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A (p. 26, 28) 8. b (p. 49) SHORT ANSWER 1. Phenotypes (or observable behavior characteristics) result from interaction of environment and genotypes (unobservable, genetic influences). (p. 2 1) 2. (p. 25) 3. The understandings of our ancestors; experiences of humanity over the centuries. (p. 30) 4. So the patient can face the conflict and resolve it in light of adult reality. So the patient can recognize what motivates him or her and make better choices. (p. 30) 5. Importance of (a) childhood, (b) unconscious influences on behavior, (c) defense mechanisms, (d) non obvious factors in behavior.

99) STUDY QUESTIONS RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY IN ASSESSMENT (p. 77-78) 1. Define reliability and validity, and how the two are related. Briefly describe four types of reliability and three types of validity. (p. 77-78) Chapter 4 47 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT (p. 78-91) 2. Identify three general approaches to psychological assessment (on pages 79, 80, and 86). How are interviews similar to and different from normal conversation? Describe how four variables (paradigms, rapport, situational factors, and structure) influence interview results.

Chapter 2 27 8. Give two criticisms of humanistic approaches to therapy. 9. Behavior therapy is distinguished by what general approach to abnormality? 10. How would a therapist using Ellis' cognitive behavioral therapy deal with a college student who is anxious over grades? 28 Chapter 2 ANSWERS TO SELF-TEST, CHAPTER 2 MULTIPLE-CHOICE 1. a (p. 23) 5 . d (p. 36) 9. b (p. 55) 2. b (p. 25) 6. c (p. 41) 10. a (p. 57) 3. d (p. 27) 7. b (p. 43) 4. a (p. 26, 28) 8. b (p. 49) SHORT ANSWER 1. Phenotypes (or observable behavior characteristics) result from interaction of environment and genotypes (unobservable, genetic influences).

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