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PSY 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter Quiz: Relationship Counseling, Immunotherapy, Family Therapy

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PSY 105
Jane Heath

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1. Approximately how many people (children, adolescents, and adults) in the United
States receive therapy for psychological problems in the course of a year?
A) 2 million
B) 5 million
C) 10 million
D) 20 million
2. Which of the following is NOT one of the features of all therapies, according to Jerome
A) A warm, supportive environment to foster healing.
B) A sufferer who seeks relief from a healer.
C) A trained, socially accepted healer.
D) A series of contacts between the healer and sufferer to produce change.
3. Surveys suggest that approximately _____ of clients enter therapy largely because of
problems with marital, family, job, peer, school, or community relationships.
A) 10%
B) 25%
C) 40%
D) 65%
4. Whereas close to _____ patients were being cared for in public mental hospitals on any
given day in 1955, only about _____ populate the same institutions today.
A) 200,000 / 20,000
B) 400,000 / 20,000
C) 600,000 / 40,000
D) 800,000 / 40,000
5. Which of the following therapy techniques is based on the brain approach to treating
psychological disorders?
A) Psychosurgery
B) Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
C) Drug therapy
D) All of the above
6. The number and variety of problems for which treatments are available have increased
during the past 110 years.
A) True
B) False
7. More than two-thirds of today's therapy patients are male.
A) True
B) False
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8. People at all socioeconomic levels now receive both outpatient and inpatient therapy.
A) True
B) False
9. Members of ethnic minority groups in the United States tend to seek treatment for their
psychological problems more often than white Americans do.
A) True
B) False
10. Clients who have severe psychological disorders such as schizophrenia are more likely
to work with a psychologist than psychiatrist.
A) True
B) False
11. Hospitalization for people with psychological disorders today usually lasts weeks
instead of months or years.
A) True
B) False
12. Most people are treated for psychological disorders on an inpatient basis.
A) True
B) False
13. Studies estimate that _____ percent or more of people with psychological disorders
never seek treatment.
14. In the clinical field today there are, by some estimates, more than ______ forms of
therapy, each practiced by clinicians who believe that their chosen methodology is
highly effective.
15. How do internet sites that promote eating disorders work against therapy?
16. Compare the psychotherapy and biological therapy approach to treating psychological
17. Describe the various ways that people enter therapy.
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18. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of psychodynamic therapy.
19. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of behavior therapy.
20. Drugs that act primarily on the brain to relieve the symptoms of mental disorders are
referred to as __________ drugs.
21. ______ antipsychotic drugs are not as likely to produce unpleasant and dangerous
effects as traditional antipsychotic drugs.
22. Just as negative experiences can interact with brain activity to produce abnormal
functioning, positive experiences can interact with the brain to make our functioning
more normal.
A) True
B) False
23. Deep brain stimulation is widely used to treat patients who report minor depressive
A) True
B) False
24. What percentage of individuals treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
experience symptom relief?
25. How can transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) be used to treat depression?
26. Describe the procedures used in the Vagus nerve stimulation treatment of depression.
27. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for patients who have severe ______.
A) schizophrenia
B) generalized anxiety disorder
C) borderline personality disorder
D) depression
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