Mental Health Therapies

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Question 1
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The two broad forms of therapy are ____ .

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A

biomedical therapy and psychiatry

B

humanistic therapy and psychoanalysis

C

biomedical therapy and psychotherapy

D

insight therapy and behavior therapy

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Question 2
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Which type of treatment for the symptoms of mental health problems is included within the general category of biomedical therapy?

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A

Medication

B

Psychoanalysis

C

Humanistic therapy

D

Family therapy

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Question 3
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Substantial research has shown that ____ .

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A

neither psychological nor biological factors are the root cause of psychological disorders

B

mental processes are most often the cause of psychological disorders

C

biological factors are most often the cause of psychological disorders

D

both psychological and biological factors are at the root of psychological disorders

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Question 4
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Dr. King is a psychiatrist who uses medications to treat the symptoms of psychological disorders. Dr. King is using what type of therapy?

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A

Comprehensive

B

Biomedical

C

Psychotherapy

D

Behavior

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Question 5
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Attitudes toward psychotherapy and psychiatric medications are ____ .

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A

becoming more positive for older generations, but less positive for younger generations

B

becoming less positive for older generations, but more positive for younger generations

C

generally becoming less positive in all generations

D

generally becoming more positive in all generations

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Question 6
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Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a recommended way to find a therapist?

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A
Talk to family and friends.
B
Inquire at your community health center.
C
Use directories on the Internet.
D
Call your local police department.
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Question 7
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Whereas psychotherapists generally ____ , psychiatrists ____ .

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A
do not practice insight therapy; do practice insight therapy
B
cannot prescribe medications; can prescribe medications
C
have a medical degree; do not have a medical degree
D
use Freudian methods of therapy; do not use Freudian methods of therapy
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Question 8
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A psychoanalyst ____ .

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A
is trained in Freud's methods of treatment
B
only needs to have a bachelor's degree
C
is the general title for anyone who gives psychological therapy
D
usually does biomedical therapy
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Question 9
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Psychiatrists ____ .

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A
are always psychoanalysts
B
have a Ph.D. in medicine
C
can prescribe medications
D
do not need a license to practice therapy
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Question 10
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Psychotherapists ____ .

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A
can include social workers and family therapists
B
can prescribe medications in most states in the United States
C
need to have either a bachelor's or master's degree
D
usually do not need to obtain a license to practice psychology
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Question 11
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Clinical psychologists in the states of Illinois, New Mexico, Iowa, Idaho, and Louisiana who have received specific training ____ .

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A
do not need a license to practice
B
are allowed to perform prefrontal lobotomies
C
can prescribe medications
D
are called psychoanalysts
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Question 12
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Arturo wants to be a licensed professional counselor. What is the minimum educational training that Arturo will need to practice in this profession?

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A
A master's degree
B
A bachelor's degree
C
A doctoral degree
D
A medical degree
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Question 13
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Before Alena uses an experimental type of treatment on a client, she tells the client about the treatment and what her participation would involve. Alena is following which ethical guideline?

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A
Informed consent
B
Appropriate and adequate treatment
C
Confidentiality
D
Appropriate interactions
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Question 14
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Which of the following is among the American Psychological Association ethical standards for psychotherapists?

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A
Respecting the confidentiality of client information
B
Providing treatment for a set price
C
Not spending time with clients outside of therapy sessions
D
Only using methods developed within the field of psychology
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Question 15
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Which of the following is considered to be ethical behavior by a psychotherapist?

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A
Having sex with clients
B
Going into business with a client
C
Using experimental treatment techniques without the client's approval
D
Divulging information about a client when the client's behavior becomes life-threatening
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Question 16
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When is it appropriate for a therapist to break the confidentiality of communications with a client?

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A
It is never appropriate.
B
When the client is suspected of child abuse
C
When the client expresses excessive anger
D
When the client is depressed
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Question 17
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John and his therapist entered into a business relationship during the time that John was receiving therapy. Such a situation ____ .

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A
is against the law in most states
B
is restricted by the ethical standards of the APA
C
was formerly against the law, but no longer is
D
was formerly restricted by the APA, but no longer is
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Question 18
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Which reasoning is appropriate when considering whether to see a psychotherapist?

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A
You are trying to adjust to retirement.
B
You are having severe headaches.
C
You want to learn more about your genetic heritage.
D
You seem to catch every cold and other infection going around.
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Question 19
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Psychotherapy is for ____ .

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A
individuals who have a psychological disorder only
B
people with very good medical insurance only
C
young people more than old people
D
a variety of people with a variety of types of problems
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Question 20
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Psychoanalysts believe that the way to reach the goal of changing maladaptive behavior is to ____ .

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A
gain insight into the real source of problems
B
enhance one's sense of self-worth
C
achieve self-actualization
D
eliminate distorted beliefs and perceptions
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