A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 207 - 209 of 299

Question 207

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Expand ASD, ADHD, and APS (Mark 3)

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  • ASD- Autism spectrum disorder
  • ADHD- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • APS- American Psychological society

Question 208

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Giya started a new job 5 weeks ago, and is about to be fired. This is her third job this year. She has been absent from work at least once a week for the past 5 weeks. She was reprimanded in the past after being seen at a local pub in a drunken state during regular office hours although she called in sick. At her previous job, she was fired after she came to work unable to conduct her appropriately and with alcohol on her breath. When confronted about her problems. Giya went to the nearest bar and drank some more to try to forget about the situation. This is an example of which disorder? Justify- (Marks 2)

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The above case was an example of Substance abuse and the ingestion of the substance was problematic which disrupted her job and caused significant distress in occupational functioning

Question 209

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Abbreviate PMDD, HPA and ADHD (Marks 6)

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PMDD- Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder

  • ADHD-Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • HPA- Hypothalamic-pituitary adrenocortical