eclectic (a mix of many)
Dr. Byrne is a clinical psychologist who often uses operant conditioning techniques to treat her clients. She also encourages them to modify their thought patterns, and on occasion she interprets their transference behaviors. Dr. Byrne's therapeutic approach would best be described as:
As a therapist, Dr. Cioffi often uses systematic desensitization. She also considers active listening to be an invaluable tool, and she frequently makes use of free association. Dr. Cioffi's therapeutic approach would best be described as:
attend to a patient's positive and negative feelings toward their therapists
Psychoanalysts are most likely to:
emphasize the importance of self-awareness for psychological adjustment
Humanistic therapists are most likely to:
During a marriage counseling session, the therapist suggest to Mr. and Mrs. Gallo that they each restate their spouse's comments before making their own. The therapist was applying a technique most closely associated with:
In one treatment for bed-wetting, the child sleeps on a liquid-sensitive pad that when wet, triggers an alarm and awakens the child. This treatment is a form of:
Benny's mother tries to reduce his fear of sailing by giving the 3-year-old his favorite candy as soon as they board the boat. The mother's strategy best illustrates:
With ______, the therapist replaces a fearful response with a relaxation response.
A token economy is to operant conditioning as ___________ is to classical conditioning.
a token economy
Systematic desensitization is to classical conditioning as ________ is to operant conditioning.
a token economy
In which operant conditioning procedure are positive reinforcers given for desired behaviors?
What is most often criticized for violating clients' rights to personal freedom and self-determination?
Dylan is a college sophomore who feels so incompetent that he believes his life is worthless and hopeless. Dylan would profit the most from:
Teaching people to stop blaming themselves for failures and negative circumstances beyond their control is of most concern to ______ therapists.
stop blaming themselves for negative circumstances beyond their control
Cognitive therapists are most likely to encourage depressed clients to:
regression toward the mean
Which phenomenon refers to the tendency for extraordinary or unusual events to be followed by more ordinary events?
a procedure for statistically combining the results of many different studies
Meta-analysis refers to:
Because Gretchen is afraid of contracting infectious diseases, she compulsively avoids shaking people's hands or touching doorknobs. Research suggests that an especially effective treatment for her difficulty would involve:
the beneficial consequences of merely expecting that a treatment will be effective
The placebo effect refers to:
Dr. Miller prescribes drugs for the treatment of chronic depression and she encourages rest and relaxation training for clients suffering from excessive anxiety. It is most likely that Dr. miller is a:
Edit, a 45-year-old journalist, alternates between extreme sadness and lethargy and extreme euphoria and overactivity. The drug most likely to prove beneficial to her is:
Surgically cutting the nerves connecting the frontal lobes to the emotion-controlling centers of the inner brain is called: