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1.Antipsychotic drugs are also known as:

a.tricyclics.

b.monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).

c.neuroleptics.

d.serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

2.Who would likely benefit most from taking lithium carbonate?

a.Zara, who is near death from starving herself.

b.Jonathan, who swings from mania to thoughts of suicide.

c.Josué, who has hallucinations and delusions.

d.Barbara, who experiences excessive worry and anxiety.

3.This class of drugs is primarily used to manage heart irregularities and hypertension, but it is also sometimes used to relieve acute anxiety.

a.tricyclics

b.beta blockers

c.MAOIs

d.neuroleptics

4.After a long period of controlled trials, the FDA approves a drug for the treatment of school-aged boys with ADHD. After it is approved, doctors are permitted to prescribe it:

a.only for school-aged boys with a diagnosis of ADHD.

b.for anyone diagnosed with ADHD.

c.for other conditions, but only to school-aged boys.

d.for other conditions and to populations other than school-aged boys.

5.Electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation are primarily used to treat:

a.anxiety.

b.psychosis.

c.major depression.

d.obsessive-compulsive disorder.

6.Which of the following therapists developed rational emotive behavior therapy?

a.B. F. Skinner

b.Aaron Beck

c.Albert Ellis

d.Irvin Yalom

7. _______ involves providing a nonjudgmental setting in which to discuss issues while providing the client with unconditional positive regard.

a.Existential therapy

b.Client-centered therapy

c.Rational-emotive behavior therapy

d.Modern psychodynamic therapy

8.A family therapist would be most likely to agree that:

a.family members need to be taught to provide one another with unconditional positive regard.

b.efforts to isolate and treat one member of a family, without the other family members, are doomed.

c.behavioral records and skills training are necessary tools to heal the wounded member of a family.

d.problems in a family can usually be traced to a single, troubled individual.

9.Which of the following is generally more important than the specific technique a therapist uses in determining the success of psychotherapy?

a.how long the therapy lasts

b.the insight that the therapy provides the client

c.the bond between the therapist and the client

d.whether the therapist and client are matched by gender

10. In many ways, the scientist-practitioner gap centers around which of the following questions?

a. Can the effectiveness of psychotherapy be studied scientifically?

b. Should therapists be allowed to use their patients in scientific experiments?

c. Should psychology researchers all be required to be trained as therapists?

d. Should therapists be required to use a control group when treating patients?

 


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