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Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

6 year old David cannot take no for an answer. When he doesn’t get his way he throws a temper tantrum until his parents give in. In addition he is often defiant when his parents ask him to do something. David’s teacher says he is a model student in his 1st grade class. The most likely diagnosis is:

a.. Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

b. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

c. Conduct Disorder

d. Delinquent Disorder

2. Jim (11) has been caught setting cats on fire, shooting birds with his pellet gun, and pulling a knife on a kid at school in order to get lunch money. Most recently he was caught shoplifting at Target. Jim boasted it was the first time he had been caught stealing in three years. When asked why he steals, Jim states, “Because I don’t feel like spending my money on CD’s. I’d rather spend it on pot.” The most likely diagnosis is:

a. Kleptomania

b. Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

c. Conduct Disorder

d. Delinquent Disorder

Jenny who is in the third grade often talks to her friends during class time. She rarely follows directions, often loses her school supplies and forgets to turn in her homework. She is a great kid but is really struggling in school. The most likely diagnosis is:

a.. Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

b. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

c. Conduct Disorder

d. Delinquent Disorder

4. Larry hears voices telling him that he is the savior of the world and that he needs to assemble a group of followers to ascend French Hill next Saturday to await the coming of the Lord. Larry is most likely experiencing:


b. Schizophrenia

c. Schizoid Personality Disorder

d. Demonization Disorder

5. Two weeks ago Bonnie broke up with her boyfriend of four years. Since that time, Bonnie has been feeling miserable. She has been sleeping 14 hours a day, missing work, and socially isolated. She tells her friends that she has no reason to go on living. She says she doesn’t care about anything anymore and just wishes she could go to sleep and never wake up. This is the first time Bonnie has ever felt this way. The most likely disorder is:

a. Bipolar disorder

b. Major Depression

c. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

d. Schizophrenia

6. Jake decides to take an F on his experimental psychology class project because he is afraid to touch the white rats. The most likely diagnosis is:

a. Simple Phobia

b. Social Phobia

c. Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

d. Panic Disorder

7. Zach’s dream is to live in the wilderness of Alaska with his dog Homer after he retires from his computer programming job with Hi Tech Industries. Zach, age 50, has never had a romantic relationship with a woman and doesn’t seem to be bothered at all by that fact. He tells you he wants to live off the land and get away from all the crazy people in this world. Zach has been a very productive employee for Hi Tech and has earned lots of bucks designing state of the art software. He gets along relatively well with his coworkers but prefers to communicate through E-Mail rather than in person. The most likely diagnosis is:

a. Paranoid Personality Disorder

b. Schizotypal Personality Disorder

c. Schizoid Personality Disorder

d. Avoidant Personality Disorder

8. Craig is an eleven year old boy who is very afraid of getting sick. He helps calm his fear by washing his hands whenever they feel contaminated. Lately Craig has been washing so much that his hands have begun to crack and bleed from the dryness. Craig wants to stop washing and worrying so much but he just can’t stop. The most likely diagnosis would be:

a. Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

b. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

c. Obsessive Disorder

d. Compulsive Disorder

Part II Integration Readings (9 points)

According to Dr. Propst, rank order the 3 activities in terms of their importance of providing training for a psychoanalyst with number 1 being the most important. The 3 activities are course work, supervision and personal analysis. (3 points)

According to Dr. Mendez the practical integration of Christian faith can be done in an implicit or explicit way. What is the difference? (2 points)

For the Christian psychologist there are two sources of truth: What are they? (2 points)

Give an example of a pathogenic belief and a scriptural truth that can disconfirm it (2 points)