Clinical and Abnormal Psychology-Treatment of Disorders (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 13 - 17 of 21

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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 (5) Response

a.

It is a highly effective treatment for phobias.

b.

The technique is attributed to Joseph Wolpe.

c.

It reduces anxiety.

d.

It employs counter conditioning principles.

e.

It employs operant conditioning.

Question number: 14

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following is NOT a maladaptive cognition according to cognitive therapy?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Magnifying

b.

Over generalizing

c.

Personalizing

d.

Denying

e.

Dichotomous thinking

Question number: 15

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Behavior therapy would be most useful in treating

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

paranoid schizophrenia

b.

a childhood disorder

c.

A conversion disorder

d.

depression

e.

Tardive dyskinesia

Question number: 16

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Michelle’s therapist believes that her problems are rooted in her childhood and her unconscious, and that he can help her uncover the dynamics responsible for her problem. This awareness, also called ________, will allow her to adjust her behavior.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

client-centered therapy

b.

insight

c.

free association

d.

transference

e.

All of the above

Question number: 17

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Cognitive therapies focus on changing ________, whereas humanistic therapies focus on ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

thoughts; skills

b.

behaviors; insight into the past

c.

behaviors; changing families

d.

Skills; beliefs

e.

beliefs; self-acceptance

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