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Question number: 538

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Which of the following statements regarding the use of drugs for treating schizophrenia is TRUE?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The best new drugs are cure-alls.

b.

Medication works effectively for 90 % of the cases.

c.

A combination of medication and psychotherapy almost always works best.

d.

Drugs work for all people.

Question number: 539

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Why is it important to study positive psychology?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

We get a fuller understanding of human experience by focusing on both positive and negative aspects of life.

b.

Psychologists are only interested in the experiences of healthy persons.

c.

Psychology has been too focused on the negative.

d.

It explains about learning and motivation.

Question number: 540

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » SocialCognitive Perspective

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The psychological situation, expectancy, and reinforcement value are important concepts in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

social learning theory.

b.

radical behaviorism.

c.

instrumental conditioning.

d.

operant conditioning.

Question number: 541

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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If ignoring causes a child’s temper-tantrums to cease, a psychologist would call this effect

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

time out.

b.

punishment.

c.

shaping.

d.

extinction.

Question number: 542

» Developmental Psychology » Dimensions of Development

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Which parenting style is associated with the best child outcomes?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

neglectful

b.

authoritative

c.

democratic

d.

indulgent

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