Psychology Phobias past paper questions

Past paper questions from all Psychology papers AQA since February 2011

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February 2011

Topic: Anxiety Disorders
 

0 5 Outline clinical characteristics of either phobic disorders or obsessive compulsive

disorder. (5 marks)
 

0 6 Explain issues associated with the classification and/or diagnosis of either phobic

disorders or obsessive compulsive disorder. (10 marks)
 

0 7 Outline and evaluate one psychological explanation for either phobic disorders or

obsessive compulsive disorder. (4 marks + 6 marks)

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June 2011

Topic: Anxiety Disorders
 

0 3 Outline and evaluate one or more biological explanations for either phobic disorders

or obsessive compulsive disorder. (4 marks + 8 marks)
 

0 4 Discuss one or more psychological explanations for either phobic disorders or

obsessive compulsive disorder. (5 marks + 8 marks)

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January 2012

Topic: Phobic Disorders

0 4 Outline and evaluate two or more therapies for phobic disorders. (8 marks + 16 marks)

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June 2012

Topic: Phobic Disorders

0 3 Discuss explanations for phobic disorders. (8 marks + 16 marks)

 

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January 2013

Topic: Phobic Disorders

0 4 ‘Biological therapies are useful for the short-term treatment of phobic disorders, but

psychological therapies are more effective in the long-term.’

 Outline one biological and one psychological therapy for phobic disorders. Evaluate

these therapies in terms of their effectiveness. (8 marks + 16 marks)

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June 2013

Topic: Phobic Disorders
 

0 5 Discuss issues relating to the classification and/or diagnosis of phobic disorders.

(4 marks + 8 marks)
 

0 6 Outline and evaluate one psychological explanation for phobic disorders.

(4 marks + 8 marks)

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