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Abnormal Psychology Study Set 16

Psychology

Quiz 8 :

Treatments for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

Quiz 8 :

Treatments for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

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One of the difficulties with the use of mood stabilizers to treat bipolar disorder is that patients often stop taking the medication. Discuss three reasons why a person who is experiencing bipolar disorder might stop taking this highly effective medication and what a therapist might do to improve treatment compliance.
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ECT causes a(n) _____ that activates many brain areas and releases neurotransmitters.
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Describe the approach you would take if treating a client for unipolar depression using the four-phase cognitive-behavioral treatment approach. Give examples of specific interventions you would employ at each phase.
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Pretend you are treating a client for moderate unipolar depression using behavioral activation. Describe the three components of this approach, and give examples of each.
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Determining what a patient truly likes to do is part of a therapy for depression based on _____ principles.
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Describe adjunctive psychotherapy, why it is needed for those who have bipolar disorders, and its related effectiveness.
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Matthew is taking imipramine. He is MOST likely being treated for _____.
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Molly is not getting what she expected out of her new marriage. Her husband is demanding but often absent. This situation is leading to depression for her. This scenario describes what interpersonal psychotherapists call a(n) _____.
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The final phase of Beck's cognitive therapy approach involves changing _____.
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What is the underlying premise of multicultural treatments for unipolar depression? When would you recommend using such an approach?
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The therapeutic practice of ignoring depressive behavior while reinforcing nondepressive behaviors is called _____.
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The type of antidepressant drug that works by interfering with the enzyme that normally degrades serotonin and norepinephrine is a(n) _____.
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Pretend you are a biological clinician treating a patient with newly diagnosed unipolar depression. Which general approach-drug therapy or brain stimulation-would you recommend first? Based on effectiveness studies, which specific drug or brain stimulation technique would you start with?
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A client of yours is interested in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) but is afraid of being hurt during the procedure. Which steps can be taken to reduce the client's fears and negative side effects?
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People being treated for depression with MAO inhibitors should avoid foods containing _____.
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Another name for dietary supplements that are taken as drugs is _____.
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The physician of one of your friends has prescribed a tricyclic to treat her depression, but your friend is hesitating to take the medication. How would you help her make this decision? That is, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using tricyclics? When are they MOST effective?
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Interpersonal therapists believe that any of four interpersonal problem areas can lead to depression and must be addressed in therapy. Briefly describe each of these areas, and provide an example of each.
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How does the psychodynamic approach to treating unipolar depression differ from the cognitive-behavioral approach?
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According to psychoanalytic theory, depression is in part caused by the patient's _____ on others.
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