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psyc quiz 13

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which of the following statements about biological therapies is false?
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psychologists can prescribe drugs for psychological disorders in most states
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research of the effectiveness of psychotherapy
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clearly shows that psychotherapy works
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research shows that ______ is the most important determinant of therapy outcome
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the quality of the clients participation
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which of the following is true of psychoanalytical techniques
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freud believed that a person’s current problems could be traced to childhood experiences
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according to the psychoanalytical approach to psychotherapy, interpretation
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is a psychoanalysts search for symbolic, hidden meanings in what the client says and does during therapy
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bruce is seeing a therapist for his depression but he is always late and has missed several appointments. he talks about sports and the weather to try and avoid facing his problems and he often becomes argumentative with his therapist. according to psychoanalytic theory, Bruce’s behavior is a classic example of
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resistance
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humanistic therapies differ from psychodynamic therapies in that humanistic therapies emphasize
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self-fulfillment rather than illness
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the threapeutic environment of client-centered therapy is likely to be characterized by
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warmth and support
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______ are called insight therapies because they encourage self-awareness as the path to psychological health
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psychodynamic and humanistic therapies
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which of the following statements is true of behavior therapies
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they strive to eliminate individuals depressed symptoms of behaviors
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which of the following is part of the process of systematic desensitization?
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deep relaxation
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_______ therapies emphasize that thoughts are the main source of psychological problems and they attempt to influence and change the feelings and behaviors by changing the thoughts
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cognitive
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luanne is being treated for depression after a breakup with her boyfriend. her therapist points out that her thoughts and not the situation itself, cuase her depression. luannes therapist seems to practice ______ therapy.
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becks cognitive
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which of the following is a cognitive therapy therapy technique whereby clients rate their emotions in order to gain a perspective of their situation
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scaling
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dr guerrero uses different therapies based on the benefits they provide for her clients. Currently she is using a behavioral approach to treat an indivdual with panic disorder and a cognitive therapy approach to treat a client with major depressive disorder. he is practicing
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integrative therapy
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integrative therapy is most compatible with the _______ model of abnormal behavior
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biopsychosocial
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which of the following biomedical interventions for eliminating the symptoms of psychological disorders is used least often
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psychosurgrey
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in the context of drug therapy, the widespread increase in the number of individuals taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to combat their depression is primarily due to the
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lesser side effects as compared to other antidepressants
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by influencing norepinephrine and serotonin, lithium is thought to
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stabilize moods
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the goal of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is
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to set off a seizure in the brain