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Abnormal and Therapy
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A psychoanalytically oriented therapist would say a client acting angry toward the therapist , the same way she acts toward her mother is called
In client centered therapy the therapist rephrases things and asks for clarification which is called
You are prescribed a ____ reuptake inhibitor for major depressive.
This is a symptom of schizophrenia.
Memory loss is a common symptom of _______.
Psychiatrists and psychologists label behavior as disordered when it is maladaptive, distressful and _____
According to this model psychological disorders are a sickness that need to e diagnosed and cured.
generalized anxiety disorder
This disorder has symptoms of feeling continually tense, apprehensive and in a state of autonomic arousal.
Judicial systems are responsible for making decisions regarding ____.
Using the DSM-5 guidelines, two different clinicians are likely to give a specific patient the same diagnosis which indicates ____.
Anxiety about being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult is called __.
A persistent, irrational fear of a specific object or situation.
The disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts and actions.
A psychotherapist is most likely to use the ____ in order to identify various psychological disorders.
This disorder is associated with abnormally low serotonin levels.
These are false beliefs of persecution that may accompany schizophrenia.
an expressionless face
This is a negative symptom of schizophrenia.
Hallucinations are considered a ___ symptom of schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia is associated with an excess of receptors for _____.
This type of exposure therapy is effective in the treatment of phobias.
Freud introduced a form of psychotherapy known as ___.
Schizophrenia is a disorder that is most likely to be treated with this type of therapy.
This therapeutic approach emphasizes that people are often disturbed because of their negative interpretations of events.
He is the psychologist known for challenging people's absurd self-defeating ideas.
This behavior method involves associating a pleasant relaxed state with anxiety arousing stimuli.
People diagnosed with schizophrenia are likely to be prescribed an _____ medication.
antisocial personality disorder
A patient is superficially charming, skilled at exploiting people for his own gain. He is also impulsive, irresponsible, and disregards social norms. He is likely to be diagnosed with this disorder.
Eric is afraid to leave his house and is extremely apprehensive when going out in public. He is most likely to be diagnosed with ___ disorder.
This is a confrontational cognitive therapy in which therapists challenge people's illogical statements.
This disorder is characterized by jumpy anxiety, trouble sleeping and flashbacks.
A cognitive therapist works to change the way people ________ circumstances.
Although experiencing severely traumatic events may lead to PTSD it is also likely to lead to increased personal __________.
a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
a humanistic therapy, developed by Carl Rogers, in which the therapist uses techniques such as active listening within a genuine, accepting, empathic environment to facilitate clients' growth. (Also called person-centered therapy.)
A behavior therapy procedure that conditions new responses to stimuli that trigger unwanted behaviors; based on classical conditioning. Includes exposure therapies and aversive conditioning.
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