Criminal Psychology and Behavior quiz help

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 3

  1. DSM stands for:

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    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 4

  1. IST stands for:

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    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 5

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

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 6

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

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    e.

Question 7

  1. Compared to male psychopaths, female psychopaths:

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 9

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

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 10

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

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    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 12

  1. The primary psychopath is:

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    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 13

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

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    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 14

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

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 15

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

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

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.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.

Question 20

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

    a.

    b.

    c.

    d.

    e.