Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Treatment of Disorders [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 8 - 12 of 21

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Question 8

Treatment of Disorders

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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?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Lithium

b.

Parnate

c.

Tofranil

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

e.

All of the above

Question 9

Treatment of Disorders

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Treating a patient for Parkinson՚s disease includes administering a chemical that will lead to increases in the patient՚s

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

norepinephrine

b.

dopamine

c.

serotonin

d.

acetylcholine

e.

monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Question 10

Treatment of Disorders

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A therapist listens to the choices of his client with unconditional positive regard. The goal of this therapy is most likely

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

development of effective beliefs

b.

decreased inferiority

c.

congruence for the self

d.

complete awareness of the here and now

e.

a sense of meaningfulness

Question 11

Treatment of Disorders

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MCQ▾

Benzodiazepines work to relieve anxiety by enhancing the effects of

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Serotonin

b.

Endorphins

c.

Glutamate

d.

Dopamine

e.

GABA

Question 12

Treatment of Disorders

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MCQ▾

Michelle՚s therapist asks her to lie on the couch and talk about whatever comes to mind without censoring anything. This technique, called ________, is meant to help the client and therapist find recurring themes or issues that can provide clues to the unconscious cause or causes of the problem.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

transference

b.

insight

c.

client-centered therapy

d.

free association

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague