Chapter 3 Study Guide Answers
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8.D – Reliability: if it produces same observation every time. So the same categories
would have to be applied every time
10. Alcohol abuse IS almost 4 times as high in men.
1.Early classifications systems weren’t reliable, weren’t specific or widely adopted
2.Somatoform disorders are physical, aren’t medical. (psychological)
3.Mood disorders - Depression, mania, bipolar disorders. Disturbance of mood or affect
4.Criticisms are general (whether classification is useful) and specific (criticizing
5.Difficult to indicate degrees of abnormality b/c it is yes/no (discrete) rather than
6.Pathological gamblers can be helped by cognitive-behaviour treatments that look at
depression, loss, poor coping skills, ineffective social skills, family involvement
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