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PSC 168, First Midterm Form A Winter 2003, Bob Sommer January 28, 2003 Please answer all questions on your Scantron. Select the best answer for each question. 1. The basis of operant conditioning is that: a. things that occur together in time or space will become associated and one will evoke the other. b. organisms faced with impossible choices will become neurotic. c. suppression of the classic fight-flight pattern will produce neurosis. d. organisms tend to behave in ways that pay off and avoid behavior associated with bad effects.* e. All of the above. 2. A behavioral contract in which a client agrees to donate money to a disliked charity if he violates the terms of the contract, is an example of: a. operant conditioning.* b. classical conditioning. c. desensitization. d. biofeedback. e. existential-humanist approach. 3. Learning theory approaches to psychotherapy (behavior therapy) had their origins in: a. the clinic. b. observations of animals in their natural environment. c. the experimental laboratory.* d. the zoo. e. the school. 4. An ongoing inability to form new memories following a trauma is called: a. dissociation. b. fugue. c. anterograde amnesia.* d. retrograde amnesia. e. Korsakoff’s syndrome. 6. Working in Pavlov’s lab, Yerofeeva produced a neurotic dog (the first one produced experimentally) when she: a. selected dogs who were excitable and then presented them with experimental tasks involving unnecessary delay. b. made shock the signal for food and then tried to generalize the response to other parts of theanimal’s body. * c. presented the animal with a judgment task (i.e. discrimination between two similar stimuli) that was difficult for him. d. shocked the animal whenever he approached the food dish. 7. “Anxiety” comes from a Latin word meaning: a. danger. b. unhappiness. c. narrow, hemmed in.* d. empty. 8. Which of the following would be considered a euphemism? 1
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PSC 168, First Midterm Form A Winter 2003, Bob Sommer January 28, 2003 a. Buffalo, New York b. Moose Jaw, Canada c. Oxford, England d. Cambridge, England e. None of the above.* 9. Which of the following best expresses the primary function of an art therapist in a mental hospital? a. uses art as a therapeutic tool to establish interpersonal relationships with patients.* b. teaches patients about art to increase the educational value of the hospital experience. c. teaches patients how to draw and paint with the idea that they can earn money working with art. d. creating a pleasant diversion for long-stay patients. e. uses art as a diagnostic tool. 10. Under the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, when a person is first brought to a mental health facility as a danger to themselves, they can be committed for a period of _____ on the signature of the admitting physician. a.
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