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Question 1
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 Which of the following is true regarding antisocial behavior in adolescents?

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A

Very few adolescents completely refrain from antisocial behavior, and they tend not to be well adjusted.

B

Antisocial behavior in adolescence is generally not common and is typically associated with poor adjustment.

C

Antisocial behavior tends to increase in adolescence.

D

Antisocial behavior is as common in adolescence as it is in childhood.

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Question 2
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 Which of the following is true regarding gender differences in antisocial behavior?

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A

Boys and girls do not differ in rates of antisocial behavior in childhood.

B

Throughout the lifespan, males display more antisocial behavior than females.

C

Boys are more aggressive than girls in childhood, but this difference decreases or disappears by adolescence.

D

Boys are more aggressive in childhood, but girls are more aggressive in adolescence

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Question 3
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 Which statement about the stability of antisocial behavior is true?

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A

Aggressive behavior is relatively unstable over the course of the lifespan.

B

Aggressive behavior is highly stable for brief periods of the lifespan.

C

Aggressive behavior is not as stable as IQ scores.

D

Aggressive behavior is highly stable over the course of the lifespan, about as stable as IQ scores.

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Question 4
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 Delinquency, in the legal sense, may result from ____ , whereas a mental disorder requires ____ .

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A

one or two isolated acts, several isolated acts

B

a persistent pattern of antisocial behaviors, one or two isolated acts

C

one or two isolated acts, a persistent pattern of antisocial behaviors

D

related acts, unrelated acts

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Question 5
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 Violations such as running away, setting fires, skipping school, and using drugs and alcohol are referred to as ____ .

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A

aggressive behaviors

B

delinquent behaviors

C

internalizing behaviors

D

rule-breaking behaviors

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Question 6
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 Behaviors such as fighting, destructiveness, and threatening others are referred to as ____ .

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A
aggressive behaviors
B
delinquent behaviors
C
rule-breaking behaviors
D
internalizing behaviors
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Question 7
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 Children who engage in covert behaviors only are typically ____ .

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A
aggressive as well
B
negative, irritable, and resentful in their reactions to stressful situations
C
from families that experience significant conflict
D
less social, more anxious, and more suspicious of others
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Question 8
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 Children who engage in primarily overt behaviors are typically

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A
from families that provide little family support.
B
less social, more anxious, and more suspicious of others.
C
negative, irritable, and resentful in their reactions to hostile situations.
D
sneaky with others.
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Question 9
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 Which of the following is NOT a diagnostic criterion for CD that is related to aggression to people and animals?

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A
Bullying
B
Shoplifting
C
Physical cruelty
D
Use of a weapon
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Question 10
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 In the DSM-5, oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorders fall under the larger category of ____ .

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A
disruptive behavior disorders
B
destructive behavior disorders
C
conduct problems
D
aggressive behavior disorders
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Question 11
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 The public health perspective of conduct problems attempts to reduce ____ associated with youth violence.

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A
injuries and deaths
B
negative media
C
school failure
D
public policy mistakes
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Question 12
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 ____ describes children who display an age-inappropriate recurrent pattern of stubborn, hostile, and defiant behaviors.

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A
Oppositional defiant disorder
B
Conduct disorder
C
Early-onset psychopathy
D
Callous behavior disorder
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Question 13
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 Diagnostic criteria for ODD in the DSM-5 related to anger include which of the following?

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A
Arguing with authority figures
B
Being touchy or easily annoyed
C
Deliberately annoying others
D
Spiteful or vindictive behavior
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Question 14
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 ____ describes children who display severe aggressive and antisocial acts involving inflicting pain on others or interfering with others' rights

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A
Oppositional defiant disorder
B
Conduct disorder
C
Early-onset psychopathy
D
Callous behavior disorder
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Question 15
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 Children with adolescent-onset CD are ____ than those with childhood-onset CD.

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A
more likely to be girls
B
more likely to display psychopathology
C
more likely to be aggressive
D
less likely to persist in their antisocial behavior as they get older
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Question 16
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 Which of the following is true regarding the relationship between ODD and CD?

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A
Most children who display ODD go on to develop CD later.
B
There is no relationship between ODD and CD.
C
CD is almost always preceded by ODD.
D
ODD is almost always preceded by CD.
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Question 17
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 The lifetime prevalence rates for ODD and CD are about ____ .

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A
12% and 8%, respectively
B
20% and 15%, respectively
C
5% and 10%, respectively
D
9% and 7%, respectively
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Question 18
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 At which stage would poor peer relationships be a common symptom of disruptive and antisocial behavior?

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A
Adulthood
B
Adolescence
C
Elementary school
D
Preschool
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Question 19
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 Psychopathic features are marked by ____ .

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A
a pattern of deceitful, callous, manipulative, and remorseless behavior
B
repeated criminal acts
C
diminished intelligence and inability to distinguish right from wrong
D
excessive anxiety
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Question 20
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 On tests of cognitive ability, children with conduct disorder typically ____ .

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A
score in the below average to borderline range
B
display lower performance (nonverbal) scores than verbal scores
C
show no unique patterns of deficits
D
show impairments despite normal intelligence
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