Psychology Study Set 22

Psychology

Quiz 16 :

Therapy and Treatment

Quiz 16 :

Therapy and Treatment

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In Medieval times, what would be the most likely form of treatment for someone suffering the symptoms of a psychological illness?
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Electroconvulsive therapy is effective in alleviating symptoms for people with ________.
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Dr. Xavier encourages his client to relax and say whatever comes to mind at the moment. Dr. Xavier is using ________ to treat his client.
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Kaz wants to stop biting his nails, so he rubs a strong bitter paste under his nails to make his nails taste bad. What technique is Kaz using to stop biting his nails?
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Marlena tells her therapist that she often feels helpless and unable to accomplish her goals. Her therapist responds by acknowledging her feelings, restating what she has told him, and clarifying the feelings behind what Marlena is expressing. What aspect of client-centered therapy is this?
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On the advice of her therapist, Thora decides to treat her fear of heights by exposing herself to heights using a hierarchy of stimuli related to her phobia. Which form of therapy is she using?
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Which institutional setting replaced asylums in caring for the mentally ill?
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Which child is most likely to receive treatment for her or his psychological challenge?
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Jarl makes several minor mistakes during his conversational French class. Instead of thinking, "everyone makes mistakes sometimes," he thinks, "I am so stupid." What kind of cognitive distortion is this?
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Which of the following choices is an emphasis of humanistic approaches to psychotherapy?
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Patients at Manderly Psychiatric Center are rewarded with chips when they engage in positive behaviors such as socializing with other patients. They can later exchange the chips for privileges, like extra TV time. This is an example of ________.
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In order to overcome an eating disorder, Sevilla's therapist works to change her distorted ways of thinking and self-defeating actions by helping her learn to identify such behaviors. What kind of psychotherapeutic orientation does this exemplify?
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Stavros is arrested for drunk driving. His prison sentence includes attending therapy sessions to treat alcohol addiction. He doesn't want to attend these sessions, but his sentence will be extended if he doesn't attend them. What kind of treatment does this describe?
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Anti-anxiety agents work by ________.
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What principle underlies cognitive-behavioral therapy?
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Which of the following is a drug that can be used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
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Antipsychotic drugs, such as Haldol, are used to treat all of the following except ________.
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Harlow is eight years old. She sees Dr. Gardener every Friday at 11:00 a.m. Their sessions involve Dr. Gardener watching Harlow interact with stuffed animals and other toys. What kind of psychotherapeutic orientation does this exemplify?
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Dr. Duncan is a therapist who works with men accused of domestic violence. Although it is difficult, she does her best to be non-judgmental during therapy sessions. Which aspect of client-centered therapy is this?
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Which principle underlies cognitive therapy?
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