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Treatment of Psychological Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Free association and dream interpretation are used to _____

Question 2 2. A common side effect of electroconvulsive therapy is _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following learning scenarios BEST illustrates the premise of social learning theory?

Question 4 4. In the psychodynamic approach to therapy, how is the superego different from the id?

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

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is TRUE of cognitive therapy?

Question 7 7. Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.

Question 8 8. _____ uses unconditional positive regard and active listening?

Question 9 9. Catharsis occurs when a patient _____

Question 10 10. In couples therapy, active listening involves

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which of the following provides an example of regression to the mean as the term is used in psychology?

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

Question 14 14. Which of the following is FALSE of deinstitutionalization?

Question 15 15. A patient tells her therapist about a dream she had the night before. The therapist is likely to use which psychodynamic treatment for that dream?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. How does Family therapy differ from Group Therapy?

Question 18 18. Which of these is NOT a psychodynamic treatment?

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. 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?

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Question 21 21. Gerry grows up watching his mom, who has a phobia of cockroaches. According to social learning theory, how will Gerry probably feel about cockroaches?

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

Question 23 23. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients tend to be _____.

Question 24 24. Most antipsychotics

Question 25 25. Which of these is not a barrier to empirical validation?

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Question 26 26. How does the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differ from the evaluation of treatment effectiveness in physical medicine?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Lithium is primarily use to treat

Question 29 29. How is catharsis involved in a therapeutic process?

Question 30 30. Why did doctors use radical therapies, such as psychosurgery, on their patients?

Treatment of 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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