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Psych Therapy Book Practice Questions

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Depression
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Electroconvulsive therapy is most useful in the treatment of ______
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Free Association
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the technique in which a person is asked to report everything that comes to his or mind
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Humanistic
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What type of therapy is known for its nondirective nature?
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Drug Therapy
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What biomedical therapy is most likely to be practiced today?
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Cognitive-Behavioral
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____-____ therapy aims to alter the way people think and act
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Dopamine
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the antipsychotic drugs appear to produce their effects by blocking the receptor sites for _______
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Eclectic
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An _____ psychotherapist is one who uses a variety of techniques, depending on the client and the problem
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Active Listening
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the technique in which a therapist echoes and restates what a person says in a nondirective manner
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Current
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Inter-personal Psychotherapy focuses on ____ relationships
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Cognitive Therapy
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category of therapies that teach people more adaptive ways of thinking and acting
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Behavior Therapy
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category of therapies based on learning principles derived from classical and operant conditioning
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Systematic Desensitization
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associates a relaxed state anxiety-arousing stimuli
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
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integrative therapy that focuses on changing self-defeating thinking and unwanted behavior
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Client-Centered Therapy
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therapy developed by Carl Rogers
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Exposure Therapy
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the most widely used method of behavior therapy
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Aversive Conditioning
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associates unwanted behavior with unpleasant expriences
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Psychoanalysis
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therapy based on Freud’s theory of personality
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Biomedical Therapy
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treatment with psychosurgery, electroconvulsive therapy, or drugs
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Counterconditioning
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classical conditioning procedure in which new responses are conditioned to stimuli that trigger unwanted behaviors
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Insight Therapy
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therapies that aim to increase the client’s awareness of underlying motives and defenses
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Humanistic
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Carl Rogers was a _____ therapist who was the creator of client-centered therapy
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Humanistic
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What type of psychotherapy emphasizes the individual’s inherent potential for self-fulfillment?
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SAD
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Light exposure therapy has proven useful as a form of treatment for people suffering from ______
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Behavior Therapy
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What type of psychotherapy focuses on changing unwanted behaviors rather than on discovering their underlying causes?
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Classical Conditioning
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the techniques of counterconditioning are based on the principles of ____ ____
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Systematic Desensitization
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In this, the client learns to associate a relaxed state with a hierarchy of anxiety-arousing situations
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Token Economy
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Principles of operant conditioning underlie which technique?
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Cognitive Therapy
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What type of therapy focuses on eliminating irrational thinking
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Norepinephrine
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Antidepressant drugs are believed to work by affecting serotonin or _________
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Tardive Dyskinesia
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After many years of taking antipsychotic drugs, Greg’s facial muscles sometimes twitch involuntarily. This is an example of ____ ____
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Lithium
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What is the mood-stabilizing drug most commonly used to treat bipolar disorder?
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Antianxiety
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The type os drugs criticized for reducing symptoms without resolving underlying problems are the ______ drugs
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Cognitive Therapy
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What form of therapy is most likely to be successful in treating depression?
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Regression toward the Mean
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when unusual emotions tend to return to their average state