Personality Ch16 online quiz

The cluster of odd personality disorders consists of which personality disorders?
paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal
___________, a pattern of negative attitudes and resistance to the demands of others, was dropped from DSM-IV-TR, but may be included once again in future editions of the DSM.
passive-aggressive personality disorder
Which is not an area listed in the DSM-IV as required to be affected by a personality disorder?
People with _________ personality disorder display great instability, major shifts in mood, an unstable self-image, and impulsivity.
According to a large body of research with diverse populations, how many supertraits, or factors, may describe the basic structure of personality?
An inflexible pattern of inner experience and outward behavior is known as a:
personality disorder
The lack of consensus about the correct diagnosis of personality disorders questions the _______ of the DSM categories.
People with one of the odd clusters of personality disorders often qualify for an additional diagnosis of:
Which of the following is not a quality/skill that may shift in a sufferer of borderline personality disorder?
athletic ability
Psychodynamic theorists believe that people who develop antisocial personality disorder have failed to develop a sense of:
Which is not a description of the three clusters of DSM-IV personality disorders?
High degree of learned helplessness.
What IS a description of the three clusters of the DSM personality disorders is odd or eccentric behavior, dramatic behavior, high degree of anxiety
The cluster of dramatic personality disorders includes which of the following personality disorders.
antisocial, borderline, histrionic, and narcissistic
DSM-IV-TR stipulates that a person must be at least 18 years of age to receive the diagnosis of ___________ personality disorder.
Freudian theorists suggest that people with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder are:
Anal regressive
What is the primary distinction between the beliefs of someone with paranoid personality disorder and someone with paranoid schizophrenia?
The beliefs of someone with paranoid personality disorder are not usually delusional, while the beliefs of someone with paranoid schizophrenia are.
Which of the following treatment approaches is of limited help for sufferers of paranoid personality disorder?
drug therapy
People with borderline personality disorder often experience _________ disorders.
Which of the following is not one of the biological factors that is common to people with schizophrenia and people with schizotypal personality disorder?
reduced activity of serotonin
___________ is a recurrent failure to resist the impulse to steal, even though the person often has more than enough money to pay for the articles they steal.
People with _________ personality disorder display a range of interpersonal problems marked by extreme discomfort in close relationships, odd patterns of thinking and perceiving, and behavioral eccentricities.
People with ___________ personality disorder are sometimes described as psychopaths or sociopaths.
What is the primary reason that people with schizoid personality disorder avoid social contact?
Prefer to be alone
People with ____________________ repeatedly pluck hair from various parts of their bodies.
______________________ , which helps clients increase their ability to tolerate distress, learn new social skills, and responds more effectively to life situations, is considered the treatment of choice in many clinical circles for borderline personality disorder.
Dialectical behavior therapy
____________ personality disorder was formerly a name for histrionic personality disorder.
The cluster of anxious personality disorders includes avoidant, dependent, and __________ personality disorders.
Enduring and predictable behavioral consistencies are often called:
Personality traits
Men are ____ as likely as women to display obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Personality disorders typically become recognizable in:
adolescence or early adulthood
Which is not a disorder that clinicians think of as related to an uncontrollable need to be online?
obsessive-compulsive disorder
Which of the following statements is true of the relationship between obsessive-compulsive anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder?
Researchers have not found a specific link between the two disorders.
Personality disorders are diagnosed on Axis _____ of the DSM-IV.
Axis II
Psychodynamic explanations for dependent personality disorder are very similar to those for _________.
Which of the following is not a problem with the DSM-IV-TR categories of personality disorders?
all of the personality disorders are seen more in men than in women, suggesting a bias in diagnostic criteria
Children with _________ and an accompanying ________ disorder apparently have a heightened risk of developing antisocial personality disorder.
conduct disorder; ADHD
People with _________ personality disorder persistently avoid and are removed from social relationships and demonstrate little in the way of emotion.
Which is not given as a theory for why people with antisocial personality disorder experience less anxiety than other people?
slow EKG waves
Psychodynamic therapists believe that people with histrionic personality disorder are trying to defend against a deep-seated fear of:
Which of the following groups of people receive the least trust from society?

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