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129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. Which of the following statements about persuasion is correct? a. Fast speakers are less persuasive than slow speakers. b. Arousal of strong emotions, such as fear, is not persuasive if the message includes specific advice about how to produce a positive outcome. c. People with high self-esteem are more susceptible to persuasion. d. People who are perceived as trustworthy are more persuasive. Bob has been under a physician’s care for depression. Although his symptoms have disappeared and he has suffered no major side effects, he has had to go on a severely restricted diet since his treatment began and be careful about eating certain smoked, fermented, or pickled foods, and drinking certain beverages. In addition, he needs to be careful about taking other medications due to a risk of severe high blood pressure. Bob’s doctor has probably been treating him with . a. lithium b MAOIs c. Prozac d tricyclics A disorder in which intruding thoughts that occur again and again are followed by repetitive, ritualistic behavior meant to lower the anxiety caused by the thoughts is called disorder. a. obsessive-compulsive b delusional c. post-traumatic stress d passive-aggressive What is one of the main advantages of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (S SRIs) as compared to similar drugs? a. They have fewer side effects. b. They only need to be taken weekly, not daily. c. They affect several different neurotransmitters. d. They work immediately. Sigmund Freud’s theory came at a time in history when the predominant attitude toward sex was a. liberal b. open c. repressed d. obsessed According to social identity theory, individuals view their own group favorably so as to a. create prejudice toward members of the other group b. think of themselves more favorably c. promote their out-group d expand the boundaries of social categorization What was the most likely outcome for a person who was mentally ill and accused of being a witch during the Renaissance? a. death b. exile from society c. treatment d exorcism
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