HP4 Quiz 3 2010


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According to Tandom and colleagues (2008), the most consistent, illness specific findins relating to the neurobiology of schizophrenia are

  regional grey matter reductions in the frontal lobes but no evidence of overall total brain volume loss.

  reduction of total brain volume and the lateral ventricles.

  reduction of total brain volume and enlargement of the lateral ventricles.

  enlargement of total brain volume and the lateral ventricles.


The procedural memory system deals with

  recall of personal events.

  skill acquisition

  acquisition of general knowledge.

  recognition of objects and places.


Neuropathological evidence from cases who survived cardiogenic anoxia suggests that integrity of the following structure is a necessary condition for normal episodic memory:

  CA1 region of the hippocampus

  CA3 region of the hippocampus

  dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

  corpus striatum


A lifespan perspective of human development

  views the end stages of life as equally important as childhood development.

  places greatest important on in utero development.

  considers adolescence as the most formative period of psychological development

  takes a normative milestone approach to human development.


Kelly has decided to defer her university studies so she can get work experience, travel, and determine the career path she wants to pursue.

According to Marcia's theory of identity formation, Kelly's vocational identity status can be classified as

  identity diffusion.



  idenntity achievement.


Which one of the following statements is INCORRECT?

  Caregiver-infant relationships are a potential source of developmental disturbance.

  Achievement of developmental milestones cannot be influence by cultural or social factors.

  The features of contingency and reciprocity characterise growth-promoting relationships.

  Turning points can have the greatest impact on development when they occur during transitional periods.


At birth, a neonate is noted to show microcephaly, malformation of the limbs and face, including a smooth philtrum and thin upper lip.

This neonate most likely has

  a chromosomal abnormality.

  been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease that has crossed the placental barrier in the second trimester of pregnancy.

  a mother of low socio-economic status over the age of 35 years.

  fetal alcohol syndrome.


According to Erikson, an identity crisis

  is a normal part of adolescence as individuals seek to define their self-identity.

  occurs during the 'autonomy versus doubt' stage as children seek to gain independence from their parents.

  is an abnormal adolescent experience, as it demonstrates an individual is unable to form a stable identity.

  occurs during the 'autonomy versus doubt' stage as children develop new relationships with peers.