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chapter 9 Quiz: Behavior Therapy

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The main goal of behavior therapy is
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eliminating maladaptive learning and providing for more effective learning
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What is the function of the behavior therapist?
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All of these: To provide modeling for the client, to provider a collaborative therapeutic environment, to provide reinforcement for the clients.
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Which anxiety reduction technique involves creating a hierarchy of the client’s fearful experiences?
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systematic desensitization
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Behavior therapist look to the current environmental events that maintain problem behavior and help clients produce behavior change by changing environmental events, through a process called:
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functional assessment
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Behavior therapy is suited for
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All of these: Individual therapy, group therapy, institutional and clinics, classroom learning situations
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Phil has been in behavior therapy to address his fear of heights. The treatment will not be considered complete until:
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Phil transfers what he learns in therapy to his everyday life and takes actual steps to confront his fear.
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In terms of ethical accountability, behavior therapy:
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provides a basis for responsible practice
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Multimodal therapy is a therapeutic approach that is grounded on:
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social learning theory
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Haley has difficulty turning down dates and consistently allows men to take advantage of he. A behavioral intervention that may help Haley establish appropriate boundaries with others and speak up for herself is:
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assertion training
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A limitation of behavior therapy is:
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None of these: The overemphasis on feeling and the neglect of cognition, the overemphasis upon insight, the lack of empirical research validating its techniques, the need for long term treatment to effect change.
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During the second wave of behavior therapy. therapist:
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All of these:continued to emphasize empirically supported treatments; increased their focus on the role of emotion in behavior change; adopted a stronger biological perspective’ applied behavior therapy principles to prevention of disease and illness.
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Wolpe’s systematic desensitization is based on the principle of:
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Classical conditioning
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The situation in which behaviors are influenced by the consequences that follow them is:
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operant conditioning
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Skinner’s view of shaping behavior is based on the principle of
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operant conditioning
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In conducting a behavioral assessment, the clients functioning is taken into account in which are:
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All of these: Emotional dimensions; cognitive dimensions; behavioral dimensions’ interpersonal dimensions.
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What would be the most accurate way of describing mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to a friend or colleague?
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All of these: MBSR consist of the notion that much of our distress and suffering results from continually wanting things to be different from how the actually are; MBST aims to assist people in leaning how to live more fully in the present rather that ruminating about the past or being overly concerned about the future; MBSR does not actively teach cognitive modification techniques, nor does it label certain cognitions as “dysfunctional:, because this is not consistent with the nonjudgmental attitude one strives to cultivate in mindfulness practice; The approach adopted in the MBSR program is to develop the capacity for sustained directed attention through formal meditation practice.
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Mindfulness-Based cognitive therapy (MBCT) integrates techniques from:
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mindfulness based stress reduction and cognitive behavior therapy.
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Self managed strategies included:
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all of these: self-monitoring; self-award; self-contracting; stimulus control.
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The premise of the exposure based therapies is that anxiety is reduced through:
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Pairing a feared stimulus with a competing, calming response.
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In vivo flooding consist of:
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intense and prolonged exposure to the actual anxiety producing stimuli.