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Dr. Ramos, a psychiatrist, treats many adolescent clients who suffer from depression. She often treats these clients with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as Prozac. If Dr. Ramos would like to add another type of treatment that has been shown to improve the prognosis for adolescents, she should recommend both Prozac and a. dialectical behavior therapy. b. exposure and response prevention. c. client-centered group therapy. d. cognitive-behavioral therapy. ANS: D DIF: Easy OBJ: 14.4b MSC: Understanding NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 3, Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World | APA Goal 5, Professional Development
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90. More antidepressants have been prescribed to adolescents in recent decades while the adolescent suicide rate has gone down. This fact provides evidence that a. there is a correlation between antidepressant use in adolescents and lower suicide rates. b. antidepressants directly reduce suicide risk. c. antidepressants are the treatment of choice for adolescent depression. d. other forms of therapy are not as effective as antidepressants, at least for adolescents. ANS: A DIF: Difficult OBJ: 14.4b MSC: Understanding NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking 91. Marcus is a 16-year-old who has been feeling down for a long time and never leaves his room, where he just plays on his computer. A therapist treating Marcus will most likely be successful if he or she uses a. transcranial magnetic stimulation. b. cognitive-behavioral therapy. c. psychodynamic therapy. d. psychotropic medications. ANS: B DIF: Moderate OBJ: 14.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 3, Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World | APA Goal 5, Professional Development 92. A drug representative has to explain to doctors how Prozac affects adolescent depression. What is the most accurate statement the drug representative could make? a. Prozac increases suicidal thinking and may increase risk of suicide, but so do other treatments. b. Prozac may increase suicidal thinking, but suicide rates have actually decreased since selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as Prozac, have been introduced. c. Prozac does not increase suicidal thinking or suicide risk, although there are a number of other side effects that are specific to adolescents. d. Prozac does not increase suicidal thinking or suicide risk, and it can be recommended as the most effective treatment available for adolescent depression. ANS: B DIF: Moderate OBJ: 14.4b MSC: Applying NOT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 3, Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World | APA Goal 5, Professional Development 93. Denise is a teenager taking a psychotropic medication that reduces negative behaviors such as interrupting. Denise has most likely been prescribed a(n) a. antipsychotic.
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