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Multiple choice questions

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This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Select the answer that correctly fills in the blank below.

In 2002, over a ______ of a million people in Britain reported experiencing work-related stress at levels that was making them ill.

 
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Question 2.
Select the answer that correctly fills in the blank below.

Work-related stress, depression or anxiety accounts for an estimated ______ lost working days per year in Britain.

 
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Question 3.
Which professionals did Jones et al. (2003) find to have a particularly high prevalence of stress?

 
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Question 4.
The sources of stress for hospital workers are split into three - professional issues, patient issues and work issues. Which of the following did they define as a professional issue?

 
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Question 5.
Select the answer that correctly fills in the blank below.

Stress management training is based on ______ theory of stress.

 
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Question 6.
Price (1988) found that type A behaviour in men was attributable to the underlying schemata of:

 
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Question 7.
Gerrard Egan (1988) created the model of problem focused counselling, through which the identification and change of any stress triggers can be achieved. Which of the following is not a phase in his model?

 
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Question 8.
The aim of problem exploration and clarification is to clarify exactly what problems the individual faces. Which of the following is pertinent to this stage of counselling?

 
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Question 9.
Goal setting in order to reduce stress needs to be specific. Which of the following is a specific goal?

 
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Question 10.
The goal of relaxation skills is to enable the individual to relax throughout the day and during times of stress. What three phases is relaxation best learnt through?

 
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Question 11.
Select the answer that correctly fills in the blanks below.

The relaxation process that is most commonly taught is based on Jacobson's (1938) deep muscle relaxation technique. It involves ______ throughout the body in a/an ______.

 
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Question 12.
A tension diary is:

 
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Question 13.
Cognitive restructuring involves identifying and challenging the accuracy of stress enduring thoughts. Therapists often use the Socratic Method (Beck, 1976) which is also known as:

 
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Question 14.
Which of the following is not a key question during the Socratic Method of cognitive structuring?

 
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Question 15.
Meichenbaum (1985) suggested that some cognitive therapy could be combined with behavioural interventions. What did he call his approach?

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following did Meichenbaum assert that people should focus on when faced with a stressor?

 
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Question 17.

Select the answer that correctly fills in the blanks below.

For post-traumatic stress disorder to be diagnosed an individual must of, in the first instance, experienced or witnessed an event that involved ______ or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others, and that their immediate response involved intense fear, ______.

 
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Question 18.
The second criteria that an individual must meet to be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder is having experienced three clusters of symptoms lasting at least a month. Which of the following is not one of the clusters?

 
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Question 19.
What percentage of individuals who have suffered a myocardial infarction suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder?

 
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Question 20.
What method is used in an attempt to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder?

 
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Question 21.
Exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder involves:

 
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Question 22.
What are the primary sorts of information provided to patients prior to surgery as an attempt to reduce their anxiety?

 
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Question 23.
Select the answer that correctly fills in the blank below.

It may be important to match interventions to need. For example, patients who typically cope using ______ coping strategies may benefit from receiving less information pre-operatively.

 
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Question 24.
Which patients benefit the most from being given procedural and sensory information pre-operatively?

 
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Question 25.

Jay et al. (1995) compared two methods of reducing distress in children who were undergoing a bone marrow biopsy. The first was to fully anaesthetise the patients during the procedure, and the second involved relaxation and cognitive re-structuring to those who would have a local anaesthetic. What were the results?
 
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