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lower than that for either medication alone or interpersonal therapy alone. b. higher than that for either medication alone or interpersonal therapy alone. c. lower than that for medication alone but higher than that for interpersonal therapy alone. d. higher than that for medication alone but lower than that interpersonal therapy alone. ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Current Trends and Issues in Treatment OBJ: 16.17 KEY: Factual
976 200. Ethel is 75 years old, and for the past six months she has been coping with major depression. Based on the results reported in the Featured Study which investigated the impact of combining insight therapy and medication, you should predict that Ethel will show the best response to treatment if her therapist combines 201. The practice of therapy that involves drawing ideas from two or more systems of therapy instead of committing to just one is known as 202. Dr. Brannigen often treats individuals who have symptoms of major depression. During the initial treatment, Dr. Brannigen often prescribes antidepressants, but during the course of therapy he also encourages patients to recognize and change negative thoughts and maladaptive beliefs. He believes that drug treatment can be effective in reducing the symptoms of depression, but only by understanding the causes of their depression will individuals be able to prevent relapses. Dr. Brannigen's approach to therapy could BEST be described as 203. In the Featured Study "Combining Insight Therapy and Medication" the relapse rate was lowest for the treatment condition that received a. medication only. b. interpersonal therapy and placebo medication. c. interpersonal therapy and medication. d. placebo medication. ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Current Trends and Issues in Treatment
977 204. Suggestions for improving mental health services for American minority groups have included all of the following EXCEPT