Assessment, Diagnosis, And Treatment

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Question 1
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 The relationship between assessment and intervention is best viewed as ____ .

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A

separate and unrelated

B

related and ongoing

C

related but separate

D

related but time-limited

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Question 2
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 All of these are examples of parent- and teacher-rated problems that best discriminate between referred and nonreferred children EXCEPT: .

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A

unhappy, sad, or depressed

B

withdrawn

C

impulsive

D

stubborn

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Question 3
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 This describes a process of gathering information that is used to understand the nature of an individual's problem, its possible causes, treatment options, and outcomes.

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A

Problem-solving analysis

B

Clinical description

C

Taxonomic diagnosis

D

Prognostic diagnosis

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Question 4
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 Which factor has the least bearing on a clinician's approach to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment?

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A

Age

B

Gender

C

Culture

D

Popularity

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Question 5
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 A child's ____ has the most implications for judgments about deviancy and for selecting appropriate assessment and treatment methods.

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A

peer group

B

family history

C

age

D

academic achievement

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Question 6
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 Analyzing information and drawing conclusions about the nature or cause of a problem refers to ____ .

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A
a clinical description
B
diagnosis
C
prognosis
D
treatment planning, and evaluation
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Question 7
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 Which psychological condition is more common among females than males?

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A
Intellectual disability
B
Autistic disorder
C
Conduct disorder
D
Adolescent depression
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Question 8
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 Which condition is equally common among males and females?

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A
Childhood depression
B
Eating disorders
C
Enuresis
D
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Question 9
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 The over-representation of boys with psychological disorders likely reflects ____ .

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A
functional deficits in the male brain
B
media influence
C
referral biases
D
different socialization practices for males and females
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Question 10
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 When working with children and families, cultural information is most needed to ____ .

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A
establish a relationship with the child and family
B
keep traditional practice in place
C
report statistics for census
D
determine whether or not to use medication
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Question 11
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 What variables can impact scores on measures of psychopathology?

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A
SES and acculturation
B
Educational level
C
Previous attendance in therapy
D
Ability to remain focused
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Question 12
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 Culturally competent mental health services include ____ .

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A
matching families with clinicians who have a master's degree
B
customizing treatment to the family's values and customs
C
relying on knowledge gained through personal experience with that particular culture
D
basing treatment on what has been reported about a particular culture
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Question 13
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 What does it mean if a test is normed on a group that is representative of the population?

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A
The majority culture was taken into consideration.
B
The test is as free from cultural bias as possible.
C
Age and ethnicity were considered but not biological sex.
D
The test yields higher rates of psychopathology for minorities.
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Question 14
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 Research demonstrates that, with respect to aggression, girls ____ .

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A
tend not to engage in aggressive acts
B
are more distressed by aggressive acts
C
engage in more relational forms of aggression
D
are more aggressive than boys
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Question 15
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 Generalizations regarding cultural practices frequently fail to capture ____ differences that exist within and across ethnic groups.

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A
universal
B
biological
C
personality
D
SES
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Question 16
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 Mal de ojo is an example of ____ .

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A
a culturally based diagnosis
B
a cultural syndrome
C
a culturally based treatment technique
D
a cultural formulation
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Question 17
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 A ____ summarizes the child's unique behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that together make up the features of a given psychological disorder.

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A
nomothetic description
B
symptomatic description
C
diagnostic description
D
clinical description
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Question 18
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 Which element(s) are typically included in a clinical description?

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A
Taxonomic diagnosis
B
Assessment of prior history
C
Treatment and referral plan
D
Intensity, frequency, and severity of the problem
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Question 19
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 The formal assignment of a clinical case to a DSM-5 classification category is referred to as a(n) ____ .

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A
empirical diagnosis
B
taxonomic diagnosis
C
proper diagnosis
D
psychological diagnosis
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Question 20
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 Which pairing is least common to comorbid disorders?

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A
Enuresis and schizophrenia
B
Conduct disorder and ADHD
C
ASD and intellectual disability
D
Depression and anxiety
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