The difference between “insanity” and “competency” is that
Shannon, a junior in high school, was recently suspended from school for stealing money from ninth-graders, writing graffiti on the bathroom walls, and beating up another student. Shannon’s teacher reports that she has very few friends. The most likely diagnosis for Shannon would be
Saks’ argument about dissociative identity disorder as an insanity defense is that
Stimulant drugs have which of the following effects on hyperactive children?
Paranoid personality disorder differs from paranoid schizophrenia in that
Generally speaking, children exposed to trauma
Compared to children with ADHD, children with oppositional defiant disorder
Which of the following relationships does not typically involve privileged communication?
Which of the following rights of clients has a legal (not just ethical) basis?
The DSM-5 categorizes all of the following as neurodevelopmental disorders EXCEPT
John was diagnosed as having selective mutism. This means that he
Which of these personality disorder clusters is complete?
Depressed children and their parents
The definition of “insanity” comes from __________
The prosecution and defense in the trial of Andrea Yates agreed
Symptoms of conduct disorder include all of the following EXCEPT
Yolanda vacillates between feeling extremely positive feelings for her friend and having extreme negative feelings for her, often for no apparent reason. When these changes in her disposition occur, she also experiences deep depression and sometimes engages in self-injurious behavior. On the basis of this information, Yolanda most likely has __________ personality disorder.
Which of the following is NOT a personality disorder
Which of the following is true regarding the right to refuse treatment?
When a person did not know the nature and quality of the criminal act in which he or she engaged, or, if the person did know it, the person did not know what he or she was doing wrong is an issue that is addressed by the
You witness a young child in the grocery store kicking and screaming because his mother won’t buy him candy. Which of the following DSM- 5 disorders would apply to the child?
Corey has been remanded to a psychiatric hospital to determine if he is competent to stand trial. He has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and is responding well to treatment with psychotropic medications. He is less delusional and his speech is more organized. Based on this, he is deemed competent and is scheduled to stand trial. This is an example of
Veronica imagines that she will one day have great success in business, although she now is working as a waitress. She has difficulty getting along at work because she envies her boss’s position of authority (feeling she is more intelligent than he) and expects special favors such as not having to clean the stove like the other waitresses. Which of the following personality disorders best fits Veronica?
Which of the following does the text identify as a common problem in obtaining informed consent from research participants?