Most research on the effectiveness of psychotherapy supports which of these conclusions?
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People who receive no treatment improve most.
People who receive psychotherapy improve most.
Psychotherapy is just as effective as no treatment.
No general conclusions can be drawn from the research.
A form of biological therapy in which electrodes are placed on a person’s temples and strong electric shocks are then delivered to the brain.
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For sever depression, _____ is often the choice after other methods have failed
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an increase in the number of psychotherapists.
anti-psychotic drug therapy.
isa’s therapist helped her overcome her fear of enclosed spaces by having her imagine being in gradually smaller and smaller rooms while she kept her body relaxed and her breathing slow. Lisa was probably undergoing
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Therapies based on the principles of learning are
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person centered therapies.
Lithium is used to treat
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Synthetic drugs with antianxiety effects are also known as __________.
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lowered coefficient tranquilizers
tardive dyskinesia reducers
The avoidance of anxiety is to intense emotional feelings for the therapist as
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transference is to resistance.
resistance is to transference.
conscience is to ego ideal.
ego ideal is to conscience.
A serious side-effect of many antipsychotic medications involving the loss of motor control, especially in the face is
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__________ therapies are based on the principles of learning
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The minor tranquilizers, such as the benzodiazepines, Valium, Ativan, Xanax, and Librium are given for
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bipolar mood disorders.
Which of the following is an example of anti-psychotic drugs?
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Recent research has indicated that cognitive therapies may be highly effective in treating __________.
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Setting up a system in a clinical hospital which involves clients earning points for appropriate behaviors that can be exchanged for privileges such as listening to the radio and renting a video tape is an example of
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a token economy.
In psychoanalysis, intense emotional feelings of love or hate toward the patient on the part of the analyst is called
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_____________are based on the assumption that abnormal behavior derives primarily from the complex imbalance of hidden, inner forces.
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Social cognition therapies
Which of the following is the most important predictor of successful therapy?
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how long the therapy lasts
the insight that the therapy provides the client
the bond between the therapist and the client
whether the therapist and client are matched by gender
One major drawback of classical Freudian psychoanalysis is that it
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does not take unconscious wishes into account.
puts too much emphasis on biological factors.
doesn’t appeal to articulate, intelligent people.
is generally very time-consuming and expensive.