Types of Psychological Treatments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of clients receiving group therapy?

Question 2 2. Which of the following techniques used electric shocks to give patients seizures that were intended to help them recover and became popular in the 1940's as a treatment for nonresponsive patients of many psychological disorders, including depression and schizophrenia?

Question 3 3. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

Question 4 4. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients tend to be _____.

Question 5 5. Why are the brains frontal lobes removed in a lobotomy?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 8 8. A common side effect of electroconvulsive therapy is _____.

Question 9 9. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

Question 10 10. Why did doctors use radical therapies, such as psychosurgery, on their patients?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements regarding psychiatric medications is not true?

Question 12 12. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. What is the practice of physically altering the human brain in order to bring about psychological results?

Question 15 15. Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.

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Question 16 16. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

Question 17 17. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

Question 18 18. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Which of the following is associated with positive and negative symptoms?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 23 23. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

Question 24 24. When a clients works one-on-one with a therapist, this is considered which type of therapy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is not true?

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Question 26 26. Unlike MAOIs and tricyclics, SSRIs

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is true based on prior controlled studies on treatment effectiveness?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements regarding individual therapy is not correct?

Question 30 30. Most antipsychotics

Types of Psychological Treatments Chapter Exam Instructions

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