COUN 5107 Quiz 1 Unit 6 (100 out of 100 points)

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  1. A person filled with grandiose self-esteem; displaying rapid speech and impulsive behaviors; and showing an elevated, expansive, or irritable mood for at least one week is exhibiting symptoms of __________.
  2. A(n) __________ is a recurring thought that is persistent, uncontrollable, and causes distress,
  3. Biological theories of obsessive-compulsive disorder have focused on a circuit in the brain involved in:
  4. Fergus has lost one hundred pounds this past year through extreme exercise and His weight is 15 percent below what his physician says is a healthy for him, yet Fergus refuses to acknowledge his thinness or the serious risks of self-starvation. Fergus is afraid that if he gains weight, no woman will date him. Fergus is best exhibiting signs of __________.
  5. If a person experiences a loss of interest in usual activities and at least four other depressive symptoms chronically for at least two weeks, and these symptoms are severe enough to interfere with the person’s ability to function in everyday life, the person meets the criteria for __________.
  6. If a person experiences depressed mood plus two other symptoms of depression for at least two years, and during the two years he or she has not been without depressive symptoms for more than two months, the person is most likely to be diagnosed with __________.
  7. Individuals who experience an acute stress disorder may experience __________ symptoms such as a sense of detachment, feelings of unreality, and inability to recall an important aspect of the
  8. Laurell is of normal weight but is over-concerned with her weight and She often eats meals containing hundreds of calories and then feels guilty about her lack of control over eating. She subsequently uses laxatives  to  purge herself and get rid of the unwanted calories. According to the DSM-5, Laurell best meets the diagnostic criteria for __________.
  9. Marty is worried that she is going to get sick and So, to get rid of these thoughts, she washes her hands dozens of times a day to get rid of germs that might make her ill. Her hand-washing is known as:
  10. People who have such a severe fear of being embarrassed in public that they avoid situations in which they would have to interact with others may be diagnosed with:
  11. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a consequence of:
  12. Research on family dynamics suggests which characteristic is likely present in families with eating disorders?
  13. The prevalence of bulimia nervosa:
  14. Victor experiences day-to-day anxiety that is not associated with a particular object. He is most likely to be diagnosed with:
  15. Which of the following cognitive variables has predicted suicide most consistently?
  16. Which of the following disorders consists of emotional and behavioral symptoms such as depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, or conduct disturbance behaviors that occur within three months of the experience of a stressor?
  17. Which of the following disorders most commonly occurs with persistent depressive disorder?
  18. Which of the following hormones is often used as a measure of stress?
  19. Which of the following is the driving force behind most people’s attempt to lose weight?
  20. Which theory of eating disorders is probably the most explanatory?