Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 18 - 20 of 64

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Question number: 18

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Though some of Matt’s graduate school professors taught him that a therapist should always act as a “blank screen” onto which clients can project their unconscious conflicts, Matt prefers to maintain consistency between the way he feels and the way he behaves. He expresses his feelings honestly to clients, regardless of whether they are positive or negative. Matt’s professors were probably ________ therapists.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive.

b.

humanistic.

c.

psychodynamic.

d.

client-centered.

Question number: 19

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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In psychodynamic therapies, the patient’s displacement of emotional elements in his or her inner life onto the therapist is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

transference

b.

insight

c.

dynamic focus

d.

free association

Question number: 20

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Viggo needs to take an extended leave of absence from work for personal reasons. The remaining employees are required to perform Viggo’s duties, and Dew is the only one who understands how to do many of them. Though Dew’s body is unable to maintain the alarmed state it entered when he learned of the additional work, he remains “stressed out” over the weeks that follow. He hopes Viggo will return before he becomes truly overwhelmed. Dew is in the ________ stage of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS).

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

primary

b.

resistance.

c.

alarm.

d.

exhaustion.

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