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Question 55 The patient talking about her husband states "By the...

Question 55

The patient talking about her husband states "By the time he comes home late for the zillionth time I'm just beside my self ... you know what I mean." The CBT therapist responds saying "No, I don't know what you mean. Please explain what you mean by "beside yourself". The therapist is using a technique known as which of the following?

A.

Questioning the Evidence

B.

Downward Arrow

C.

Idiosyncratic Meaning

D.

Labeling of Distortions.

 

Question 57

In relational psychodynamic psychotherapy the therapist helps the patient with which of the following?

A.

To understand the patient's impact on others.

B.

To deepen the patient's understanding of others.

C.

Both A and B

D.

Neither A nor B is consistent with the focus of relational psychodynamic psychotherapy.

 

Question 58

Role play in the context of the therapy session is an example of which of the following behavioral techniques:

A.

Bibliotherapy

B.

Behavioral rehearsal

C.

Contingency management

D.

Cognitive restructuring

 

Question 59

Which of the following is not consistent with the underlying assumptions of psychodynamic psychotherapy?

A.

What has happened in the past determines what we do today.

B.

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is rooted in developmental theory

C.

By changing one's thoughts, emotions and behaviors can be changed.

D.

Through understanding the past, the individual is impowered to make more conscious decisions.

 

 

Question 61

"They probably think I am stupid" is an example of which type of cognitive distortion?

A.

Comparing

B.

Mind reading

C.

Objectifying the subjective

D.

Externalization of self-worth

 

Question 62

Which of the following best describes the difference between standards of care and practice guidelines?

A.

Practice guidelines are legally binding while standards of care are not.

B.

Standards of care are legally binding while practice guidelines are not.

C.

There is no difference between standards of care and practice guidelines.

D.

Practice guidelines should be followed as written while standards of care are more flexible.

 

Question 63

The technique used by the CBT therapist to help the individual uncover underlying assumptions in logic and sequence through careful questioning by the therapist asking," If this is true then what happens?"

A.

Idiosyncratic Meaning

B.

Labeling of distortions,

C.

Downward Arrow

D.

Questioning the Evidence

Question 64

In general, the lower the patient is on Maslow's hierarchy of needs

A.

The less active the therapist must be.

B.

The more active the therapist must be.

C.

The more neutral the therapist must be.

D.

The more enmeshed the therapist must be.

 

Question 65

A descriptive/biological approach of specialized knowledge that treats individuals as members of a diagnostic group is based on

A.

A biomedical model

B.

A holistic model

C.

A recovery model

D.

A resilience model

 

Question 66

According to Mahler's stages of separation-individuation the phase of "normal autism" occurs during what age range?

A.

Birth to 1 month

B.

10 to 16 months

C.

16 to 24 months

D.

24 to 36 months

 

Question 67

Psychodynamic psychotherapy interventions focus on which of the following?

A.

The person's thoughts beliefs and behaviors

B.

The person's relationships and family dynamics

C.

The person's emotions and thoughts, deepening understanding of triggers form the past played out in the present.

D.

The person's body, beliefs, images, and emotions to process trauma

Question 68

When working with a couple the therapist observes the wife seems to have more power in the relationship and the husband seems disengaged. The advanced practice psychiatric nurse can safely assume which of the following based on the couple's Appalachian culture/roots?

A.

This is a culturally consistent framework where the wife is typically the decision maker in the family.

B.

This is not culturally consistent with Appalachian norms and is an issue for the couple's therapy.

C.

The couple is aware of the gender inequality in the family and is fine with it.

D.

The advanced practice psychiatric nurse cannot assume any of the above and needs to further assess roles in the relationship.

Question 70

The decision to use supportive psychotherapy should be based on which of the following? Check all that apply.

A.

Recent losses

B.

Present coping skills

C.

The patient's ego strength and weaknesses

D.

Highest level of functioning previously achieved

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