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

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Question number: 8

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » 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.

All of the above

c.

Parnate

d.

Tofranil

e.

All of the above

Question number: 9

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » 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.

monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

b.

acetylcholine

c.

serotonin

d.

dopamine

e.

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 (5) Response

a.

decreased inferiority

b.

a sense of meaningfulness

c.

complete awareness of the here and now

d.

development of effective beliefs

e.

congruence for the self

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 (5) Response

a.

Dopamine

b.

Serotonin

c.

Glutamate

d.

GABA

e.

Endorphins

Question number: 12

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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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 (5) Response

a.

free association

b.

insight

c.

client-centered therapy

d.

transference

e.

All of the above

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