Abnormal Psych Chapter 9

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Question 1

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What disorder includes symptom of intense fears of becoming overweight and distorted view of weight and shape
Answer
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder

Question 2

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What disorder includes a refusal to maintain more than 85 percent of normal body weight?
Answer
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder

Question 3

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What body parts are least likely for criticism?
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  • hands/feet
  • arms/legs
  • knees/toes
  • waist/butt

Question 4

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Which part of anorexia: Lose weight by cutting out sweets and fattening snacks, eventually eliminating nearly all food and show almost no variability in diet
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  • Restricting Type
  • Binge-Eating/ Purging Type
  • Prevalence

Question 5

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Which part of anorexia: Lose weight by forcing themselves to vomit after meals or by abusing laxatives or diuretics, like those with bulimia nervosa, people with this subtype may engage in eating binges
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  • Binge-Eating/ Purging Type
  • Restricting Type
  • Prevalence

Question 6

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Key goal for people with anorexia nervosa is becoming thin and driving motivation is fear
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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People with anorexia nervosa feel all EXCEPT
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  • Are preoccupied with food

  • Think in distorted ways

  • Display certain psychological problems
  • binge and purge

Question 8

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People with anorexia nervosa display certain psychological problems
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  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Low self-esteem
  • Insomnia or other sleep disturbances
  • Substance abuse
  • Obsessive-compulsive patterns
  • Perfectionism
  • Bipolar
  • Anger
  • Fear

Question 9

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What disorder involves engaging in repeated bouts of uncontrolled overeating during a limited period of time and eating objectively more than most people would/could eat in a similar period
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  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder

Question 10

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Many teenagers and young adults go on occasional binges or experiment with vomiting or laxatives. All of these individuals qualify for a diagnosis of bulimia nervosa.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Inappropriate compensatory behaviors include all EXCEPT
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  • Forced vomiting
  • Misusing laxatives, diuretics, or enemas, fasting
  • Exercising excessively
  • Binge-eating

Question 12

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Which disorder involves engaging in repeated eating binges during which they feel no control 

Answer
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder

Question 13

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Which disorder has these factors: Do not perform inappropriate compensatory behavior Are not driven to thinness or efforts at extreme dieting Often become overweight or obese

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  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder

Question 14

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What is the cycle that develops in bulimia nervosa
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  • purging -> bingeing -> purging
  • binging -> purging -> bingeing
  • binging -> purging -> purging
  • purging -> binging -> binging

Question 15

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Which disorder involves fear of becoming obese, drive to become thin, and preoccupation with food, weight, and appearance
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  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Both
  • Neither

Question 16

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Which disorder involves feelings of anxiety, depression, obsessiveness, perfectionism and a heightened risk of suicide and substance abuse
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  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Both
  • Neither

Question 17

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Which disorder involves pleasing others, being attractive to others, and having intimate relationships
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  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Both
  • Neither

Question 18

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Which disorder involves a high likelihood of history of mood swings, low frustration tolerance, and poor coping.
Answer
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Both
  • Neither

Question 19

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Which disorder is perfectionism most consistent with
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  • Bulimia
  • Both
  • Anorexia
  • Neither

Question 20

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The binges and many other symptoms that characterize binge-eating disorders have patterns similar to those seen in anorexia
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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Which perspective says children may grow up confused and unaware of their own internal needs and turn, instead, to external guides
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  • psychodynamic
  • cognitive
  • humanistic
  • biological

Question 22

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Who created the psychodynamic theory of eating disorders saying eating disorders are result of disturbed mother–child interactions, which lead to serious EGO DEFICIENCIES in the child and to severe PERCEPTUAL DISTURBANCES.
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  • Sigmund Freud
  • Hilde Brunch
  • Carl Jung
  • None

Question 23

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What is the main reason people eat junk-food?
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  • Boredom
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-Confidence

Question 24

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What is the main reason people seek eating nutritional food?
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  • Self-Confidence
  • Happiness
  • Love
  • Anxiety

Question 25

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What perspective states eating disorders involve improper labeling of internal sensations and needs and there are little feelings of control over life and resultant excessive levels of control over body size, shape, and eating habits
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  • Psychodynamic
  • Cognitive
  • Humanistic
  • Biological

Question 26

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Many more people with an eating disorder qualify for a clinical diagnosis of major depressive disorder than do people in the general population.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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What cause of eating disorders says mood disorders set the stage for eating disorders and people with eating disorders, especially those with bulimia nervosa, have serotonin abnormalities.
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  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural

Question 28

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What factor of eating disorders suspect certain genes may leave some people particularly susceptible to eating disorders
.
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  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural

Question 29

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Some biological theorists posit that eating disorders may be related to dysfunction of the ___________
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  • hypothalamus
  • thalamus
  • amygdala
  • frontal cortex

Question 30

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What factor of eating disorders says western standards have changed throughout history toward a thinner ideal and prejudice against obese people is deep-rooted.
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  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural

Question 31

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Which factor of eating disorders says there is a socially accepted prejudice against overweight people that may also add to the “fear” and preoccupation about weight
. Also, a recent survey of adolescent girls tied eating disorders and body dissatisfaction to social networking, internet activities, and television browsing
Answer
  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural Factors

Question 32

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Which factor of eating disorders state families may play an important role in the development of eating disorders
. Abnormal interactions and forms of communication within a family may also set the stage for an eating disorder.
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  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural Factors

Question 33

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Which factor of eating disorder involves a 1995 study that reported eating behaviors and attitudes of young African American women were more positive than those of young white American women
. Recent research suggests body image concerns, dysfunctional eating patterns, and eating disorders are on the rise across all ethnic groups.
Answer
  • Depression
  • Biological Factors
  • Societal Pressures
  • Family Environment
  • Multicultural Factors

Question 34

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Males account for 25 percent of all cases of eating disorders
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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What is the main goals of eating disorder treatments Correct dangerous eating patterns Address broader psychological and situational factors that have led to, and are maintaining, the eating problem
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  • Correct dangerous eating patterns
  • Address broader psychological and situational factors that have led to, and are maintaining, the eating problem
  • Recover from malnourishment
  • A and B
  • B and C
  • A and C

Question 36

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Which is NOT an immediate aim of anorexia nervosa treatment
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  • Regain lost weight
  • Recover from malnourishment
  • Eat normally again
  • Medicate

Question 37

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Which is a FALSE statement about how therapists help treat anorexia nervosa?
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  • Recognize their need for independence and control
  • Correct disturbed cognitions and learn about body distortions using cognitive approaches
  • Recognize and trust their internal feelings
  • Change their attitudes about eating and weight
  • Behavioral and cognitive intervention

Question 38

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In the past, treatment took place in a hospital setting; it is now often offered in day hospitals or outpatient settings.
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  • True
  • False

Question 39

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The most popular weight-restoration technique has been the combination of all EXCEPT
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  • supportive nursing care
  • nutritional counseling
  • high-calorie diets
  • structured exercise

Question 40

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What kind of anorexia nervosa treatment is important in that it addresses separation and boundaries and uses combined treatment approaches .
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  • Family therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Behavioral therapy

Question 41

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All are positive treatment outcomes of anorexia nervosa EXCEPT
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  • Weight gain is often quickly restored
  • Menstruation often returns with return to normal weight
  • Death rate is declining
  • Hunger is restored

Question 42

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All of the following are negative treatment outcomes of anorexia nervosa EXCEPT
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  • As many as 25 percent of patients remain troubled for years
  • Even when it occurs, recovery is not always permanent
  • Lingering emotional problems are common
  • Likelihood of relapse in the first month

Question 43

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What type of therapy for bulimia nervosa says diaries are often a useful component of treatment. Exposure and response prevention (ERP) is used to break the binge-purge cycle.
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  • Cognitive- Behavioral
  • Psychotherapy
  • Combination
  • Humanistic

Question 44

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What type of therapy for bulimia nervosa helps clients recognize and change their maladaptive attitudes toward food, eating, weight, and shape. Typically teach individuals to identify and challenge the negative thoughts that precede the urge to binge.
Answer
  • Cognitive- Behavioral
  • Psychotherapy
  • Combination
  • Humanistic

Question 45

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What type of therapy for bulimia nervosa has treatment that seeks to improve interpersonal functioning.
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  • Cognitive- Behavioral
  • Psychotherapy
  • Combination
  • Humanistic

Question 46

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What therapy of bulimia nervosa says group formats provide an opportunity for patients to express their thoughts, concerns, and experiences with one another.
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  • Cognitive- Behavioral
  • Psychotherapy
  • Combination
  • Humanistic

Question 47

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Which is not true of drugs for treatment of bulimia nervosa
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  • Drugs help as many as 40 percent of patients.
  • During the past 15 years, all groups of antidepressant drugs have been used in bulimia nervosa treatment
  • Medications are best when used in combination with other forms of therapy
  • Follow-up studies suggest that 5 years after treatment about 75 percent of patients have fully or partially recovered.

Question 48

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Which is FALSE about the aftermath of bulimia nervosa
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  • Left untreated, bulimia nervosa can last for months
  • Treatment provides immediate, significant improvement in about 40 percent of cases.
  • Relapse can be a significant problem, even among those who respond successfully to treatment.
  • Relapses are usually triggered by stress

Question 49

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Which is FALSE of why relapses are more common in someone
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  • Had a shorter history of symptoms
  • Vomited frequently
  • Had histories of substance use
  • Has lingering interpersonal problems

Question 50

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Which is TRUE of the treatment of binge-eating disorders
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  • Specialized treatments have recently been discovered
  • Cognitive-behavior therapy, other forms of psychotherapy, and anti-anxiety medications are most common
  • Additional intervention for overweight people with binge eating disorder
  • Binges play key role in anorexia and binge eating disorder; treatments are often similar
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