Question 175Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionLenny, a 17-year-old college student, is playing online poker and believes that his losses must soon be followed by wins, so he doubles his bet. Lenny is exhibiting the cognitive distortion known as Answervicarious reinforcement. the gambler’s fallacy. the tension-release error. selective memory. Add Question Here Question 176 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove QuestionPaul, an 18-year-old college student, is playing online blackjack and credits his skill for the wins and blames his losses on bad luck. Paul is exhibiting which of the cognitive distortions that lead to gambling addictions? Add Question Here Question 177Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionJenny, a 19-year-old college student, is playing online blackjack and tells her friends that she just “gets a feeling” and bets accordingly, and so far she has won. Since her hunches have been really on target lately, she plans to bet a little more money. Jenny is exhibiting which of the cognitive distortions that lead to a gambling addiction? Add Question Here Question 178Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionJohn considers himself to be a professional gambler and only a part-time truck driver. He has “won big” several times in his life, but his wife remembers the times that she had to rely on help from her parents just to feed and clothe their children because of John’s “big losses.” However, John keeps gambling because he tends to focus on the “wins” and not on the “losses.” John is exhibiting which of the cognitive distortions that lead to a gambling addiction? Add Question Here Question 179 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove QuestionLance has a gambling addiction. His therapist helped Lance to restructure his beliefs about gambling, so that he no longer believes that if he keeps working at it hard enough that he can figure out a “sure fire” way to win every time. Lance’s therapist is most likely a(n) _____ psychologist. Answerexistential Gestalt cognitive psychodynamic Add Question Here
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