Psychological approaches to abnormalities

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1. Which is a disadvantage of the psychodynamic approach?

  • Infantile sexuality is overemphasised
  • It was the first to link adult bahaviour to childhood experiences
  • It was the first to include the effects of repressed material
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2. The cognitive approach focuses on which disorders?

  • Phobias and schizophrenia
  • Depression and anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia and eating disorders

3. What three approaches are considered psychological approaches?

  • Psychodynamic, behavioural and cognitive
  • Psychodynamic, biological and cognitive
  • Psychosexual, classical and biological

4. What are the psychosexual stages?

  • Repression, displacement and denial
  • Oral, anal, phallic and latency period
  • Id, ego and superego
  • Activating events, beliefs and consequences

5. What is operant conditioning?

  • Learning behaviours through positive and negative reinforcement
  • Learning behaviours through association
  • Learning behaviours through observing and imitating others


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