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Psych 2ap3 midterms 2012 test 2

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McMaster University
Richard B Day

Psychology 2AP3 Term 2 20122013NamePsych 2AP3 Test 2 Anxiety SomatoformDissociative DisordersInstructions You have 50 minutes to complete the following 40 questionsPlease print your name at the top of this paper and return 7 boxes in the section at the top left markedit with your scan sheetOn the scan sheet print your ID number in the leftmostIDENTIFICATION NUMBER and fill in the appropriate circle beneath each boxPlease be sure to code your ID correctly sinceit is the ONLY way the computer has of identifying you Please PRINT your name in the space marked NAME at the top right ofthe form and SIGN your name underneathIn answering questions be sure to mark darklyIF YOU CAN STILL READ THENUMBER IN THE BUBBLE YOUR MARKING IS TOO LIGHT1Which of the following statements about the epidemiology of Generalized Anxiety Disorder is NOT TRUEathe 12month prevalence USis about 3bthe lifetime prevalence USis 1015 CORRECTcit is usually first diagnosed in the 20s and 30s dthe lifetime prevalence in various countries ranges from 211eall of the above are TRUE2Which of the following would NOT be a common or expected symptom of Panic Disorder PDahallucinations especially visual hallucinations CORRECTbsweating trembling or shakingcderealization or depersonalization dfear of losing control or going crazyeall of the above ARE common symptoms of PD3In discussing panic attacks we noted thatathey take up to an hour to reach their peak intensitybthey typically last only 35 minutes and never more than 1015 minutescthey range in frequency from many per day to only once every few months CORRECTdthere is almost always an aura up to an hour beforehand that warns of their occurrenceenone of the above 4Melissa has the symptoms of Panic DisorderHer psychologist tells her that statistically the most common outcome is thatindividuals with PDarecover nearly or completely without treatmentbhave mild occasional symptoms with little interference in functioning and need only occasional treatment CORRECTchave continuous symptoms that interfere significantly with functioning and require continuous treatmentdget progressively worse without treatment but improve slowly with treatmentenone of the above5Gorman et al 2000 argue that Panic Disorder involves the same neural pathways as conditioned fear in animalsAs part of thispathwayaa CS for fear stimulates the hypothalamusbthe hypothalamus activates autonomic arousal via the sympathetic nervous system CORRECTcthe amygdala stimulates increased norepinephrine releasedthe hippocampus causes the release of stress hormones from the adrenal glandenone of the above6According to the psychodynamic view we would expect adult Panic Disorder symptoms to be associated withinchildhoodaconduct disorderbseparation anxiety CORRECTcbedwettingdsingle parentingenone of the above
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