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Psychological Disorder Quiz

Directions: Record all answers on your mastery manager


form.
Match the disorder with the correct description. Each
disorder will be used only ONCE. All disorders have a
description below. DONT FORGET THE BACK SIDE!!!
A. Borderline Personality
Disorder
D. Bipolar Disorder
G. Narcissistic Disorder
J. Panic Disorder
M. Major Depressive
Disorder

B. Post-Traumatic Stress
Disorder
E. Antisocial Personality
Disorder
H. Dissociative Identity
Disorder
K. Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder
N. Conversion Disorder

C. Illness Anxiety Disorder


F. Histrionic Personality
Disorder
I. Schizophrenia (used 3
times)
L. Seasonal On-set of
Depression
O. Generalized Anxiety
Disorder

__B___ 1. When Cindy was 7 years old, she witnessed her older brother get
hit by a train. Since that horrific experience she has suffered chronic
nightmares, she hates being alone and she is constantly distracted.
__H___ 2. Katie was physically and sexually abused by a close family friend
when she was 8 years old. In early adulthood, her friends and family
started noticing a difference in her behavior. She had several
personalities, one of them being very child-like.
___L__ 3. Sarah seemed to be stuck in a funk. She had never considered
herself depressed but since December she has been unusually sad
and emotional. As track season approached her spirits begin to lift.
__O___ 4. John is unexplainably tense and uneasy all of the time. He has an
inability to avoid what causes these feelings because he doesnt know what
triggers them.
__E___ 5. When John was in high school he was cutting class all the time and
experimenting with drugs and alcohol. In adulthood, he has been
arrested several times for stealing and disorderly conduct. He
seems to have no understanding or regard for the consequences
follow his actions.
___C___ 6. Doctors cant seem to find a cause for Sues discomfort. She
constantly complains of severe muscle weakness and fatigue; saying
some days her arms even feel paralyzed. Her doctors have
suggested that she seek therapy.
__I___ 7. This disorder causes a person to be preoccupied with delusions or
hallucinations, often with themes of persecution or grandiosity.

__M___ 8. Tom has been having horrible feelings of worthlessness for the
past 8 months. He has lost interest in his hobbies and has isolated
his friends and family. About once a week, his depressed feelings
get so bad that he contemplates suicide.
__K___ 9. Julies life is filled with annoying rituals. She is fixated with germs
and this causes her to wash her hands up to 50 times per day.
__N___10. A disorder in which a person experiences very specific genuine
physical symptoms for which no physiological basis can be found.
(ie. vomiting, paralysis, blindness)
___A___11. A condition in which a person makes impulsive actions, and has
an unstable mood & chaotic relationships.
A. Borderline Personality
Disorder
D. Bipolar Disorder
G. Narcissistic Disorder
J. Panic Disorder
M. Major Depressive
Disorder

B. Post-Traumatic Stress
Disorder
E. Antisocial Personality
Disorder
H. Dissociative Identity
Disorder
K. Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder
N. Conversion Disorder

C. Illness Anxiety Disorder


F. Histrionic Personality
Disorder
I. Schizophrenia (used 3
times)
L. Seasonal On-set of
Depression
O. Generalized Anxiety
Disorder

__G___12. Kristen is very preoccupied with her looks. She also feels that she
is much smarter than her peers. Kristens superior attitude has
caused her to lose many friends. She doesnt understand why so
many people think she is conceited.
__J___13. Over the past six months, Adam has experienced four episodes
where for about 20 minutes he felt out of control. His chest became
tight and his breathing was labored. His therapist has prescribed
some valium for him.
__D___14. Paul experiences spans of time where he feels like he cant stop
going or like there is no off switch. He is constantly awake and is
wasting away his saving purchasing up to three cars a month. After
about five months of this type of behavior he takes a downward turn
and he is depressed for about five months.
__I___15. Matts speech is hard to follow and does not seem to make sense.
When talking with others, he displays flat or inappropriate emotions.
___F__ 16. Mary acts very emotional and overly dramatic in order to call
attention to herself.
__I__ 17. A disorder characterized by immobility or excessive movement,
extreme negativism, and/or parrot-like repeating of anothers
speech or movement.

Types of Disorders
Directions: Identify the category of disorders being described.
Each category will only be used ONCE.

___E___ 19. A category of psychological disorders in which awareness


becomes split from memories, thoughts and personal identity.
__C___ 20. A category of psychological disorders that is categorized by
distressing, persistent nervousness or worry.
___D__ 21. A category of psychological disorders characterized by inflexible,
maladaptive patterns of behavior that impair social interaction.
_B____ 22. A category of psychological disorders in which symptoms take a
bodily form without apparent physical causes.
__A___ 23. A category of psychological disorders that is characterized by
depression.
__F____24 A category of psychological disorders that is characterized by
episodes of
depression as well as
A. Mood Disorders
mania.
B. Somatic Symptom
C.
D.
E.
F.

Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Personality Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Bipolar Disorders