A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 291 - 292 of 299

Question 291

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Interviewer (I): How old are you?

Patient (P): Why, I am centuries old, sir

(I): What is the name of this place?

(P): This place is called as a star

(I): Who is the doctor in charge of your ward?

(P): Bodies just like yours, sir. They can make you black and white

Which disorder these characteristics belong to and this quality of thought called as?

(Marks 2)

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This style of speech and the thinking illustrates the features of schizophrenia. The interview quoted above illustrates the quality of thought called as Cognitive slippage and derailment. The tendency to skitter away from logical frameworks

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Question 292

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Puberty is the stage of life during which you become biologically and sexually mature, changes in the female body can be considered in terms of visible and invisible changes – List out few (Mark 6)

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  • Ovaries- There are two ovaries in a young girl’s body, one on either side of the uterus and below the fallopian tube. These organs are located in the lower abdomen. All the eggs are in a frozen state before puberty. At puberty each ovary alternatively releases an egg or ovum every month. The hormone called oestrogen is also produced in the ovary
  • Uterus- Upside-down pear shaped structure inside a women’s abdomen which is hollow and made of smooth muscles.
  • Fallopian tube- Fallopian tubes pick up the eggs released in their respective ovaries and push into the uterus and takes 3 to 7 days for ovum to reach the uterus
  • Vagina- Vagina is the passageway or a muscular tube extending from the cervix to the external genitals. An external genital also consists of clitoris which is a small cylindrical body and is situated above the urinary opening. It exists to provide women with sexual pleasure