A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 143 - 145 of 299

Question number: 143

Edit

One Liner Question▾

Write in Brief

Abbreviate PTSD, OCD, BDD (Marks 4)

Explanation

PTSD- Post traumatic stress disorder

  • ERP- Event- related potential/Exposure and ritual prevention

  • OCD- Obsessive-Compulsive disorder

  • BDD- Body Dysmorphia disorder

Question number: 144

Edit

One Liner Question▾

Write in Brief

After a sweaty tennis game: the body has lost water, the osmoreceptors have been dehydrated and the blood volume has gone down. What is called as? Why is it so?

(Marks 4)

Explanation

Thirst triggered by the loss of water from osmoreceptors is known as cellular-dehydration thirst. Loss of water from the body also results n Hypovolemia, or decrease in the volume of the blood

Cellular-dehydration

Cellular-Dehydration

Question number: 145

Edit

Short Answer Question▾

Write in Short

Define the following terms (Marks 6)

a) Retroflection

b) Confluence

c) Deflection

Explanation

Retroflection- Consists of turning back onto ourselves what we would like to do to someone else or doing to ourselves what we would like someone else to do or for us.

  • Deflection- The process of distraction or veering off, so that it is difficult to maintain a sustained sense of contact

  • Confluence- involves blurring the differentiation between the self and the environment

Confluence-channel of resistance

Confluence-Channel of Resistance