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Multiple choice questions

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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
The ______ perspective states that mental disorders ______. Which of the following options most accurately fits the spaces?

 
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Question 2.
Who is the early use of hypnosis to treat hysteria attributed to?

 
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Question 3.
The goal of client-centred therapy is to teach clients which of the following?

 
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Question 4.
Behaviour therapies are based on which assumption?

 
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Question 5.
Systematic desensitisation is an effective therapy for which of the following?

 
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Question 6.
Rational-emotive therapy asserts which of the following?

 
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Question 7.
Which of the following is an advantage of group therapy not found in individual therapy?

 
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Question 8.
In family therapy, the therapist will meet ______. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?

 
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Question 9.
A comprehensive study using meta-analysis to compare the effectiveness of several kinds of treatment concluded which of the following?

 
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Question 10.
Several studies suggest that an important characteristic of a successful therapist is the ability to do which of the following?

 
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Question 11.
The most important objection to the use of electroconvulsive therapy is:

 
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Question 12.
Which of the following statements about cingulatomy is true?

 
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Question 13.
Which of the following statements about panic attacks is true?

 
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Question 14.
Which of the following statements about people with obsessive-compulsive disorder is true?

 
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Question 15.
Which of the following statements about people with somatisation disorder is true?

 
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Question 16.
The most common form of dissociative disorder is:

 
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Question 17.
Research has shown that psychopaths are less responsive than are non-psychopaths to which of the following?

 
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Question 18.
According to Bleuler, patients with a history of good mental health were designated as having ______ schizophrenia. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?

 
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Question 19.
Which of the following is a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

 
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Question 20.
Beck characterised the pessimistic thinking of depressed patients in terms of which of the following?

 
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