Treatment of Psychology Disorders-Biomedical Therapies (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 of 17

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Question number: 11

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Brain Stimulation

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The most appropriate use of electroconvulsive therapy is as a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

preferred means of treatment for organic psychoses in which brain pathology exists.

b.

preferred means of treatment for all cases of depression.

c.

last resort after other methods have failed and the likelihood of self-destructive behavior is great.

d.

preferred means of treatment for antisocial disorders.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 12

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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Tardive dyskinesia is a neurological disorder that may be caused by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

taking major tranquilizers for extended periods.

b.

abuse of amphetamines.

c.

a lack of dopamine receptors in the limbic system in the brain.

d.

an undersecretion of the body’s natural dopamine’s.

e.

lack of GABA receptors in limbic system in the brain.

Question number: 13

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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Major tranquilizers are also known as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

stimulants.

b.

antineurotics.

c.

antipsychotics.

d.

energizers.

e.

psychoactives.

Question number: 14

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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A therapeutic technique for psychological disorders that produces seizures, decreased emotional responses, and even stupor as side effects is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

hospitalization.

b.

immunotherapy.

c.

chemotherapy.

d.

lobotomy.

e.

drug therapy.

Question number: 15

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Drug Therapies

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It has been discovered that all major anti-psychotic drugs

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

promote dopamine release.

b.

block the action of dopamine.

c.

decrease levels of dopamine.

d.

increase levels of dopamine.

e.

facilitate the action of dopamine.

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