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Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients tend to be _____.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 4 4. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

Question 5 5. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Cultural factors can have an effect on treatment because _____.

Question 7 7. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

Question 8 8. Why is empirical validation for psychological treatments difficult to achieve?

Question 9 9. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 10 10. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

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Question 11 11. Donna's brother Bill punches his best friend and their parents make him stay inside the house after school for a month. Through this example, Donna learns not to act violently toward friends. This scenario is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is FALSE of deinstitutionalization?

Question 13 13. A common side effect of electroconvulsive therapy is _____.

Question 14 14. What can psychologists do to offer the best treatment to all patients?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.

Question 17 17. Samantha is an addictions counselor who believes in using social learning to help her clients overcome addiction. Social learning can help people overcome addiction through _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following did Phillipe Pinel most famously believe?

Question 19 19. Antipsychotics are intended to

Question 20 20. Most antipsychotics

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Question 21 21. Why are the brains frontal lobes removed in a lobotomy?

Question 22 22. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 23 23. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

Question 24 24. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following are two types of programs commonly found in community mental health centers?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Which of these is NOT a good target for prevention programs?

Question 29 29. What is the difference between Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)?

Question 30 30. Which of the following learning scenarios BEST illustrates the premise of social learning theory?

Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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