinking has ruined his marriage, his life. If a friend told Randy that he needed to enter treatment, and Randy responded the way most alcohol dependent people do, he would probably say "Who do you think you are attacking me? You are the one with the problem."
Which of the following best explains why women tend to not "hold their booze" as well as men? Women metabolize alcohol less quickly than men.
Barbituate withdrawal is more dangerous and long-lasting than most drugs.
Unlike psychoactive substance abuse, psychoactive substance dependence usually involves a. physiological symptoms such as tolerance and withdrawal.
Which statement about Project MATCH is accurate? a. It showed that matching a client's personality to a form of treatment makes no difference.
Endorphins are opium-like substances produced by the body.
A moderating variable is something that influences the connection between two other variables.
Which parenting skill or parental behavior is most associated with adolescent substance use? Lack of monitoring the adolescent's activities
The only neuropsychological syndrome for which antiviral therapy is likely to be helpful is a. AIDS-related dementia.
Damage to the temporal lobes of the brain is most likely to result in forgetfulness.
Drugs used to treat enuresis are thought to decrease the deepest stage of sleep.
Which of the following is a possible explanation for the seeming lack of emotion in autistic children? They have a lack of social understanding
Brad has been diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). The disorder began around age 12 and is characterized by disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures. What aspect of this case is unusual? It is unusual for the onset of ODD to occur at age 12.
Which of the following is most likely to be used in the treatment of selective mutism? a. Family therapy
Delirium is thought to be more common in the elderly due to normal age-related changes in the brain.
Before the accident, Bob was unemployed and had few friends. Lionel, who suffered comparable head trauma, was a successful businessman and had just married. Which of these men should have the more favorable outcome and why? c. Lionel, because he is more likely to be motivated to recover.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most frequent psychological referral to mental health facilities.
Childhood anxiety disorders are associated with each of the following factors EXCEPT a. a deficit in conditionability to aversive stimuli.
The most effective medical treatment for Tourette's syndrome is c. neuroleptics such as haloperidol.
Which of the following is most likely to be characteristic of a physically aggressive Alzheimer's disease patient? Delusions of persecution
The particular disease that most commonly causes dementia is Alzheimer's disease.
A learning disability usually is identified because a child shows a disparity between his or her actual academic achievement and expected academic achievement.
The most common cause of dementia is c. degenerative brain disease.
Which of the following is NOT a subtype of ADHD found in the DSM-IV-TR? c. Inattentive/Impulsive Type
With respect to how he or she functions in relationships, an individual with mild mental retardation is most comparable to an adolescent.
What is the self-perpetuating cycle in conduct disorder? a. A genetic predisposition leads to a low IQ and difficult temperament, which leads to poor parenting and an insecure attachment, which leads to conduct disorder.
Divorce, hostility, and lack of monitoring are family characteristics most closely associated with conduct disorder.
Research on the effects of parental depression suggests that parental psychopathology leads to changes in parenting behavior that has lasting effects on children.
Anosognosia is an inability to make realistic self-appraisals.
Which of the following is not listed in the DSM-IV-TR under disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence? Sleepwalking disorder
The cohesive family model is a treatment strategy for the child with conduct disorder that proposes that dysfunctional interactions have served to maintain the child's problematic behavior.
As children with ADHD become adolescents and adults, many continue to experience symptoms.
Which of the following is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease? a. Being a woman
Historically, why has little attention been paid to childhood psychopathology? Childhood disorders were viewed as childhood versions of adult disorders.
What type of behavioral therapy is most likely to be used in the treatment of child with an anxiety disorder? a. Behavior therapy that includes assertiveness training and desensitization using graded real-life situations.
Cross-cultural studies of tics find that the average age of tic onset appears to be universal.
Individuals with Down syndrome typically show which of the following characteristics? They have large tongues and short fingers.
The damage that might be caused to the brain by riding a violently fast roller coaster is similar to that seen with a. a closed-head injury.
Mild brain injuries c. usually produce long-term, minor problems, particularly in older people.
Effective treatments for conduct disorder usually involve parental participation.
Early-onset Alzheimer's disease differs from late-onset from in that a. the progression of the disease is more rapid.
We are likely to find that most of the children with autistic disorder were identified as having the disorder before they were 3 years old.
What type of drugs are most likely to be used to inhibit the progression of Alzheimer's disease? Cholinesterase inhibitors
Juliet is a depressed child. When she wins a prize at school for her art project, how is she likely to explain it? c. I got lucky.
The development of conduct disorder in adolescence is not associated with lasting behavioral problems.
Which child below best illustrates the typical child with functional encopresis? c. A 7-year-old boy who soils himself when under stress.
What is the relationship between oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder? a. Virtually all children who develop conduct disorder have oppositional defiant disorder first.
The families of children with conduct disorders typically c. involve rejection and neglect.
The most common childhood anxiety disorder is ________. separation anxiety disorder
The extent of the deficits seen after brain damage are determined in part by how one is functioning before the damage occurs.
What is the advantage of using Pemoline to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder instead of Ritalin? c. Pemoline has fewer side effects.
Ruth experienced a stroke that severely damaged her occipital lobe. We can expect that she has an impairment in her ability to c. understand what she sees.
Shortly after birth, Darren's head began to grow. At age 5, a shunt was placed in his skull to drain fluid. He has seizures, trouble seeing, and is mildly mentally retarded. Darren's most likely diagnosis is hydrocephaly.
The evidence suggests that medications for ADHD a. work well for the short-term but show little long-term effect.
Behaviors, such as drug abuse, that leads to brain damage is most likely to be indicated a. only on Axis I.
What was the greatest problem that emerged as a classification system for childhood disorders was being developed? a. The same classification system that had been developed for adults was used for children.
Research on the effects of parental depression suggests that parental psychopathology leads to changes in parenting behavior that has lasting effects on children.
Separation anxiety disorder is best illustrated by which of the following people? c. Isabella, who worries that her father will die if she is not near him.
Delirium is thought to be more common in the elderly due to normal age-related changes in the brain.
The extremely intensive experimental behavior program designed by Ivar Lovaas for children with autism c. helped almost half of the children in the treatment program achieve normal intellectual functioning.
Which person is least likely to have a good recovery from moderate brain injury? a. Paul, who was severely depressed.
Anxiety disorders of childhood typically do not lead to problems later in life.
Which of the following statements about Alzheimer's disease is true? a. The specific symptoms vary considerably from patient to patient and from day to day for the same patient.
Asperger's disorder is a. similar to but less severe than autism.
Drugs used to treat enuresis are thought to decrease the deepest stage of sleep.
Tics are usually associated with severe behavioral problems.
Which of the following is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease? Giving birth to a child with Down syndrome before age 35
Which of the following is most likely to be used to produce sleep? a. Barbiturates
Which of the following is NOT a misconception about alcohol? Alcohol can interfere with sleep.
Controlled drinking - teaching alcoholics to drink in moderation - seems to work for some people with less severe alcoholism.
Aversive conditioning for alcoholics involves pairing alcohol with something unpleasant like electric shock.
The "alcohol flush reaction" c. results from an inability to metabolize alcohol.
Which of the following drugs is MDMA structurally similar to? c. Methamphetamine and mescaline
The use of methadone in the treatment of heroin dependence is comparable to c. using a nicotine patch to aid in smoking cessation.
Impaired memory and concentration, sluggishness, lack of motor coordination, and brain damage are side effects associated with excessive use of c. sedatives.
An example of a moderating influence would be a. the effect of time on outcome expectancy about alcohol.
Cirrhosis of the liver c. is caused by overworking the liver trying to assimilate large amounts of alcohol.
Behaviors, such as drug abuse, that leads to brain damage is mostly likely to be indicated Only on Axis I
Damage to the ______ lobes of the brain is most associated with memory loss; damage to the ______ lobes of the brain is most associated with passivity or impulsiveness. Temporal; frontal
Which is a good example of a person with an impairment of orientation? Marlon, who is not sure where he is or what month or year it is
Most cases of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease appear to be caused by One of several rare genetic mutations
What type of drugs are most likely to be used to inhibit the progression of Alzheimer’s Cholinesterase inhibitors
The only neuropsychological syndrome for which antiviral therapy is likely to be helpful is AIDS-related dementia
The occurrence of which after a head injury suggests a poor prognosis? Anterograde amnesia
The most promising development in the treatment of Alzheimer’s involves Vaccines that might clear away any accumulated plagues
Compared to enuresis, encopresis is Diagnosed at an earlier age
The development of conduct disorder in adolescence Is not associated with lasting behavioral problems
Autism is similar to schizophrenia in it Impact on multiple functions
Asperger’s disorder is Similar to but less severe than autism
Studies of the effectiveness of antidepressant medication with children have Produced inconsistent results
After being hit on the head, Bob experienced some retrograde amnesia… Did not know what happened 18.
The hallmark symptom of autism is Lack of interest in other people
The text presented a case study of a retired man who was hospitalized by his wife and son… He had a good memory for remote events but not memory for events that just occurred
Attention-deficit hyperactivity is characterized by Difficulties that interfere with effective task-oriented behavior
Damage to the temporal lobes of the brain is most likely to result in forgetfulness
A hypothetical drug that might improve cognitive functioning of Alzheimer’s patients would probably Increase levels of acetylcholine
Major brain damages Sometimes cause minor changes and sometimes major ones
Consistent with its established role in memory, neurons in the ______ suffer much damage in Alzheimer’s Hippocampus
Which of the following statements about the brain is true The skull is designed to support as much as 2 tons of weight
Which is a good example of a person with impairment of orientation? Marlon, who is not sure where he is or what month or year it is
The most common cause of dementia is Degenerative brain disease
Which of the following is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s Being a woman
Early-onset Alzheimer’s affects people in their 40s
Delirium has a ________ onset and dementia has a ________ onset Rapid; gradual
31. Mild brain injuries Usually produce long term, minor problems, particularly in older people
The most common cause of traumatic brain injury is Motor vehicle accidents
Delirium is thought to be more common in the elderly due to Normal age-related changes in the brain
It has been observed that if a woman gives birth to a child with Down Syndrome before the age of 35 she has an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Which best explains this observation? A genetic mutation that increases the susceptibility to Alzheimer’s also increases the likelihood of passing chromosomal abnormalities
Focal brain damage is most likely to be a consequence of Stroke
The damage that might be caused to the brain by a violent roller coaster is similar to that seen with A closed-head injury
Delirium Is usually reversible
You are convinced that your grandmother has Alzheimer’s. How can your doctor confirm your diagnosis? By ruling out all other potential causes of dementia
If the cause of dementia is organic, this will be referenced on________. If the cause stems from self-inflicted brain damage this will be referenced on______. Axis I and Axis III; Axis I
Treatment of ADHD with drugs such as Ritalin is thought to be effective as it Increases the ability to concentrate
When symptoms of mental retardation are not apparent until after age 17, The diagnosis would be dementia, not mental retardation
What is the relationship b/w oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder? Virtually all children who develop conduct disorder have oppositional defiant disorder first
Studies of the effectiveness of antidepressant medication with children have Produced inconsistent results
ADHD Is the most frequent psychological referral to mental health facilities
Microcephaly and macrocephaly have what in common? The involve alterations in head size and shape
Cross-cultural studies of tics find that The average age of tic onset appears to be universal
Currently, the cause of ADHD is believed to be Both biological and psychological factors
Shortly after birth, Darren’s head began to grow. At age 5, a shunt was placed in his skull to drain fluid… Hydrocephaly
_______ is to antisocial personality disorder as _________ is to conduct disorder Conduct disorder; ODD
In order for a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s to be definitively made Brain tissue must be examined
The terms function and organic are no longer found in the DSM. Functional was previously used to indicate a ______ origin while organic was used to refer to brain damage with a _______ cause Psychological; biological
The neuropathology in AIDS-related dementia Includes generalized atrophy in the brain
Which is the most typical example of the onset of Alzheimer’s? When Yula’s dementia became obvious, her family looked back on her behavior and realized that she had been exhibiting memory deficits
Which statement about separation anxiety disorders is accurate? The child with separation anxiety is likely to be immature and lack self-confidence
Jenny has an IQ in the average range. How, at school she is doing very badly… Most likely has a learning disability
Delirium is to dementia as _______ is to __________ Acute; chronic
An asymmetry in brain development has been hypothesized to be a cause of Learning disabilities
Vascular dementia Is a result of many small strokes
As children with ADHD become adolescents and adults, Many continue to experience symptoms
Artiss developed conduct disorder early. Bertram developed conduct disorder late. This suggests that Artiss will have a higher likelihood of adult antisocial personality disorder
We are likely to find that most of the children with autistic disorder Were identified as having the disorder before they were three years old
What was the greatest problem that emerged as classification system for childhood disorders was being developed? The same classification system that had been developed for adults was used for children
Drugs used to treat enuresis are thought to Decrease the deepest stage of sleep
Which of the following has been associated with autism? Fragile X syndrome
What has been found to be the most effective approach to the treatment of enuresis? Conditioning procedures
Research suggests that the use of __________may decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease Ibuprofen
Mild to moderate diffuse brain damage is most likely to result in Attention deficits
Which of the following would someone with amnestic syndrome NOT be able to do? Tell you who they met 5 minutes ago
It has been suggested that the symptoms seen in autism might reflect a problem with the function of th Amygdala
Evidence that culture plays a role in the development of childhood anxiety comes from the fact that Children from cultures that favor inhibition and compliance report more fears
As a camp counselor you are surprised when you hear that one of your young campers takes hormone replacement drug intranasally to treat a psychological disorder. The disorder is most likely Enuresis
The effects of head trauma on memory suggest that the process of memory consolidation can be interrupted
Dementia in HIV may be due to the HIV virus directly attacking brain cells
Which of the following is probably the most important factor in determining the functioning of a child who undergoes significant traumatic brain injury? competencies acquired before the injury
Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease differs from other the late-onset form in that the progression of the disease is more rapid
Delirium affects perception
Favorable outcomes following a traumatic brain injury are associated with all of the following EXCEPT being young
Damage to the ____ lobes of the brain is most associated with memory loss; damage to the ___ lobes of the brain is most associated with passivity or impulsiveness a. temporal; frontal
A bullet is most likely to cause a penetrating head injury
Delirium is thought to be more common in the elderly due to normal age-related changes in the brain
Most cases of early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease appear to be caused by one of the several rare genetic mutations
You are convinced that your grandmother has Alzheimer’s. How can your doctor confirm your diagnosis? by ruling out all other potential causes of dementia
A physical condition that leads to dementia is likely to referenced a. on both Axis I and Axis III
A person who has experienced destruction of brain tissue may have widespread or limited behavioral deficits. The outcome depends upon all of the following EXCEPT: whether the person is male or female
An individual with neuropsychological damage will not usually show manifest signs of psychopathology such as panic attacks or delusions
How does vascular dementia differ from Alzheimer’s Disease? accompanying mood disorders are more common
Damage to the temporal lobes of the brain is most likely to result in forgetfulness
The only neuropsychological syndrome for which antiviral therapy is likely to be helpful is AIDS-related dementia
Jerry had a stroke several months ago. Among the changes his family has noticed is that he now blows up over little things, cries over minor problems and laughs at anything, no matter how silly. Jerry is showing: impairment of affective modulation
After the car accident, Sherry was unable to remember what happened from the time of the crash until the following morning. Sherry appears to have experienced anterograde amnesia
Mild Brain Injuries usually produce long term, minor problems, particularly in older people
Which of the following is NOT a subtype of ADHD found in the DSM-IV-TR? inattentive/impulsive type
Individuals with down syndrome typically show which of the following characteristics? they have large tongues and short fingers
A learning disability usually is identified because a child shows a disparity b/t their actual academic achievement and their expected academic achievement
The incidence of Down syndrome increases as the age of the parents increases
Children born with phenylketonuria appear normal
The families of children with conduct disorders typically involve rejection and neglect
____ are a group of severely disabling conditions in children that are considered to be the result of structural differences in the brain and usually apparent at birth or as the child begins to develop. pervasive developmental disorders
Currently, the cause of ADHD is believed to be both biological and psychological factors
Phenylketonuria can be used to illustrate how nature and nurture interact
Jenny has an IQ in the average range. However, at school she is doing very badly. She has consistently scored… most likely has learning disability
The extent of the deficits seen after brain damage are determined in part how one is functioning before the damage occurs
Emotional dyscontrol and personality alterations are expected with frontal lobe damage
What type of drugs are most likely to be used to inhibit the progression of the Alzheimer’s Disease? cholinesterase inhibitors
Before the accident, Bob was unemployed and had few friends. Lionel, who suffered comparable head trauma… Lionel, because he is most likely to be motivated to recover
It is important that mental health professionals have an understanding of the effects of brain damage because brain damage can result in symptoms that look like psychological conditions
Which of the following is TRUE concerning sleepwalking disorder? takes place during nonREM sleep
The development of conduct disorder in adolescence is not associated with lasting behavioral problems
Focal brain damage is most likely to be a consequence of stroke
It is important to do a thorough physical examination, to rule out problems, before diagnosing encopresis because these children often suffer from constipation
Which of the following is most likely to be characteristic of a physically aggressive Alzheimer’s Disease patient? delusions of persecution
1. We are likely to find that most of the children with autistic disorder were identified as having the disorder before they were 3 years old.
2. All of the following are symptoms of Tourette's syndrome EXCEPT enuresis.
3. Artiss developed conduct disorder early. Bertram developed conduct disorder late. This suggests that Artiss will have a higher likelihood of adult antisocial personality disorder.
What is the self-perpetuating cycle in conduct disorder? A genetic predisposition leads to a low IQ and difficult temperament, which leads to poor parenting and an insecure attachment, which leads to conduct disorder.
5. The extremely intensive experimental behavior program designed by Ivar Lovaas for children with autism helped almost half of the children in the treatment program achieve normal intellectual functioning.
Which of the following is most likely to be used in the treatment of selective mutism? Family therapy
7. Which of the following statements about Alzheimer's disease is true? The specific symptoms vary considerably from patient to patient and from day to day for the same patient.
As a camp counselor, you are surprised when you hear that one of your young campers takes a hormone replacement drug intranasally to treat a psychological disorder. The disorder is most likely enuresis.
All of the following are reasons why cognitive disorders are addressed in an abnormal text EXCEPT psychological conditions can signal the onset of brain damage.
Dementia in HIV may be due to the HIV virus directly attacking brain cells.
Children with ADHD that have symptoms of hyperactivity are usually viewed negatively by their peers because of their behaviors.
What is the advantage of using Pemoline to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder instead of Ritalin? Pemoline has fewer side effects.
Childhood anxiety disorders are associated with each of the following factors EXCEPT a deficit in conditionability to aversive stimuli.
The term "juvenile delinquent" is defined by the legal system
The long held belief that children with Down syndrome are especially placid and loving has been shown to be invalid by research
Which behavior pattern is extremely unlikely to be found in a child with conduct disorder? constant worry about minor issues
Phenylketonuria can be used to illustrate how nature and nurture interact.
Tics are usually associated with severe behavioral problems.
After her parents' divorce, Julia began wetting the bed. She wets the bed almost nightly and is embarrassed about it in the morning. What disorder would this 7-year-old be diagnosed with? Secondary functional enuresis
Orlando, frequently twists his head uncontrollably and yelps or grunts. If he has not done this for several hours, he has a sensation that can only be relieved by engaging in these movements and sounds. The most likely diagnosis is Tourette's syndrome.
What has been found to be the most effective approach to the treatment of enuresis? Conditioning procedures
Despite studies such as by Ivar Lovaas, the overall prognosis for children with autism is poor.
After the car accident, Sherry was unable to remember what happened from the time of the crash until the following morning. Sherry appears to have experienced anterograde amnesia.
Evidence that culture plays a role in the development of childhood anxiety disorders comes from the fact that children from cultures that favor inhibition and compliance report more fears.
25. After being hit on the head, Bob experienced some retrograde amnesia. Those who were there knew this because he did not know what happened.
The neuropathology in AIDS-related dementia includes generalized atrophy in the brain.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most frequent psychological referral to mental health facilities.
The incidence of Down syndrome increases as the age of the parents increases
Mild brain injuries usually produce long-term, minor problems, particularly in older people.
Separation anxiety disorder is best illustrated by which of the following people? Isabella, who worries that her father will die if she is not near him.
The best avenue of research for effective treatment of Alzheimer's disease involves prevention or treatment at the first sign of illness because lost neurons cannot be regained.
32. Girls with conduct disorder are at risk for teen pregnancy.
Mild to moderate diffuse brain damage is most likely to result in attention deficits.
Urine testing allows for the early detection of ________ and its treatment, which consists of ________. phenylketonuria; a low-phenylalanine diet
Favorable outcomes following a traumatic brain injury are associated with all of the following EXCEPT being young.
The first neurons to be affected in Alzheimer's disease are cells that release acetylcholine.
It is believed that depressed mothers negatively affect their infants because they respond less sensitively to their children and show more irritable behavior.
Throughout his young life, Quincy, age 7, rarely wakes up in the morning to a dry bed. Quincy would be diagnosed as having primary functional enuresis.
The development of conduct disorder in adolescence is not associated with lasting behavioral problems.
When Mrs. Thomason experienced a stroke, a small area of her brain was deprived of oxygenated blood. This resulted in a focal lesion.
***microcephaly and macrocephaly have what in common?*** they involve alterations in head size and shape
which of the following would someone with amnestic disorder NOT be able to do? tell you whom he or she met 5 minutes ago
an individual with neuropsychological damage may or may not have psychopathological symptoms
by definition learning disorders are not due to a physical defect
urine testing allows for the early detection of _____ and its treatment, which consists of ______. phenylketonuria; a low-phenylalanine diet
the cohesive family model is a treatment strategy for the child with conduct disorder that proposes that dysfunctional interactions have served to maintain the child's problematic behavior
delirium is usually reversible
mild to moderate diffuse brain damage is most likely to result in attention deficits
when a closed-head injury occurs the damage is a result of the brain colliding with the skull
all of the following are reasons why cognitive disorders are addressed in an abnormal text EXCEPT psychological conditions can signal the onset of brain damage
suddenly, Lavinia is unable to remember what she was doing. She screams that bugs are crawling all over the walls. she begins to wildly swing her arm around. she cant fall asleep at night, but finally falls asleep at daylight. lavinia most likely has delirium
which of the following is not listed in the DSM-IV-R under disorders and infancy, childhood, and adolescence? sleepwalking disorder
the most common cause of dimentia is degenerative brain disease
separation anxiety disorder is best illustrated by which of the following people? isabella, who worries that her father will die if she is not near him
what is the relationship between oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder? virtually all children who develop conduct disorder have oppositional defiant disorder first.
shortly after birth, darren's head began to grow. at age 5, a shunt was placed in his skull to drain fluid. he has seizures, trouble seeing, and is mildly mentally retarded. darren's most likely diagnosis is hydrocephaly
after her parent's divorce, julia began wetting the bed. she wets the bed almost nightly and is embarrassed about it in the morning. what disorder would this 7-year-old be diagnosed with? secondary functional enuresis
you are convinced that your grandmother has alzheimer's. how can your doctor confirm your diagnosis? by ruling out all other potential causes of dementia
_______are a group of severely disabling conditions in children that are considered to be the result of structural differences in the brain and usually apparent at birth or as the child begins to develop pervasive developmental disorders
damage to the temporal lobes of the brain is most likely to result in forgetfullness
tics are usually not noticed by the individual performing the act
in order for a diagnosis of alzheimer's disease to be definitively made brain tissue must be examined
brad has been diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). the disorder began around age 12 and is characterized by disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures. what aspect of this case is unusual? it is unusual for the onset of ODD to occur at age 12
which of the following statements about alzheimer's disease is true? the specific symptoms vary considerably from patient to patient and from day to day for the same patient
ruth experienced a stroke that severely damaged her occipital lobe. we can expect that she has an impairment in her ability to understand what she sees
what types of delusions are most commonly seen in alzheimer's disease? delusions of persecution
which of the following has been associated with autism? defective genes or radiation damage
research on the effectiveness of antidepressants for the treatment of childhood depression has been inconclusive
which of the following in NOT a subtype of ADHD found in the DSM-IV-TR? inattentive/impulsive type
what type of behavioral therapy is most likely to be used in the treatment of a child with an anxiety disorder? behavior therapy that includes assertiveness training and desensitization using graded real-life situations
after the car accident, sherry was unable to remember what happened from the time of the crash until the following morning. sherry appears to have experienced anterograde amnesia
the extremely intensive experimental behavior program designed by ivar lovaas for children with autism helped almost half of the children in the treatment program achieve normal intellectual functioning
the first neurons to be affected in alzheimer's disease are cells that release acetylcholine
research suggests that the use of _____ may decrease the risk of developing alzheimer's disease ibuprofen
late-onset alzheimer's disease has been linked to a gene on chromosome 19
the families of children with conduct disorders typically involve rejection and neglect
emotional dyscontrol and personality alterations are expected with frontal lobe damage
genetic factors are clearly involved in the more severe forms of retardation
the best avenue of research for effective treatment of alzheimer's disease involves prevention or treatment at the first sign of illness because lost neurons cannot be regained
jerry had a stroke several months ago. among the changes his family has noticed is that he now blows up over little things, cries over minor problems, and laughs at anything, no matter how silly. Jerry is showing impairment of emotional modulation
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