Psychological Disorders and Disorders Classification Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of generalized anxiety disorder?

Excessive worry or fear about specific situations

According to the medical model, what is believed about psychological disorders?

They have physical causes that can be diagnosed and treated

Which of the following is NOT an anxiety disorder?

Major depressive disorder

What is the defining characteristic of posttraumatic growth?

Positive psychological changes as a result of struggling with extremely challenging circumstances

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of schizophrenia?

Excessive worry and anxiety

What is the defining characteristic of psychosis?

Loss of contact with reality, including hallucinations and delusions

Which of the following is an eating disorder?

Bulimia nervosa

What is the defining characteristic of abnormality?

A pattern of behavior that causes significant distress and interferes with daily functioning

Which of the following is a personality disorder?

Antisocial personality disorder

What is the defining characteristic of dissociative disorders?

Conscious awareness becoming separated from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings

Test your knowledge on psychological disorders and the classification systems used to diagnose and treat them. This quiz covers topics such as generalized anxiety disorder, ADHD, the medical model, and the DSM-5.

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