The kind of therapy that involves talking things out with a professional is called?
Therapies aimed mainly at understanding one's motives and actions are referred to as?
Lulu sees a professional once a month to manage the medication she's taking to help alleviate the symptoms of her anxiety disorder. The type of therapy Lulu is undergoing is called?
Dr. Shedrika uses a form of therapy that emphasizes revealing his clients unconscious conflicts, urges, and desires, which he believes are the cause of his clients disordered emotions and behavior. This therapist is most likely using?
According to Freud, the ___ of the dream refers to the hidden, symbolic meaning of the dream, which, if correctly interpreted, reveals the unconscious conflicts that created the nervous disorder
Which of the following individuals would be least likely to benefit from psychoanalysis?
Mary, who has a somatoform disorder
Which of the following is a key component of Rogers person centered therapy?
According to Carl Rogers, the ____ is how people think they should be
Carl Rogers person centered approach is considered ____ because the client actually does all the real work, with the therapist merely acting as a sounding board
The person centered therapist has to be able to acknowledge and understand what the client is feeling and experiencing. This process is referred to as?
Conditions of worth
Gestalt therapy is considered ____ because the therapist leads the client through a number of planned exercises as well as confronts the clients statements
Gestalt therapy emphasizes ____?
The here and now
The use of learning techniques to modify or change undesirable behavior and increase desirable behaviors is called?
Which of the following is a therapy based on the principles of classical conditioning?
The form of behavioral therapy in which an undesirable behavior is paired with an unpleasant stimulus to reduce the frequency of the behavior is called?
A technique for treating phobias and other stress disorders in which the person is suddenly exposed to the fear-provoking situation or object in an intense way and is prevented from making the usual avoidance or escape response is called?
The process of learning through the observation and imitation of others is
Which of the following is a therapy based on the principles of operant conditioning?
The use of objects that can be traded for food, candy, treats, or special privileges with the purpose of reinforcing behavior is called?
A parent wishes to stop her young son from throwing temper tantrums. He suggests she use extinction and advise her to?
Spank her son whenever he throws a tantrum
Therapy that depends on identifying and changing distorted thinking and unrealistic beliefs is ____ therapy.
Your friend has applied to several medical schools. After receiving one rejection letter, she concludes that she will not be admitted to any school and feels depressed. Your friend is engaging in?
Which approach assumes that disorders come from illogical, irrational cognitions and that changing the thinking patterns to more rational, logical ones will relieve the symptoms of the disorder?
According to Albert Ellis, we become unhappy and depressed about events because of?
The events that happen to us
A type of therapy in which clients meet regularly in a group setting and discuss problems under the guidance of a single therapist is called ____ therapy
A goal of family therapy is to?
Improve family communication and interaction
An advantage of group therapy is that groups?
Are a source of social support
A group composed of people who have similar problems and who meet together without a therapist or counselor for the purpose of discussion, problem-solving, and social and emotional support is called?
A self-help group
Which of the following is an advantage of self-help groups?
They are free
Eye movement desensitization reprocessing is primarily used for treatment of?
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Researchers have found that about ___ percent of people feel that psychotherapy has helped them
75 to 90
The most important aspect of successful psychotherapy is the ____ between client and therapist
Antipsychotic drugs treat symptoms such as?
Hallucinations, delusions, and bizarre behavior
What type of drugs are the traditional anti-anxiety drugs, or minor tranquilizers, such as Valium?
Bob has been under physicians care for bipolar disorder. Bob's doctor is most likely to prescribe which of the following to treat Bob's disorder?
The drug ____ is used to treat depression
For which disorder was electroconclusive therapy originally developed as a treatment?
Electro-conclusive shock therapy is used to treat?
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