Clinical and Abnormal Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 34 - 36 of 64

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Question number: 34

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Catherine has wanted to lose weight for several years, and a magazine article on the dangers of obesity made her decide to finally take action. Today she went to the market and bought healthy foods, then made herself her favorite high-fat dinner and dessert, knowing she would need to eat these kinds of foods in moderation in the future. According to the transtheoretical model of change, Catherine is in the ________ stage.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

termination

b.

precontemplation

c.

preparation/determination

d.

contemplation

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 35

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following is NOT true of systematic desensitization?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

It is a highly effective treatment for phobias.

b.

The technique is attributed to Joseph Wolpe.

c.

It reduces anxiety.

d.

It employs counter conditioning principles.

e.

It employs operant conditioning.

Question number: 36

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Daniel values winning about all else. He hates being passed on the highway, losing an account to another company, or being passed up for a promotion. He is impatient with the other members of his work team, and he’s more likely to get into a shouting match than ask for help if something goes wrong. Daniel is displaying a ________ behavior pattern.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

toughness

b.

Type B

c.

Type A

d.

alarm

e.

protective

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