Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 10 - 13 of 64

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Question number: 10

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Neurophysiological Factors

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Which of the following disorders is the modern name for hysteria?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Paresis

b.

Conversion disorder

c.

Hypochondriasis

d.

Factitious disorder

Question number: 11

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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A clinical psychologist believes that Caroline’s problems stem from the lack of consistency between her self-concept and reality. According to the psychologist, this discrepancy makes Caroline feel anxious and threatened. Caroline’s psychologist most likely adheres to which of the following orientations?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Cognitive

b.

Gestalt

c.

Client-centered

d.

Behavioral

Question number: 12

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Mille is seeing Dr. Tony for depression and anxiety. When she first visited him, she was worried that he would expect her to commit to years of therapy, but he said most of his clients only require 15 or 20 sessions. As they work together, Dr. Tony focuses on helping Mille understand that she does not have to interact with other people in the dysfunctional way her parents did. As she expands her repertoire of interactions with others, her depression and anxiety begin to lift. Dr. Tony is using

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gestalt techniques.

b.

cognitive-behavioral interventions.

c.

interpersonal therapy.

d.

psychoanalysis.

Question number: 13

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Dr. Henry is a proponent of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), though he believes it should only be used in the most extreme circumstances. Historically, ECT was applied to a wide range of disorders, but today it is only used

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

in Europe.

b.

with clients who cause problems for the hospital staff.

c.

with schizophrenia, particularly when positive symptoms are present.

d.

in treating severe depression, especially if there is a high risk of suicide.

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