Psychological Treatments: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Lois was a psychiatric patient in the 1940's. She suffered from severe schizophrenia, and underwent a radical therapy that caused her to gain a considerable amount of weight, and become very restless. Which of the following therapies did she most likely undergo?

Question 2 2. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 3 3. Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.

Question 4 4. You are just beginning your psychiatry practice and meet with a new patient who has been previously diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Given your knowledge of the latest research, how would it be best to approach treatment for this patient?

Question 5 5. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

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Question 6 6. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients tend to be _____.

Question 7 7. Unlike MAOIs and tricyclics, SSRIs

Question 8 8. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

Question 9 9. Sherry suffers from severe depression, and modern antidepressants have proven ineffective. Which of the following biological therapies might be a last resort for Sherry?

Question 10 10. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

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Question 11 11. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 12 12. Thomas has been using a new therapy with his depressed patients and is excited that so many of them feel it has really helped. Though he realizes there have been several patients he hasn't heard from in a while who also tried the new therapy. He wonders if that means they didn't find it helpful. Thomas' initial impression from the patients who were helped by the therapy is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 14 14. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

Question 15 15. Why are the brains frontal lobes removed in a lobotomy?

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Question 16 16. Most antipsychotics

Question 17 17. What is the difference between Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)?

Question 18 18. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

Question 19 19. Why did doctors use radical therapies, such as psychosurgery, on their patients?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE of cognitive therapy?

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Question 21 21. A common side effect of electroconvulsive therapy is _____.

Question 22 22. In couples therapy, active listening involves

Question 23 23. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

Question 24 24. Antipsychotics are intended to

Question 25 25. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

Psychological Treatments: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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