Treatment of Psychology Disorders-Biomedical Therapies (AP Psychology): Questions 1 - 6 of 17

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Question number: 1

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

antianxiety drugs

b.

antineurotics

c.

antipsychotics

d.

antidepressants

Question number: 2

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Brain Stimulation

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

manic depressive disorder

b.

severe depression that does not respond to any other treatment

c.

hyperactivity and agitation

d.

conversion reactions

Question number: 3

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Brain Stimulation

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

biofeedback

b.

psychosurgery

c.

electroconvulsive therapy

d.

drug therapy

Question number: 4

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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ADHD in children is most often treated with the drug

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thorazine.

b.

Haldol.

c.

Ritalin.

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

Question number: 5

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

release good spirits

b.

coerce and control disruptive patients.

c.

shock patients into a remission of symptoms.

d.

release “evil spirits. ”

Question number: 6

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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The prefrontal lobotomy has been replaced by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

electroconvulsive shock.

b.

surface-lesioning techniques.

c.

X-ray therapy.

d.

deep-lesioning techniques.

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