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Question number: 172

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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A researcher has designed a study to test the effects of different types of individual psychotherapy on people’s levels of depression. She has randomly assigned people to one of three groups: a cognitive-behavioral treatment group, a psychodynamic treatment group, or a no-treatment control group. She then measures people’s level of depression after the treatment. Which of the following statements is true?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral is the independent variable.

b.

Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral treatment is the independent variable.

c.

Depression is the dependent variable; the treatment group is the independent variable.

d.

The treatment group is the dependent variable; depression is the independent variable.

Question number: 173

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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When the development of the same subject is studies over a period of time, the study is called a:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

sequential study

b.

cross sectional study

c.

longitudinal study

d.

life history study

Question number: 174

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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In order to summarize or organize a series of observations in some meaningful way, psychologists may develop

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Choice (4) Response
a.

hypotheses.

b.

theories.

c.

surveys.

d.

variables.

Question number: 175

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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Clinical interview typically includes

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Choice (4) Response
a.

The psycho physiological functioning

b.

A follow up evaluation and assessment after therapy is terminated

c.

The client’s initial and final evaluation

d.

Talking to client

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