Psychopathology Fundamentals Quiz

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What major change did the DSM-5 (2013) make to the classification of mental disorders compared to its predecessors?

In the DSM-5, how are disorders viewed and rated?

What is the key focus of psychopathology?

What aspect of diagnosis does the DSM-5 take into account that its predecessors did not?

Which category is NOT included in the DSM-5 classification of mental disorders?

During which historical period did the 'Deinstitutionalization Movement' occur?

What is emphasized by the inclusion of a glossary of cultural concepts of distress in the DSM-5?

What is the purpose of the ICD and DSM in the field of psychiatry?

Which type of disorder does the DSM-5 NOT include in its classification?

Which aspect is NOT included in the definition of psychopathology?

What was a significant characteristic of mental hospital care in the 20th Century?

According to Freud, which part of the personality mediates between the demands of the Id and the realities of the external world?

What is the term used for when there is a failure/disintegration of ego defense or use of pathological mechanisms?

Which psychosexual stage occurs from 6 years to puberty, according to Freud's theory?

What term is used to describe attaching oneself in an unreasonable or exaggerated way to some person, or arresting emotional development on a childhood or adolescent level?

Which part of the personality is considered the source of instinctual drives based on Freud's theory?

What term does Freud use for an overuse of immature or neurotic ego defense mechanisms?

In the DSM-5, which factor influenced the recognition and expression of symptoms of mental disorders?

Which aspect was NOT considered as part of the categorical classification system in the DSM-III, IV & IV-TR?

What is the primary focus of Behavior Therapy?

Which technique is derived from the principles of extinction in classical conditioning?

What is the main goal of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Which psychological approach emphasizes the importance of measurable outcomes?

What is the key principle behind teaching skills to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities using operant conditioning?

In the context of mental health conditions, what predisposes a person to develop such conditions according to the Cognitive Behavioral Perspective?

Which type of abnormalities associated with malfunctions and disorders, such as Down syndrome, can be linked to genetic vulnerabilities?

In the context of genetic vulnerabilities, what do abnormalities in some genes on chromosomes and naturally occurring variations of genes refer to?

What is the term for a person's observable characteristics as a result of the interaction between genotype and environment?

What role do myelin and oligodendrocyte-related genes play in schizophrenia?

What essential concept underscores that genetic factors alone do not fully determine the development of mental disorders?

What neuropsychiatric disorder has been associated with Streptococcus and is discussed in the text?

What does the term 'nosology' refer to in the context of psychopathology?

According to Freud's theory, which part of the personality mediates between the demands of the Id and the realities of the external world?

What is the purpose of applying the Biopsychosocial Approach in understanding psychiatric disorders?

Which type of disorders can be treated by Behavior Therapy?

Which principles did the training methods used for teaching skills to persons with intellectual disabilities derived from?

What is one key difference between Nonshared environmental influences and Shared environmental influences?

What neuroanatomical region is associated with dysregulation in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Which neurotransmitter imbalance can result in depression, sleeping or eating disorder?

What is the impact of having a stroke at the frontal region of the brain according to the text?

Which psychiatric condition is associated with decreased grey matter volume according to research?

What is the main role of neurotransmitter & hormone imbalances in influencing behavior according to the text?

What does the social perspective in the text primarily focus on?

What is a protective factor in mental health?

Which of the following best describes resilience?

What is a key consideration in cultural perspectives regarding psychiatric conditions?

What is the main difference between protective factors and resilience, according to the text?

How do social and cultural perspectives influence mental health programs, as mentioned in the text?


Test your knowledge on identifying criteria for abnormal behavior, diagnostic classification approaches (ICD and DSM), incidence, prevalence, burden of disease, risk factors, causes, and aetiological paradigms for psychiatric disorders.

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