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Mitchell, a Vietnam veteran, spends his therapy sessions describing the horrors of combat. His therapist has him recall all the details, focusing on the horrific events for extended periods of time. Mitchell's therapist is most likely using ____ to treat him for ____.
 
  a. exposure; generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
 b. extinction; generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
 c. psychoeducation; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  d. exposure; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Question 2

Which of the following is a risk factor for trauma survivors developing PTSD?
 
  a. lack of social support
 b. excessive control over one's actions and thoughts
  c. above-average cognitive skills
 d. low scores on neuroticism

Question 3

Suppose you were the director of a rape crisis center. What could you expect in terms of the frequency of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the clients who come to your center immediately and at three months after a traumatic experience?
 
  a. Because PTSD is delayed, no one would meet the criteria for PTSD at this time.
 b. About 10 percent would meet the criteria for PTSD immediately; about 50 percent would suffer from PTSD at three months.
  c. PTSD symptoms could be present immediately, but symptoms could go away for periods of time.
 d. Because rape is quite common, there will be almost no cases of PTSD either immediately or three months after the assault.

Question 4

Drazen was in Bosnia during the civil war there. He has daytime flashbacks of the bombing and is emotionally numb, withdrawing from friends and family. Although he is much calmer than he was before the war, symptoms have lasted for several months. What about Drazen's case is unusual for a person with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
 
  a. It is unusual for people with PTSD to have flashbacks.
 b. It is unusual for people with PTSD to withdraw from others.
 c. It is unusual for people with PTSD to become calm.
 d. It is unusual for people with PTSD to have symptoms longer than thirty days.

Question 5

Lifetime prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is highest among ____.
 
  a. African Americans
 b. Hispanic Americans
  c. White Americans
 d. Asian Americans
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Answer to #1

d

Answer to #2

a

Answer to #3

c

Answer to #4

c

Answer to #5

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