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Intimate Relationships Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Improving Relationships

Quiz 15 :

Improving Relationships

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Bertie is angry at his wife,Maddy,for talking with other men at a party,and she is sick and tired of his jealousy.What might a therapist using a systems perspective say in response to this situation?
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B

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Dr.Roberts helps couples to make explicit (known)the rules that guide their relationship behavior and to establish new rules that are more flexible and adaptive.What model of couples therapy does she practice?
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B

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Baljit and Tim have had difficulty adjusting to being parents.They argue constantly about what activities they are going to do with their children and hate their weekends because they are spent with each of them taking turns playing with the kids to give the other parent a break.Their therapist points out that one reason they might be so frustrated and argue so much is that the way they have been structuring their weekends leaves them little time to nurture their relationship or to be together as a family.The arguments and frustration are signals that they value and love each other and want to connect more as a couple and as a family.What technique has the therapist used?
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C

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After 23 years of marriage,Kayla and Fred have decided to seek marital therapy.Their satisfaction with their marriage has decreased over time,to the point where both are feeling quite unhappy.They hardly talk to each other except to argue about the children or finances,and neither can remember when they last had sex.Based on material presented in the chapter about improving relationships,which of Kayla and Fred's problems would a couples therapist find most difficult to treat?
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In considering the source of relationship functioning,a systems perspective is to ________ as a behavioral perspective is to ________.
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Bernardo and Danica are attending their second session of couples therapy.Their therapist gives them a homework assignment to improve the way in which they communicate with each other.What theoretical models is their therapist most likely drawing upon?
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Isvel is very expressive in her relationship with Didier,whereas Didier is more analytical but tends to offer support.When Didier's mother is hospitalized,the couple begins to experience more issues in their relationship.Didier feels unsupported by Isvel and denies his feelings of pain.Isvel insists Didier must be upset,but she does not offer much support.What new rule might be helpful for this couple to improve their relationship?
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According to the text,which is the most common theoretical model that couples therapists use?
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According to a systems perspective,what is required for couples to make improvements in their relationship?
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What led to the development of behavioral models of couples therapy?
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Which of the following statements about couples seeking therapy is FALSE?
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Reframing is to ________ as relabeling is to ________.
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Bob tells his therapist,"Marie-Claire doesn't really care much about me anymore;there is no point in talking with her about my feelings because she'll just accuse me of being 'too sensitive'." Of the following statements,which one is accurate?
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According to couples therapists (summarized in the text),one of the most common problems they see in therapy is ________,and one of the least common problems involves ________.
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Katie gets mad at Adam because he has forgotten to pay an important bill.When she brings up the problem,he doesn't say much and begins to sulk.Katie backs down and says she'll take care of the problem.Then she changes the subject and begins to tell him funny stories about her bad day at work,which he finds amusing and eventually the two of them are laughing while they make fun of her inept coworker.According to a systems perspective,what is the "rule" underlying their relationship dynamic?
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Trina is a couples therapist who primarily draws upon the systems model.What does she most likely emphasize in her practice?
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Which of the following issues is not only the most difficult to treat among relationship problems,but is also one of the most damaging and most common issues in a relationship?
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After 23 years of marriage,Kayla and Fred have decided to seek marital therapy.Which of the following is most likely true?
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Sandeep gives Amy the silent treatment when she fails to clean up the kitchen after dinner (it is one of her household jobs).After this happens a few times,Amy tries to remember to clean up more regularly,but,over time,she slips up and the cycle repeats.Which is an accurate statement about this situation?
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Dr.Lew is a couples therapist.Which of the following relationship problems would Dr.Lew consider the MOST damaging?
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