A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 283 - 285 of 299

Question 283

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  • What is the other name for Conversion Disorder (2 Marks)
  • Explain the diagnostic criteria for Conversion Disorder (2 Marks)

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  • Other name of Conversion Disorder-Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder
  • One or more symptoms of altered voluntary motor or sensory function, Clinical findings provide evidence of incompatibility between the symptom and recognized neurological or medical conditions. The symptom or deficit is not better explained by another medical or mental disorder
Disorder-Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder

Question 284

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Define Rauwolfia Serpentina (Marks 2)

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Rauwolfia Serpentina- More commonly known as reserpine, an early medication derived from the snakeroot plant that helps to control the agitation and aggressiveness of some psychotic patients

Question 285

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Define the following terms (Marks 4)

  • Incongruence
  • Fully functioning person

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Incongruence- A discrepancy between a person՚s self-concept and aspects of his or her experience

Fully functioning person- Roger՚s term for self-actualization, for developing all facets of the self