Trauma- And Stressor-related Disorders

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Question 1
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 Which statement best describes the occurrence of maltreatment?

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A

Children want to get away from the family of violence.

B

Children in violent households only know violence.

C

The intensity of the violence always increases with time.

D

There is a great deal of loyalty to the offenders.

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Question 2
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 An event would be considered traumatic if it ____ .

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A

is based on stress before a big test

B

involves any type of stress

C

is based on an uncommon or extreme stressor

D

is stress related directly to an incident of physical harm only

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Question 3
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 For healthy development, children need a caregiving environment that balances their need for ____ with their need for ____ .

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A

control; responsiveness

B

ego-mastery; discipline

C

ego-mastery; responsiveness

D

control; discipline

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Question 4
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 For teens, which feeling or action is least likely to occur as a result of stress?

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A

Feeling overwhelmed

B

Feeling depressed or sad

C

Feeling tired

D

Skipping a meal

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Question 5
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 A babysitter who notices bruises on a child who subsequently tells the sitter that her mother hits her is obligated (by law) to ____ .

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A

do nothing

B

remove the child from the home

C

confront the parent

D

alert the police or child welfare agency

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Question 6
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 If a child with a diagnosed psychological disorder (e.g., depression) was also being abused, the maltreatment would be noted in the ____ based on the DSM-5.

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A
Axis I category
B
extra comments section of the assessment
C
progress notes but not the diagnosis
D
other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention category
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Question 7
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 Which of the following would qualify as physical neglect?

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A
Supervision from the next room
B
Refusing to allow an adolescent to see friends
C
Delay in seeking health care
D
Letting a teenager come home from school alone
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Question 8
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 Many of the acute symptoms of sexual abuse resemble children's common reactions to ____ .

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A
fatigue
B
stress
C
illness
D
loss of a parent
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Question 9
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 Allostatic load refers to ____________ .

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A
a measure of how much stress teens can safely handle
B
the biological response of a stressful event on a child
C
the progressive wear and tear on biological systems due to the effects of chronic stress
D
an indicator of the effects of child maltreatment on a child's outlook
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Question 10
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 ____ exists to some degree in all forms of maltreatment, making it difficult to define the consequences.

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A
Emotional abuse
B
Physical abuse
C
Emotional neglect
D
Physical neglect
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Question 11
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 Exploitation takes many forms but is most likely to include ____ .

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A
child labor
B
child discipline
C
child photography
D
child poverty
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Question 12
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 By far, the most common form of maltreatment of children is ____________ .

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A
neglect
B
physical abuse
C
sexual abuse
D
psychological maltreatment
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Question 13
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 Which of the following is NOT among the worst and most intrusive forms of childhood stress and trauma?

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A
Child maltreatment
B
Stressful incidents, such as terrorist attacks or hurricanes
C
Exposure to domestic violence
D
Chronic childhood poverty
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Question 14
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 The highest incidence of maltreatment in the United States is due to ____ cases.

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A
sexual abuse
B
physical abuse
C
neglect
D
emotional abuse
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Question 15
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 An example of physical child neglect would be ____________ .

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A
a middle schooler who is permitted to drink and use drugs
B
siblings who were subjected to repeated incidents of family violence between their parents
C
a teenager who is permitted to decide for himself whether to go to school and how long to stay each day
D
children living in a home contaminated with animal feces and rotting food
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Question 16
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 A history of sexual abuse is reported more often by ____ .

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A
young males
B
young females
C
adolescent females
D
adolescent males
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Question 17
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 An example of emotional child neglect would be ____________ .

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A
an infant who had to be hospitalized for near drowning after being left alone in a bathtub
B
a 2-year-old found wandering in the street late at night, naked and alone
C
an 11-year-old who is chronically truant
D
a child whose mother helped him shoot out the windows of a neighbor's house
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Question 18
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 How do cultural norms influence the prevalence of sexual abuse?

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A
Children are portrayed erotically.
B
Children observe sex play.
C
Children are not valued by parents.
D
Children with anxiety are more likely to be abused.
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Question 19
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 Younger children are the most common victims of ____ .

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A
physical abuse
B
emotional abuse
C
sexual abuse
D
neglect
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Question 20
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 Child maltreatment affects boys and girls almost equally except for sexual abuse, where girls account for ____ of the reported victims.

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A
65%
B
75%
C
80%
D
90%
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