Psychology: Dissociative Disorders, Rumination, Bipolar Disorder & Abnormality Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of dissociative disorders?

Inability to focus on negative thoughts and feelings

Which of the following is the BEST definition of diathesis?

A biological predisposition to developing a particular disorder

What is the main difference between the medical model and the psychological model of mental disorders?

The medical model believes that disorders have physical causes that can be diagnosed and treated, while the psychological model focuses on environmental and social factors.

Which of the following is the MOST accurate description of illness anxiety disorder?

A disorder in which a person interprets normal physical sensations as symptoms of a disease

What is the key characteristic of antisocial personality disorder?

Lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family

Which of the following is the BEST definition of posttraumatic growth?

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

Test your knowledge on dissociative disorders, rumination, bipolar disorder, abnormality, and illness anxiety disorder in psychology. Explore how conscious awareness becomes separated from memories, the impact of excessive negative thoughts, experiencing manic and depressed episodes, and patterns of behavior causing distress.

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