Criminal Psychology and Behavior quiz help

Question 1

  1. _____ refers to the phenomenon that occurs when a mental disorder or syndrome is unintentionally caused by a clinician or practitioner.a.

    Latrogenic.

    b.

    Tautological fallacy.

    c.

    Projection syndrome.

    d.

    Symptom substitution.

    e.

    Transference.

Question 2

  1. A boy who hits at age three, shoplifts at age 10, commits burglary at age 19, and rapes at 26 would be considered:a.

    A life-course persistent offender.

    b.

    An ADHD offender.

    c.

    An adolescent-limited offender.

    d.

    An antisocial offender.

    e.

    An incorrigible delinquent.

Question 3

  1. DSM stands for:a.

    Dissociative Somatic Manual.

    b.

    Diagnoses of Serious Mentality.

    c.

    Douglas Simpson Marker.

    d.

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.

    e.

    Developmental Symbolic Marker.

Question 4

  1. IST stands for:a.

    Invasive sexual treatment.

    b.

    Intrusive sexual treatment.

    c.

    Incompetent to stand trial.

    d.

    Incentive system targets.

    e.

    Intensive schizophrenic treatment.

Question 5

  1. In the Brawner rule, the caveat paragraph intends to exclude _____ from using the insanity defense.a.

    Defendants under the influence of alcohol at the time of the offense.

    b.

    Psychopaths.

    c.

    Defendants under the influence of drugs at the time of the offense.

    d.

    Defendants who refuse to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

    e.

    Developmentally disabled.

Question 6

  1. In the Supreme Court ruling Sell v. U.S. (2003), the court ruled that:a.

    In cases that did not involve violence, courts should be very careful in ordering medication to treat mentally disordered offenders who refuse the medication.

    b.

    Mentally disordered offenders should be sedated in the courtroom.

    c.

    Psychoactive drugs should not be ordered by any court against the wishes of the defendant, even if the mentally disordered offender tends to be violent.

    d.

    Mentally disordered offenders should be institutionalized until cured.

    e.

    Mentally disordered offenders cannot be given psychotropic medication during their trial.

Question 7

  1. Compared to male psychopaths, female psychopaths:a.

    Commit more property crime.

    b.

    Have higher recidivism rates.

    c.

    Are less aggressive and violent.

    d.

    Have lower recidivism rates.

    e.

    Receive higher PCL-R scores.

Question 8

  1. Psychopaths demonstrate normal appraisal of emotional cues and situations in the abstract (that is, verbal discussion), but they are deficient in using emotional cues to guide their judgments and behavior in the process of living. This phenomenon is referred to as:a.

    Emotional paradox.

    b.

    Emotional imbalance.

    c.

    Habituation.

    d.

    Narcomania.

    e.

    Callous unemotionality.

Question 9

  1. All of the following are characteristic of juveniles with the callous-unemotional trait cluster except:a.

    Targeted prevention.

    b.

    Universal treatment.

    c.

    Tertiary prevention.

    d.

    Selective prevention.

    e.

    Restrictive treatment.

Question 10

  1. The core of the insanity defense involves which one of the following issues?a.

    Competency to stand trial.

    b.

    Whether the person can be rehabilitated.

    c.

    Criminal responsibility.

    d.

    Past psychiatric history.

    e.

    Current mental status.

Question 11

  1. A school curriculum designed to promote self-esteem, self-efficacy, and improved problem-solving skills in inner-city fourth-grade Black children through a culturally based curriculum is known as Project:a.

    GAIN.

    b.

    Culture.

    c.

    Attainment.

    d.

    SELF.

    e.

    Green Light.

Question 12

  1. The primary psychopath is:a.

    Usually neurotic.

    b.

    A violent criminal.

    c.

    Usually violent and destructive.

    d.

    Usually highly emotional.

    e.

    A true psychopath.

Question 13

  1. Which of the following statements about juvenile psychopathy is correct?a.

    There are no instruments available for measuring juvenile psychopathy.

    b.

    Juvenile psychopathy as a construct clearly does not exist.

    c.

    Some researchers are concerned about the negative implications of labeling juveniles as psychopaths.

    d.

    Juvenile psychopaths display behavior identical to that of adult psychopaths.

    e.

    Juvenile psychopathy is correlated with sexual aggression.

Question 14

  1. Generally speaking, the autonomic nervous system of the psychopath appears to be:a.

    Deformed.

    b.

    Insufficient.

    c.

    Ineffective.

    d.

    Overreactive.

    e.

    Underaroused.

Question 15

  1. The behavior of the psychopath appears to be primarily an attempt to:a.

    Receive sexual satisfaction.

    b.

    Obtain adequate stimulation.

    c.

    Relive his or her childhood.

    d.

    Avoid punishment.

    e.

    Get back at society.

Question 16

  1. All of the following standards or rules to determine insanity are or have been represented in various state or federal legal systems except the:a.

    Dayton Rule.

    b.

    M’Naghten Rule.

    c.

    Brawner Rule.

    d.

    Product Test.

    e.

    Durham Rule.

Question 17

  1. Neuropsychological indicators have been repeatedly found in psychopaths, as reflected in electrodermal (skin conductance) measures, cardiovascular, and other nervous system indices. These indicators are called:a.

    Confluence.

    b.

    Markers.

    c.

    Ccloaca.

    d.

    Neuroindicators.

    e.

    CVAs.

Question 18

  1. What form of amnesia is the most widely used justification for an insanity defense or mitigation of criminal responsibility in the U.S. courts today?a.

    Chronic organic amnesia.

    b.

    Alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder.

    c.

    Wernicke’s amnesia.

    d.

    Limited amnesia.

    e.

    Anxiolytic-induced persisting amnestic disorder.

Question 19

  1. Scott Henggeler and his colleagues have designed a treatment approach for serious juvenile offenders that is responsive to many of the social systems influencing the child’s delinquent behavior. This treatment approach is called:a.

    Multisystemic therapy.

    b.

    Restrictive intervention.

    c.

    Gestalt therapy.

    d.

    Rehabilitative intervention.

    e.

    A and C.

Question 20

  1. Primary psychopaths who engage in repetitive antisocial behavior are called ___ psychopaths.a.

    Heinous.

    b.

    Criminal.

    c.

    Secondary.

    d.

    Callous.

    e.

    Typical.

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