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E. Psychosexual development Genetic determinism Infant-mother interaction Interpersonal relations Object relations 72. Erikson’s developmental theories differ from Freud’s in that Erikson placed greater emphasis on which of the following? a. b. c. d. e. Cultural factors in development Instinctual drives Interpersonal relations Psychosexual development Object relations Human Behavior: Theories of Personality and Development 37 73. A woman has a verbal altercation with her boss at work. She meekly accepts his harsh words.

Which of the following terms best describes this patient’s behavior? a. b. c. d. e. Primary gain Secondary gain Wish fulfillment Acting out Psychic determinism DIRECTIONS: Each group of questions below consists of lettered options followed by a set of numbered items. For each numbered item, select the one lettered option with which it is most closely associated. Each lettered option may be used once, more than once, or not at all. Questions 84–87 Match the description of each psychoanalytic theory with the correct theorist.

10. The answer is b. (Ebert, p. ) The essential features of obsessivecompulsive disorder are obsessions (recurrent and persistent thoughts that 20 Psychiatry are experienced as intrusive and inappropriate and that cause anxiety) and compulsions (repetitive behaviors that the person feels driven to perform). In this disorder, the patient’s symptoms are ego-dystonic to him/her, unlike the person with an obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have problems with inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity.

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