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PSYCH 101 Ch 13 Flashcards

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Prozac, Paxil, and Zoloft are what type of antidepressant drugs?
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
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Which of the following is a behavior therapy based on classical conditioning?
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Which of the following forms of treatment relies on paraprofessionals?
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Self-help groups
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Research shows that _____ is the most important determinant of therapy outcome.
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the quality of the client’s participation
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One aspect of family therapy is the idea that a family member’s symptoms are a function of the family relationships. If, for example, a teenage son is the scapegoat of the parents, which family therapy technique would be the most appropriate to use?
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Detriangulation
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Which perspective encourages people to understand themselves and to grow personally, with a clinical emphasis on self-healing capacities?
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Humanist
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Xanax, Valium, and Librium are benzodiazepines that are commonly used drug therapies for treating _____.
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anxiety disorders
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Research on the effectiveness of psychotherapy _____.
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clearly shows that psychotherapy works
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Your psychotherapist asks you to “free associate.” What are you being asked to do?
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You are being asked to just “talk” in an undirected manner without reflecting on what you are about to say.
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Lithium is an effective _____ drug.
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mood-stabilizing
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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment sometimes used for _____.
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depression
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Which of the following is TRUE of neuroleptic drugs?
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If an individual with schizophrenia stops taking neuroleptic drugs, the symptoms return.
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Systematic desensitization involves _____.
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pairing a feared stimulus with a state of deep relaxation by being exposed to feared situations in a gradual hierarchical fashion
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A psychologist who practices cognitive therapy might try to help a patient who suffers from a major depressive disorder by _____.
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trying to get the patient to stop having irrational thoughts and dysfunctional attitudes
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Dr. Billings is a therapist who specializes in psychoanalysis. The types of techniques that she is likely to use would include _____.
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free association, dream interpretation, transference, and interpreting the client’s resistance to discussing painful memories
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Which of the following features of group therapy helps individuals who share a psychological disorder observe that others feel anguish and suffering as well?
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Universality
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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, cause her depression. Luanne’s therapist seems to practice _____ therapy.
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Beck’s cognitive
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Which class of drugs is believed to treat schizophrenia with fewer side-effects than the neuroleptics?
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Atypical antipsychotics
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Which of the following statements about psychosurgery is FALSE?
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The effects of psychosurgery can be reversed with intensive therapy.
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Dr. Patterson tries to create a warm supportive atmosphere to help her clients improve their self-concepts and to encourage insight into problems. Dr. Patterson says little to her depressed client. Instead, she waits for him to express his feelings and for him to decide what he wants to do about his problems. This emphasis on encouraging self-reflection indicates that Dr. Patterson is practicing _____.
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client-centered therapy