Treatment in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Besides cultural factors, which other issue poses a challenge that psychologists must face when treating patients?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is least likely to have successful treatment outcomes?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did Phillipe Pinel most famously believe?

Question 4 4. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are two types of programs commonly found in community mental health centers?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 8 8. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

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 the following is not one of the three main ways in which treatment effectiveness is measured?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT a good target for prevention programs?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

Question 14 14. Who first proposed social learning theory?

Question 15 15. Antipsychotics are intended to

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is used to treat schizophrenia?

Question 17 17. Which of the following terms refers to the practice of physically altering the human brain in order to bring about psychological results?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Why is empirical validation for psychological treatments difficult to achieve?

Question 20 20. Why did doctors use radical therapies, such as psychosurgery, on their patients?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not a common side-effect of insulin-shock therapy?

Question 22 22. Which of these is not a barrier to empirical validation?

Question 23 23. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 24 24. Cultural factors can have an effect on treatment because _____.

Question 25 25. 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 _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms refers to beginning to think of the therapist as someone important in your life?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is TRUE of cognitive therapy?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 30 30. 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?

Treatment in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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