1. Describe the four main classes of drugs used in the treatment of mental and emotional disorders, including
the benefits and drawbacks of each. For which disorders would each class be prescribed?
2. The benefits of drug therapy are proclaimed in magazines and on television commercials, but there are some disadvantages, too. Discuss, in detail, the five limitations of drug therapy.
3. One of Sigmund Freud’s patients labeled his therapy “the talking cure.” Why? What was Freud’s goal and
what techniques did he use to achieve it?
4. Eloise is trying to avoid thinking about the near-fatal car accident that she was in last year. She hasn’t been able to drive to that part of the city since the accident. Her therapist has recommended that Eloise participate in exposure treatments, specifically “flooding.” Describe what this experience will entail, based on your knowledge of behavior therapies.