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2. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is to the _____ as International Classification of Diseases is to the _____

  • British Medical Association; British Psychological Society
  • World Health Organisation; British Medical Association
  • American Psychological Association; World Health Organisation
  • British Psychological Society; American Psychological Association

3. The need for a comprehensive classification system of psychological disorders was first recognised by

  • Hippocrates
  • Kraepelin
  • Emmelkamp
  • Einstein

4. Mental health professionals holding the psychodynamic perspective view mental disorders to be the result of

  • Learned maladaptive behaviour patterns
  • Intrapsychic conflict
  • Over-sensitivity to the demands and criticisms of others
  • Malfunctioning of the brain and nervous system

5. Which of the following is a criticism of the DSM?

  • All of the above
  • It is not perfectly reliable
  • It can be used to label people
  • It is biased toward the medical perspective


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