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) Which of the
following statements is TRUE?

A) Modern
psychologists believe that psychopathology is physiologically based.

B) Abnormal
behavior may be best understood using a single theoretical framework.

C) Understanding
abnormal behaviors requires an integration of models.

D) Sociocultural
factors are the best explanation for disordered behavior.

72) The
diathesis-stress model of abnormal behavior assumes that

A) a person who has a genetic predisposition for
a disorder will exhibit the disorder at some point in time.

B) biological and environmental factors interact
to determine the likelihood that a person will exhibit abnormal behavior.

C) a “diathesis” from the environment interacts
with biological influences to produce disordered behavior.

D) stress causes physiological changes that lead
to disruptions in environmental supports.

73) The
biopsychosocial perspective, compared with the perspectives of Freud, Jung, and
Rogers,

A) focuses
on early developments as the diathesis.

B) adequately
explains all disorders.

C) is
broader than the other models.

D) assumes
the nature of man to be good.

74) Having a
biological predisposition for a disorder means that a person

A) will
develop the full syndrome over the life span.

B) has
increased vulnerability to developing a disorder.

C) will
only develop a partial manifestation of the problem behavior.

D) has
a genetic mutation for the disorder.

75) This model of
abnormal behavior acknowledges an interaction between biological,
psychological, and social factors in the development of mental health
disorders.

A) biological model

B) sociocultural model

C) biopsychosocial model

D) psychological model

76) Mario has just
returned from his third deployment to Iraq. For several months after
returning, he is unable to sleep and has difficulty dealing with flashbacks of
mortar fire over the compound in which he worked. Using a biopsychosocial
model, we might explain his problems as deriving from

A) the
stress of deployment alone.

B) a
diathesis, as well as the stress of deployment.

C) a
lack of social support.

D) a
failure in coping alone.

 
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