Issues in Mental Health Treatment: Cultural Factors, Effectiveness & Empirical Validation


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Abnormal psychology:

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1. Cultural factors can have an effect on treatment because _____.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Treating patients with mental health disorders is a sensitive subject, to say the least. In this quiz, you'll recall ways of treating these patients, as well as the issues that can go along with it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your knowledge of treatment issues in the following ways:

  • Recognize the meaning of abnormal psychology
  • Understand how cultural factors can affect treatment
  • Determine how psychologists can offer the best treatment
  • Know how a treatment is empirically validated
  • Identify what is and is not a barrier to empirical validation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information from the lesson on mental health treatment issues
  • Critical thinking - use information on mental health treatment to consider if something is or isn't a barrier to empirical validation
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about issues in mental health treatment

Additional Learning

If you want to know more, the lesson titled Issues in Mental Health Treatment: Cultural Factors, Effectiveness & Empirical Validation covers the following objectives:

  • Define abnormal psychology
  • Provide examples of cultural factors in mental health treatment
  • Explain what it means to be empirically validated