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Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does the right to treatment entail?

Question 2 2. Patient - client confidentiality _____.

Question 3 3. When a person pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, they are likely to be _____.

Question 4 4. Why is the insanity defense controversial?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT involved in institutionalization?

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Question 6 6. A major societal barrier to good mental health services is:

Question 7 7. Forensic psychology involves what two fields?

Question 8 8. Which of these is NOT one of the three elements of informed consent?

Question 9 9. Which of these is a right of mental health patients?

Question 10 10. Why does the public's rights outweigh an individual patient's rights to confidentiality?

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Question 11 11. Why are organizations around the world working to destigmatize mental illness?

Question 12 12. Mary's psychologist discusses her problems with Mary's husband without her permission. Mary's psychologist has done which of the following?

Question 13 13. One negative result of deinstitutionalization is:

Question 14 14. Civil commitment occurs _____.

Question 15 15. Craig is a psychologist who believes that he can cure schizophrenia by making his clients drink hot water and lemon, despite the fact that there's no scientific evidence that it works. He provides no other treatment; he only treats his patients with hot water and lemon. Which patient right is he violating?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT important when determining whether a person is competent to stand trial?

Question 17 17. People are trying to combat the issues surrounding deinstitutionalization by:

Question 18 18. In his meeting with his defense lawyer, Jonathan admitted to committing the crime, but only because voices told him to do it. Might Jonathan be competent to stand trial?

Question 19 19. Forensic psychology involves _____.

Question 20 20. The insanity defense focuses on:

Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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