Treatment of Psychology Disorders-Biomedical Therapies [AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 5 of 17

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Question 1

Biomedical Therapies
Drug Therapies

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MCQ▾

Drugs such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are members of what class of psychiatric agents?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

antidepressants

b.

antianxiety drugs

c.

antimania drugs

d.

antineurotics

e.

antipsychotics

Question 2

Biomedical Therapies
Brain Stimulation

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MCQ▾

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is most likely to be used, as a last resort, with which type of problem?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

conversion reactions

b.

paranoia

c.

manic depressive disorder

d.

hyperactivity and agitation

e.

severe depression that does not respond to any other treatment

Question 3

Biomedical Therapies
Brain Stimulation

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MCQ▾

A biomedical therapy that uses brief electric currents to induce brain seizures in victims of major depression is known as:

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

drug therapy

b.

biofeedback

c.

psychopathology

d.

electroconvulsive therapy

e.

psychosurgery

Question 4

Biomedical Therapies
Drug Therapies

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MCQ▾

ADHD in children is most often treated with the drug

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Valium.

b.

Endorphins.

c.

Ritalin.

d.

Haldol.

e.

Both d. and c. are correct

Question 5

Biomedical Therapies
Psychosurgery

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MCQ▾

Trepanning, one of the more primitive practices involving boring a hole into the skull, was used to

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

release “evil spirits.”

b.

punish those who had committed crimes.

c.

shock patients into a remission of symptoms.

d.

release good spirits

e.

coerce and control disruptive patients.

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