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Little Hans was a famous patient of Freud whose phobic fear of horses represented to Freud:

an unconscious fear of his father.

The most widely used scheme today for classifying and diagnosing psychological disorders throughout the world is:

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

The description of a soldier on alert for attack even after returning home from combat is associated with which anxiety disorder?

Posttraumatic stress disorder.

The brain structure associated with the acquisition of conditioned fear is the:


An anxiety disorder that typically follows a very painful event and is characterized by a reliving of that event, avoidance of stimuli associated with the event, or numbing of general responsiveness, is:

posttraumatic stress disorder.

________ is anxiety disorder characterized by an intense fear of being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult or in which help might not be available in the event of a panic attack.


Many veterans have flashbacks of traumatic war experiences and experience severe stress as a result of the memories. The veterans are experiencing ________ according to the DSM.

posttraumatic stress disorder

With ________ disorders, people complain of physical problems, although no physical abnormality can be found.


Sexual abuse in childhood can have a significant role in the development of:

multiple personality disorder.

Conversion disorder is so named because it appears to convert a:

source of stress into a physical problem.

A person who complains of stomach pain, headaches, and dizziness, although doctors cannot find anything physically wrong, may be suffering from a/an:

somatization disorder.

Behavior that impairs a person's ability to function adequately in everyday social and occupational roles is considered:


On the morning of his chemistry exam, Jeff suddenly felt an intense apprehension and overwhelming terror causing his heart to pound and his breathing to become labored. Jeff is probably experiencing:

a panic attack.

A generalized feeling of dread and apprehension, typically accompanied by physiological reactions, is:


The disorder in which the thoughts and feelings that generate anxiety are separated from consciousness by memory loss or a change in identity is called:

dissociative disorders.

A social phobia that inhibits someone from doing something specific in front of an audience is a:

discrete performance anxiety.

A difference between a phobia and a normal fear is that the phobia:

is out of proportion to the real danger.

Multiple personality disorder ________ in women than in men.

is nine times more likely

Posttraumatic stress disorder differs from anxiety disorders in that it can be explained largely on ________ grounds.


About ________ of the population suffers from somatoform disorders.

1 percent