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Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Which of the following are two types of programs commonly found in community mental health centers?

Question 4 4. Why are the brains frontal lobes removed in a lobotomy?

Question 5 5. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. What is the difference between Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 10 10. Abnormal psychology:

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Question 11 11. Unlike MAOIs and tricyclics, SSRIs

Question 12 12. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 13 13. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 14 14. Who first proposed social learning theory?

Question 15 15. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

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Question 16 16. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Margaret is opening a mental health clinic in her neighborhood. She has a suggestion box outside for programs that her clinic could provide. Which of the following suggestions will Margaret most likely throw out?

Question 18 18. Why is empirical validation for psychological treatments difficult to achieve?

Question 19 19. Antipsychotics are intended to

Question 20 20. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

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Question 21 21. Most antipsychotics

Question 22 22. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients tend to be _____.

Question 23 23. In couples therapy, active listening involves

Question 24 24. Which of these is NOT a good target for prevention programs?

Question 25 25. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following learning scenarios BEST illustrates the premise of social learning theory?

Question 28 28. Which of the following did Phillipe Pinel most famously believe?

Question 29 29. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is TRUE of cognitive therapy?

Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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