Which description best illustrates gender dysphoria (transsexualism)?

89-year-old Rose has had a gradual loss of memory in her daily life activities such as r Show more Question 1 89-year-old Rose has had a gradual loss of memory in her daily life activities such as remembering peoples names and phone numbers. However in her Bible study class she makes insightful comments and understands the topic of discussion. This would suggest that Rose is experiencing ____. Answer A. normal aging B. early signs of Alzheimers C. early signs of dementia D. a minor neurocognitive disorder 2 points Question 2 Ali has difficulty speaking. He also experiences memory deficits as well as problems making plans and thinking abstractly. Ali suffers from behavioral disturbances that result from damage to the brain which is technically referred to as ____. Answer A. schizophrenia B. an identity disorder C. a mood disorder D. a neurocognitive disorder 2 points Question 3 The phrase I hate you! Dont leave me! best summarizes which personality disorder? Answer A. borderline B. obsessive compulsive C. antisocial D. schizotypal 2 points Question 4 ____ involve a conflict between ones anatomical sex and ones psychological feeling of being male or female. Answer Gender dysphoria Dissociative identity disorder Sexual desire disorders Paraphillias 2 points Question 5 Sophie was playing volleyball. As she was about to spike the ball over the net another player on her team accidentally collided with her and Sophie hit her head against one of the metal poles that held up the net. Sophie lost consciousness for a few seconds and in a daze she walked to the bench to sit down. Although she had a headache for a couple of weeks she suffered no other effects from the blow. Sophie experienced what type of brain injury? Answer A. a contusion B. a concussion C. a laceration D. a cerebrovascular accident 2 points Question 6 The DSM-V categories of Neurocognitive Disorders include all of the following except: Answer A. Minor Neurocognitive Disorder B. Major Neurocognitive Disorder C. Delirium D. Dementia 2 points Question 7 Which of the following can cause a neurocognitive disorder? Answer A. ischemic stoke B. depression C. stress D. anxiety 2 points Question 8 When a child has a disorder that involves impaired development of the brain and central nervous system as well as affects psychological functioning in areas of social interaction communication skills and display of stereotyped interests and behaviors the disorder is called a ____. Answer A. form of childhood schizophrenia B. learning disability C. neurodevelopmental disorder D. personality disorder 2 points Question 9 Wesley is eight and has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. His symptoms include an extreme unresponsiveness to adults and a lack of meaningful speech. If Wesley has the typical pattern of autism symptoms which other symptom can we expect? Answer A. muscle tics of the face arms and hands B. repetitive self-absorbed activities C. highly imaginative play D. anxiety attacks when left alone 2 points Question 10 It is rare for children with autism spectrum disorder to ____. Answer A. become obsessive about keeping things the same B. exhibit self-stimulatory behaviors C. become fascinated with inanimate objects D. make eye contact with others 2 points Question 11 Which of the following is a neurodevelopmental disorder? Answer A. oppositional defiant disorder B. intellectual disability C. pediatric bipolar disorder D. post traumatic stress disorder 2 points Question 12 Donald age 13 refuses to obey his parents and blames others for his mistakes but he does not engage in vandalism or other criminal acts. If Donald were to be diagnosed with a mental disorder it would likely be ____. Answer A. conduct disorder adolescent onset type B. attention deficit/hyperactive disorders C. separation anxiety disorder D. oppositional defiant disorder 2 points Question 13 Terrance attempts to but is unable to lick his lips or whistle. What neurocognitive symptom is Terrance demonstrating? Answer A. agnosia B. aphasia C. dementia D. apraxia 2 points Question 14 Late on Saturday night Dennie is taken to the hospital after drinking twenty beers. His confusion rambling and incoherent speech stop as soon as the alcohol is out of his system. This incident illustrates ____. Answer A. an amnestic disorder B. dementia C. delirium D. a neurocognitive disorder not otherwise specified 2 points Question 15 Joan scores 65 on an IQ test but does not show signs of adaptive problems. Can she be considered intellectually disabled? Answer A. Maybe but she must first show a low IQ after age 18. B. Yes her IQ score requires such a diagnosis. C. No her IQ test score is too high. D. No she must show adaptive problems. 2 points Question 16 Which category of childhood disorders is characterized by academic functioning that is substantially below that expected in terms of a persons chronological age measured intelligence and age appropriate education? Answer A. learning disability B. intellectual disability C. ADHD D. autism spectrum disorder 2 points Question 17 Chuck has no life plan; he simply lives from minute to minute. He can charm and manipulate others with skill. Although he has often been punished for lying and exploiting others he neither learns from the experience nor feels anxiety or guilt. Chuck most likely has which of the following personality disorders? Answer A. antisocial B. borderline C. obsessive-compulsive D. avoidant 2 points Question 18 The treatment of choice for persons suffering from borderline personality disorder is ____. Answer A. dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) B. medication C. a combination of psychotherapy and medication D. psychotherapy 2 points Question 19 A personality disorder diagnosis represents a(n) ____. Answer A. temporary disruptions in the ability to function normally B. inflexible long-standing and maladaptive personality that causes significant functional impairment subjective distress or combinations of both for the individual C. child or adolescent disorder D. medical condition 2 points Question 20 ____ is a relatively common paraphilia and involves urges or fantasies about exposing ones genitals to strangers in order to cause shock in the observer. Answer A. Exhibitionism B. Voyeurism C. Fetishism D. Frotteurism 2 points Question 21 In neurocognitive disorders ____. Answer A. social and psychological factors play no role B. brain dysfunctions cause problems with thinking processes memory consciousness and perception C. there may be symptoms of brain pathology but no organic cause is assumed D. psychological factors cause the brain to malfunction 2 points Question 22 Which description best illustrates gender dysphoria (transsexualism)? Answer A. Pedro is sexually attracted to other men. B. Carlos experiences sexual arousal only if he dresses in womens clothes. C. Miguel is constantly preoccupied with thoughts of castration. D. Luis has had poor social relationships because he has always been distressed about being a man. 2 points Question 23 Priscilla was in an auto accident that caused her head to crash against the windshield. Her brain was pressed against the skull and bruised by the impact. She lost consciousness for three days but none of the brain tissue was torn. Priscilla experienced a ____. Answer A. cerebral laceration B. cerebrovascular accident C. stroke D. contusion 2 points Question 24 The key feature of borderline personality disorder is ____. Answer A. shifts from normal to psychotic functioning B. intense fluctuations in mood self-image and interpersonal relationships C. a tendency to have paranoid delusions that are identical to those of schizophrenics D. demanding uncritical acceptance by authorities but needing criticism from family members 2 points Question 25 Dr. Smith specializes in working with clients who have personality disorders. According to the DSM-V to make a diagnosis his clients must have which of the following? Answer A. impairment or problem that is unstable across time and situation B. the presence of another mental disorder or a general medical condition C. limited functioning that may be restricted to a specific episode of physical illness D. significant impairment or adaptive failure in the clients sense of self and his/her ability to engage in effective interpersonal functioning. 2 points Question 26 Ralph has peculiar thoughts and odd behaviors. The personality disorder he likely has is: Answer A. Avoidant B. Schizotypal C. Borderline D. Antisocial 2 points Question 27 Research suggests that which neurotransmitter is particularly important in the development of autism? Answer A. acetylcholine B. glutamate C. epinephrine D. serotonin 2 points Question 28 Core features of personality disorders include all of the following except: Answer A. Distorted thinking patterns B. Problematic emotional responses C. Criminal behavior. D. Interpersonal difficulties. 2 points Question 29 Which of the following is considered to be a biological influence of gender dysphoria? Answer A. abnormal levels of testosterone B. excessive amounts of certain neurotransmitters C. lack of development in certain brain structures D. stress-related organ dysfunction 2 points Question 30 Which statement about borderline personality disorder is accurate? Answer A. Individuals with borderline personality disorder exhibit a strong sense of purpose. B. Individuals with borderline personality disorder never experience auditory hallucinations. C. Most of the literature about borderline personality disorder comes from the cognitive-behavioral perspective. D. Biological factors may be responsible for the emotional volatility observed in individuals with borderline personality disorder. 2 points Question 31 ____ and ____ are neuroimaging techniques that are used to produce images of metabolic activity in the brain. Answer A. EEG; cerebral blood flow measurements B. MRI; CAT scans C. SPECT imaging; PET scans D. MRI; PET scans 2 points Question 32…