Psychology 150 Chapter 16
The text discusses an experiment with 500 Massachusetts boys, aged 5 to 13 years, many of whom seemed bound for delinquency. Half were randomly assigned to a 5-year treatment program. Thirty years later, when compared with the boys NOT assigned to the program, the boys who WERE assigned to the program were _____ likely to have committed new offenses
Of the alternative therapies mentioned in the text, only _____ therapy has shown promise as an effective therapy.
According to one study, beneficial therapies share much in common, including hope for demoralized people, a new_____, and an empathetic, trusting, caring relationship.
This therapy is empirically supported for treating sexual disorders.
According to recent research, the most effective psychotherapists seem to be those who:
establish an empathetic, caring relationship with their clients.
It is difficult to evaluate
the effectiveness of psychotherapy because clients generally speak _____ of their therapists.
Your good friend has been dealing with severe anxiety for the last few months. However, he is reluctant to see a therapist because he is hoping that his anxious feelings will eventually go away. What can you say that might convince them that seeing a therapist would be beneficial?
Those undergoing therapy are more likely to improve more quickly, and with less risk of relapse.
Most _____ are psychologists with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. supplemented by a supervised internship and, often, postdoctoral training.
Clinical decision making that integrates the best available research with clinical expertise and patient characteristics and preferences is known as _____ practice.
A bond of trust and mutual understanding between a therapist and client, who work together constructively to overcome the client’s problem, is known as a(n):
The _____ suggests that a person should consider seeking help from a professional if he/she experiences any trouble signals such as sudden mood shifts, feelings of hopelessness, or disruptive fears.
American Psychological Association
According to one study, good therapies share much in common, including:
a new perspective
On average, psychotherapy is _____ when compared with the costs of medical care for psychologically related complaints.
This therapy is empirically supported for treating compulsions.
Clinical decision-making that integrates the best available research with clinical expertise and patient characteristics and preferences is known as:
These are physicians who specialize in the treatment of psychological disorders. Not all have had extensive training in psychotherapy, but as M.D.s or D.O.s they can prescribe medications.