Kaplan HN115 Unit 8 – Quiz (latest 2016)

1. Question :

The most common psychotic disorder is Paranoid Personality Disorder.



Question 2. Question :

Partial hospitalization or day treatment programs refer to a place individuals who are acutely disturbed or suicidal go for diagnostic assessment and stabilization.



Question 3. Question :

Early in human history mental illness was commonly believed to be caused by _____.


remaining unmarried

demonic possession


Question 4. Question :

Approximately ___% of the U.S. adult population suffers from some diagnosable mental disorder.





Question 5. Question :

The term “severely mentally ill” typically refers to those individuals suffering from _____.

schizophrenia and other delusional disorders

schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe and recurrent depression

personality disorders

all of the above

Question 6. Question :

A 1997 study found that African-American caregivers of individuals with mental illness experienced little to no barriers making it easy for them to be actively involved in the treatment of their loved ones.



Question 7. Question :

In 1792, Philippe Pinel was memorialized for what reason?

Unchaining up to 5,000 patients

Chaining all patients in an insane asylum

Developing the first psychotropic medication

Founding the first psychiatric hospital in France

Question 8. Question :

During colonial times, the problem of the insane and “feeble-minded” was considered _____.

a matter of public concern

a governmental matter

the church’s concern

a family matter

Question 9. Question :

The trend of abuse noted in the Middle Ages continued throughout the nineteenth century, where members of society whose behavior was not in line with social mores and the general expectations of society were subjected to _____.

public beatings



all of the above

Question 10. Question :

The insane were often housed in ____.


almshouses or workhouses for the poor


psychiatric facilities

Question 11. Question :

The absence of normal behavior such as the lack of emotion (sometimes referred to as affective flattening), alogia (complete lack of any speech), and extreme apathy (complete lack of interest or drive) often seen in schizophrenia is commonly referred to as _____.

positive symptoms

negative symptoms

an empty mood

distorted thinking

Question 12. Question :

Hallucinations are defined as _____.

sensations that are experienced but do not exist

hearing voices or seeing things that are not there

feeling sensations when nothing is present

all of the above

Question 13. Question :

Disorders of one’s mood and emotions, including depression are commonly referred to as _____.

personality disorders

affective disorders

cognitive disorders

none of the above

Question 14. Question :

_____ hypothesizes that depression is related to negative or irrational thinking. If thought consistently enough, thoughts such as “I’m a horrible person”, “Nothing good will ever happen to me, or “I will always fail” can ultimately lead to feelings of sadness, despair and hopelessness.

Psychodynamic theory

Social learning theory

Cognitive dissonance theory

Cognitive-behavioral theory

Question 15. Question :

One of the biggest challenges in getting individuals with mental illness off the streets is _____.

engaging them in treatment

obtaining identifying information

finding appropriate housing

locating responsible family members

Question 16. Question :

Borderline personality disorder is believed to be _____.

primarily biological in nature

related to abuse in childhood, particularly sexual and physical abuse

caused by the Borna virus

related biologically to Bipolar disorder

Question 17. Question :

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) estimates that approximately ____% of the mentally ill population will come into contact with the criminal justice system at some point in their lives.





Question 18. Question :

Sullivan (1992) was one of the first theorists to apply the _____________ to the area of chronic mental illness where clients suffering from mental illness are encouraged to recognize and develop their own personal strengths and abilities.

abilities perspective

strengths perspective

collective encouragement perspective

encouragement perspective

Question 19. Question :

Folsom, Hawthorne, & Lindamer’s 2005 study found that nearly ______ mentally ill individuals are homeless.

1 in 4

1 in 6

1 in 10

1 in 25

Question 20. Question :

Almost ___% of mentally ill female inmates reported having been physically and/or sexually abused prior to going to prison.





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