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Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Psychology is defined as a the scientific investigation of thought processes b the understanding of abnormal behavior c the scientific study of behavior and mind d the study of mental illness and inner feelings ANS C PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 2 The word psychology comes from the Greek psyche which translates as a human b mind c soul d behavior ANS C PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and DIF factual REF Defining and 3 Pavlov was a a famous Greek philosopher b a trained psychologist c not famed in psychology d not a trained psychologist ANS D PTS 1 Describing Psychology 4 Before the field of psychology became an independent science the study of the mind was conducted mainly by a philosophers and physiologists b psychiatrists and philosophers c physiologists and psychiatrists d scientists and physicians ANS A PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 5 Psychology and philosophy may deal with similar issues but psychology a emphasizes the use of the scientific method b developed before philosophy c studies only behavior not the mind d studies abnormal behavior rather than normal behavior ANS A PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 6 Psychologists separate behavior from mind in defining psychology because a only behavior can be studied scientifically b only behavior can be directly measured by an objective observer c only the mind can be studied scientifically d modern psychology focuses on the study of behavior rather than the study of mental events ANS B PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF conceptual REF Defining and 7 Psychologists use the term behavior to refer a only to obvious actions such as moving about or talking b only to physiological processes such as the activity of the brain cells c to anything that can be observed and measured in a systematic way d to anything people or animals do or experience ANS C PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 8 The general job description of a psychologist can be divided into three main categories Which of the following is NOT one of them a applied psychologist b eclectic psychologist c clinical psychologist d research psychologist ANS B PTS 1 Describing Psychology MSC DIF factual New REF Defining and 9 A clinical psychologist a extends the principles of psychology to practical everyday problems in the real world b conducts experiments in an attempt to discover the basic principles of behavior and mind c is a medical doctor specializing in psychological problems d diagnoses and treats psychological problems ANS D PTS 1 DIF factual REF What Psychologists Do 10 Which of the following is NOT true about clinical psychologists a they work in clinics or in private practice b they have a Ph D in psychology c they routinely prescribe medications d they diagnose and treats psychological problems ANS C PTS 1 DIF factual REF What Psychologists Do 11 Which of the following is NOT true about clinical psychologists a They work in clinics or in private practice b They have a medical degree c They diagnose psychological problems d They treat psychological problems ANS B PTS 1 DIF factual REF What Psychologists Do 12 Rueben is a clinical psychologist While he is at work Rueben probably spends time a using scientific principles to solve practical everyday problems b delivering human services such as psychotherapy or counseling c prescribing medications to patients to treat mental illness d working with students in primary and secondary schools ANS B PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 13 Danielle is a counseling psychologist While she is at work Danielle probably spends time a solving practical problems in the real world b trying to discover basic principles of behavior and mind c working with individuals who have psychological disorders d providing advice on adjustment problems ANS D PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 14 Harry works in a clinic where he often helps couples work through adjustment problems Harry would most likely be classified as a an applied psychologist b a counseling psychologist c a clinical psychologist d a psychiatrist ANS B PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 15 Juan is a counseling psychologist and his sister Carmen is a clinical psychologist The main difference between them would be that Juan a typically sees patients who have more severe problems than the patients Carmen sees b can prescribe drugs in most states while Carmen cannot prescribe drugs c typically sees patients who have less severe problems than the patients Carmen sees d cannot prescribe drugs while Carmen can prescribe drugs in most states ANS C MSC New PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 16 A psychiatrist is a someone who can train psychologists but not practice independently b someone who extends psychological principles to practical everyday problems c someone who uses experiments to discover basic principles of behavior and mind d someone with a medical degree specializing in psychological problems ANS D PTS 1 DIF factual REF What Psychologists Do 17 A medical doctor specializing in psychological problems is also called a a clinical psychologist b a psychiatrist c an applied psychologist d a research psychologist ANS B PTS 1 DIF factual REF What Psychologists Do 18 Dan is a psychiatrist While he is at work Dan probably spends time a prescribing drugs for patients with psychological problems b working with engineers on the design of new products c using scientific principles to solve practical everyday problems d conducting experiments or collecting and analyzing data ANS A PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 19 Stanley just graduated from medical school and plans to specialize in the treatment of mental disorders Stanley would most likely be classified as a a clinical psychologist b an applied psychologist c a research psychologist d a psychiatrist ANS D PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 20 Margaret works in a clinic and often has clients with mental disorders referred to her so that appropriate mediation can be prescribed Margaret would most likely be classified as a a clinical psychologist b a psychiatrist c an applied psychologist d a research psychologist ANS B PTS 1 DIF applied REF What Psychologists Do 21 An applied psychologist a diagnoses and treats psychological problems b extends the principles of psychology to practical everyday problems in the real


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