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1. The term Multifinality refers to which of the following?
- Two or more disorders present at the same time
- That there are many ways in which a child can manifest disturbed behaviour
- A particular risk factor can have a number of different developmental outcomes depending on the characteristics of the individual, previous experiences and the environment
- Intense, maladaptive and persistent fear beyond the individuals control
c. A particular risk factor can have a number of different developmental outcomes depending on the characteristics of the individual, previous experiences and the environment
2. What does the Diagnostic system CBCL (Child Behaviour Checklist) measure?
- Classification of people
- The extent to which an individual shows disturbance
- Age related dysfunction
b. The extent to which an individual shows disturbance
3. The symptoms of headache and/or stomach ache when associated with depression are known as which type of complaint?
4. Anxiety can be diagnosed as which of the following?
- Panic disorder, phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, hyperactivity-impulsivity
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder, hyperactivity-impulsivity, separation anxiety disorder
- Hyperactivity-impulsivity, social anxiety disorder, phobia
a. Panic disorder, phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder
5. Intellectual disability is currently defined in terms of:
- The individual’s intelligence score
- The individual’s ability to function
- The individual’s intelligence score and ability to function
- None of the above
b. The individual’s ability to function
6. Which of the following is NOT considered to be one of the types of ADHD recognised by psychologists?
- Hyperactivity-impulsivity + inattention
7. Autism is defined as:
- A rare early-onset disorder with a genetic basis which causes disturbance n social interactions, problems with communication and repetitive or stereotyped behaviours
- An impairment of day-to-day functioning and/or the presence of significant distress, including pervasive low mood, loss of interest in usual activities and diminished ability to experience pleasure
- An inward suffering or distress
- Internal distress that exhibits externally as a physical health complaint
a. A rare early-onset disorder with a genetic basis which causes disturbance n social interactions, problems with communication and repetitive or stereotyped behaviours
8. The term ‘resilience’ reflects what kind of behaviour?
- The ability to ignore surrounding influences that cause disturbances in behaviour
- The ability to rise above an adverse or stressful situation and function competently and successfully
- The ability to defend actions
- The ability to delegate tasks in order to disregard others behaviour
b. The ability to rise above an adverse or stressful situation and function competently and successfully
9. Which of the following is NOT an example of ‘protective factors’?
- The presence of support networks
- Reduction of negative chain reactions
- Personality features
- Family unity
b. Reduction of negative chain reactions
10. When considering treatment options, it is important to keep in mind a child’s developmental level. With this in mind, why is cognitive-behaviour therapy seen to be more effective for 11–13 year old children than those who are younger?
- 11–13 year olds do not require verbal sophistication
- Younger children are easily distracted and so will not concentrate on this type of therapy
- They are more adept at abstract thinking than younger children
- Younger children do not benefit from this type of treatment
c. They are more adept at abstract thinking than younger children