1.33.Current evidence on the effects of psychotropic medications indicate that they
A)are effective cures for many disorders.
B)are effective cures only for mild disorders.
C)offer symptom relief but not a cure.
D)are not very effective and usually cause serious side effects.
1.34.Joseph Breuer's method of catharsis provided relief for psychological symptoms by helping patients to
A)release previously unexpressed feelings.
B)overcome their anxiety through using systematic desensitization.
C)open up under the influence of "truth serum."
D)assess the irrational basis of their beliefs.
1.35.Free association refers to
A)the effectiveness of psychoactive medications.
B)a defense mechanism seen in personality disorders.
C)talking freely about whatever thoughts cross the mind.
D)the right of patients to associate with other patients.
1.36.What did Sigmund Freud believe was the "true benefit" of free association?
B)increases drive levels
C)reveals aspects of the unconscious mind
D)encourages conversations concerning taboo topics