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AP Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders 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. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

Question 3 3. A common side effect of electroconvulsive therapy is _____.

Question 4 4. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

Question 5 5. Unlike MAOIs and tricyclics, SSRIs

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Question 6 6. Why did doctors use radical therapies, such as psychosurgery, on their patients?

Question 7 7. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Which of the following is TRUE of cognitive therapy?

Question 10 10. Antipsychotics are intended to

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Question 11 11. Why are the brains frontal lobes removed in a lobotomy?

Question 12 12. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

Question 13 13. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 14 14. Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

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Question 16 16. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 17 17. In couples therapy, active listening involves

Question 18 18. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 19 19. Why are support groups different from other forms of therapy?

Question 20 20. Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What is the difference between Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)?

Question 23 23. Most antipsychotics

Question 24 24. 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 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 _____.

AP Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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