A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 289 - 290 of 299

Question number: 289

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Distinction between conflict and competition (Mark 5)

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  • Conflict takes place in a conscious level and competition is unconscious

  • Competition is non-violent but conflict may create violence

  • Conflict involves contact, competition does not

  • Competition is a continuous process but conflict is an intermittent process

  • Conflict disregards social norms but competition does not care about social norms

Question number: 290

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Differentiate Frotteuristic disorder from Fetishistic disorder (Marks 4)

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Differentiate between Frotteuristic Disorder and Fetishistic Disorder

  • In Frotteuristic disorder, over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent and intense sexual arousal from touching or rubbing against a non-consenting person as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviors. For example typically a crowded subway or bus

  • In Fetishistic disorder, over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent and intense sexual arousal from the use of nonliving objects or a highly specific focus on nongenital body parts as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviors

For example rubber, shiny black plastic

  • The fantasies or urges which occurs in both Frotteuristic and Fetishistic Disorder cause clinically significant distress in social, occupational and other important areas of functioning.

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