PAST EXAM_2004 - PSC 168, 1st Midterm July 1, 2004 Answer...

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PSC 168, 1 st Midterm July 1, 2004 Answer all questions on your Scantron. Select the best answer for each question. 1 ½ credits each. 1. A person committed involuntarily (against their will) to a mental hospital as a danger to others can be kept a total (including all present and future certifications) of: a. 17 days. b. 31 days. c. 6 months. d. 1 year. e. There is no upper limit to how long the person can be kept.* 2. The tendency of neurotics to carry over the crippling conflicts with significant persons of childhood into their relations with their psychoanalyst is called: a. libido. b. transference.* c. benevolent neutrality. d. sublimination. e. resistence. 3. ______ is an irrational fear about situations in which the person can be observed by others. a. Generalized anxiety disorder b. Agoraphobia c. Acute stress disorder d. Social phobia* e. Panic disorder 4. When Little Hans feared horses instead of his father, this is an example of: a. hysteria. b. conversion. c. euphemism. d. displacement.* e. fugue. 5. A behavioral contract in which a client aggress 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. 6. Classical conditioning is based on the principle of: a. punishment. b. reward. c. association.* d. tension reduction e. punishment 7. The basis of operant conditioning is that: 1
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PSC 168 1 st Midterm - Form A 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. 8. An ongoing inability to form new memoirs following a trauma is called: a. dissociation. b. fugue. c. anterograde amnesia.* d. retrograde amnesia. e. Korsakoff’s syndrome. 9. During the Vietnam War, the rate of emotional breakdowns in combat was: a. low compared to past conflicts.* b. higher than in past conflicts. c. about the same rate as in past conflicts. 11. When a court decides that a patient in Napa State Hospital is gravely disabled, the court appoints a ____ for the patient. a. psychiatrist b. therapist who must be a trained mental health professional c. social worker d. conservator* e. self-help group 12. Which of the following was not a method of treatment commonly used by the military in the Korean and Vietnam wars to treat cases of combat exhaustion? a. immediacy b. proximity c. psychic numbing* d. expectancy e. All these methods were used. 13. For someone to call themselves “a therapist” in California today requires that they have a(n):
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2011 for the course PSC 168 taught by Professor Zane during the Summer '07 term at UC Davis.

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PAST EXAM_2004 - PSC 168, 1st Midterm July 1, 2004 Answer...

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