Psych 3230 Test 2 - Actual Test Spring 2010 1. One of the...

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Actual Test – Spring 2010
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1. One of the problems with actuarial data for an instrument like the MMPI is that a. it too frequ ently sugg ests that a client is "com orbid " for as many as three or more differ ent disor ders. b. there are only as many profil es as there are clinic al scale s. c. the profil es of many subje cts do not "fit" the profil e types for whic h actua
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2. Coping strategies are a. effort s to deal with stress . b. effort s to avoid confl ict. c. the same thing as eustr ess. d. the dyna mic inter actio n betw een the types of stress ors and the perso n.
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3. The Social Readjustment Rating Scale a. exam ines the role that copin g plays in deali ng with life chan ges. b. did not ackn owle dge that happ y event s creat e life chan ges and, as a cons eque nce, stress . c. is an impe rfect mean s of quant ifyin g the level of stress exper ience over a
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4. Short-term crisis therapy a. typic ally consi sts of six to ten sessi ons. b. rarel y invol ves famil y mem bers or other medi cal perso nnel. c. begin s with the assu mpti on that the affec ted indiv idual was funct ionin g well befor e the curre nt crisis . d. is usual ly
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5. Which of the following will lessen the impact of stress on a person? a. Posit ive socia l and famil y relati onshi ps b. Havi ng famil y relati onshi ps, even if they are tense c. Bein g singl e and alone , there is less for the perso n to cope with d. Havi ng a lot of extre mely stress ful exper ience s in the past
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6. The development of new methods of coping a. may be an outco me of a crisis . b. alwa ys occur s when adapt ive capa biliti es are exce eded. c. incre ases the expe ctatio n of futur e failur es. d. is conti nuou sly need ed as we face new stress ors on a daily basis .
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7. For which of the following would the use of stress-inoculation training be most effective? a. Prep aring for chem other apy b. Deali ng with the after math of a rape c. Copi ng with the loss of a loved one d. Mini mizi ng the impa ct of losin g one's home
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8. Dr. Kim is a psychologist who uses a number of tests to measure a person's cognitive, perceptual, and motor performance to detect brain damage. Dr. Kim is probably a specialist in using a. neur opsy cholo gical asses smen t. b. funct ional magn etic reson ance imag ing. c. comp uteri zed axial tomo grap hy. d. funct ional electr oenc ephal ogra ms.
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9. Ed has suffered a head injury in a car accident. He is referred to a psychologist to see what types of impairment now exist and to get some suggestions for treatment. The best assessment strategy would be a. a CAT scan. b. neur opsy cholo gical tests. c. a PET scan. d. an fMRI .
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10. Which of the following is a drawback of a structured interview? a.
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course PSYC 3230 taught by Professor Hoyt during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Psych 3230 Test 2 - Actual Test Spring 2010 1. One of the...

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