Psychology CSS Paper II 2006

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2006
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
PSYCHOLOGY II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
Q.No.1. How do biological factors interact with environmental experiences to determine the course of development?

Q.No.2. What is meant by “developmental irregularities”? How does heredity contribute to chromosomal abnormalities?

Q.No.3. Describe the criteria that can be used to distinguish between “normal” and “abnormal” behavior. What are the different sources of information that you will recommend for clinical diagnosis?

Q.No.4. What are the underlying principles and assumptions of behavior therapies? Discuss the role of behavior therapy in behavior modification?

Q.No.5. Discuss the role of biological and sociological factors in crime and drug addiction.

Q.No.6. How will you differentiate between psychoneurotic and psychosomatic disorders? Give an account of anxiety disorders.

Q.No.7. Identify the important determinants of job satisfaction for workers in an industry.