PSYB32H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Mental Disorder

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Self-test, Chapter 5
Multiple Choice
1.A sudden insight is sometimes the reason for new theories
2.B Theory is an explanation for phenomena(behaviour), and in this case praise the
inferred concept
3.B
4.B
5.Parental mental disorder and severe abuse are the strongest risk factors according to
Ontario study
6.B
7.D
8.B
9.A
10.C
11.B
12.B
Short Answers
1.A theoretical concept in order to justify a temporal (current) gap (of knowledge)
2. It can show rare cases and exceptions
3.Epidemiological research is more appropriate for large scale and multiple
correlates
4.Abuse as a child was correlated with a mental disorders. 38% of people with 2 or
more disorders were abused as children, 21% w/ one disorder and 10% of healthy
5.Directionality problem is a problem with correlation. We dont know if one
variable led to another or the first variable led to the second.
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