Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 13 - 16 of 64

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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

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Choice (5) 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.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 14

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Abnormal Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following concepts is NOT central to psychoanalytic theory?

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a.

Aggression

b.

Free association

c.

Animus

d.

Libido

e.

Transference

Question number: 15

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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A common sequela of panic attacks is

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a.

schizoid personality disorder

b.

agoraphobia

c.

obsessive-compulsive disorder

d.

avoidant personality disorder

e.

adjustment disorder

Question number: 16

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Abnormal Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Dements studies of dream deprivation found that

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a.

alcohol produced deeper sleep, but did not influence REM sleep

b.

dreaming is not a necessary part of sleep; dream deprivation has a minimal effect

c.

after sleep deprivation, dreams migrated from their usual REM periods to emergent stage I periods

d.

prolonged (over three days) dream deprivation produced a marked, severe level of anxiety

e.

dream deprivation elevated anxiety, but not to a debilitating extent

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