Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Treatment of Disorders (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 21

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Question number: 1

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Since Dr. Callum began making connections between Dan’s current romantic problems and his childhood experiences, Dan has been “forgetting” therapy appointments or canceling them at the last minute, and when he does show he is invariably late. Dan’s avoidance pattern is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

transference.

b.

interpretation.

c.

countertransference.

d.

resistance.

Question number: 2

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Long-term use of a dopamine-blocking neuroleptic would probably improve the condition of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

tardive dyskinesia

b.

Wernicke’s syndrome

c.

Schizophrenia

d.

Parkinson’s disease

Question number: 3

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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: 4

» 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.

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