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CHAPTER 15: Treatment of Psychological Disorders MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. One of the limits of biological therapies in treating mental disorders is that: A. such treatment may require long-term intervention. B. almost all psychotropic drugs are habit forming. C. they are more expensive than other forms of therapy. D. they cannot be used with children. ANS: A DIF: Easy REF: 15.1 How Are Psychological Disorders Treated? OBJ: 15.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 5, Professional Development MSC: Remembering 2. Two mental health providers are choosing treatment approaches for two different patients. Patient A has schizophrenia, believed to be caused by brain dysfunction, and is being seen by Dr. Brahma, a psychiatrist. Patient B has a mild eating disorder, believed to be caused in part by inaccurate beliefs, and is being seen by Dr. Johnson, a clinical psychologist. Patient A will likely receive ________ treatment, and Patient B will likely receive ________ treatment, each being one of the major treatment approaches available to mental health professionals. A. applied behavior analysis; cognitive therapy B. cognitive therapy; psychodynamic therapy C. biological treatment; applied behavior analysis D. biological treatment; psychotherapy ANS: D DIF: Moderate REF: 15.1 How Are Psychological Disorders Treated? OBJ: 15.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 5, Professional Development MSC: Analyzing 3. Renaldo is a 20-year-old male who has shown some odd behaviors in the past but has always seemed mostly normal to others. Lately he has been hearing voices, seeing things that he knows cannot be real, and expressing paranoia about others’ intentions. His family has noticed a dramatic change in Renaldo and fears he is going crazy. Considering current trends in treatment(s) for people with mental disorders, you would expect that Renaldo would ________ because ________. A. receive at least two forms of biological treatment; biological treatments are synergistic and produce prolonged and profound effects when administered together B. be put in inpatient care; distance from a dysfunctional family system will often reduce dysfunctional behaviors C. receive both a biological treatment and a psychotherapeutic treatment; drugs can have an immediate impact, whereas psychotherapy can produce long-lasting behavioral changes D. receive two forms of psychotherapy; each can deal with a specific problematic aspect of functioning (e.g., one can deal with emotions, whereas the other can deal with delusional thinking) ANS: C DIF: Difficult REF: 15.1 How Are Psychological Disorders Treated? OBJ: 15.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking | APA Goal 5, Professional Development MSC: Applying
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