Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Treatment of Disorders (GRE Psychology): Questions 5 - 8 of 21

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Question number: 5

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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.

Question number: 6

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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.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive.

b.

humanistic.

c.

psychodynamic.

d.

client-centered.

Question number: 7

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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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a.

transference

b.

insight

c.

dynamic focus

d.

free association

Question number: 8

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Tin’s sister has just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The sister is being hospitalized while a medication regimen is established to stabilize her moods. Of the following, which medication are doctors MOST likely to use?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Lithium

b.

All of the above

c.

Parnate

d.

Tofranil

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