Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Treatment of Disorders (GRE Psychology): Questions 9 - 13 of 21

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Question number: 9

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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 (4) Response

a.

acetylcholine

b.

serotonin

c.

dopamine

d.

norepinephrine

Question number: 10

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » 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 (4) Response

a.

congruence for the self

b.

development of effective beliefs

c.

complete awareness of the here and now

d.

decreased inferiority

Question number: 11

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Benzodiazepines work to relieve anxiety by enhancing the effects of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Glutamate

b.

Endorphins

c.

GABA

d.

Serotonin

Question number: 12

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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 (4) Response

a.

free association

b.

insight

c.

client-centered therapy

d.

transference

Question number: 13

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following is NOT true of systematic desensitization?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It reduces anxiety.

b.

It employs operant conditioning.

c.

It is a highly effective treatment for phobias.

d.

It employs counter conditioning principles.

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