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Arierog Arierog
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As Sheldon learns about obsessive-compulsive disorder, he is likely to learn that it ____.
 
  a. is an extremely rare disorder
 b. may be under diagnosed
 c. is one of the most common anxiety disorders
 d. is most common among middle-aged married people

Question 2

For days after visiting Disneyland, the words and tune for It's a Small World keep invading Jessica's thoughts. She cannot get them out of her head. Jessica's experience is similar to the ____.
 
  a. obsessions seen in obsessive-compulsive disorder
  b. fear seen in generalized anxiety disorder
 c. compulsions seen in obsessive-compulsive disorder
  d. avoidance seen in social phobias

Question 3

Barbara was told by her psychiatrist that she is being treated with the medication of choice for her generalized anxiety disorder. She is not sure what drug she is taking, but she knows it works. This drug is likely to be ____.
 
  a. an antipsychotic
 b. a benzodiazepine
 c. a tricyclic or SSRI antidepressant
  d. lithium carbonate

Question 4

Jack has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. He has persistent thoughts that are upsetting and engages in ritualistic actions to reduce anxiety. He feels that he has control over his thoughts and actions, but chooses not to stop them. Jack's case is unusual is that OCD patients usually ____.
 
  a. do not feel they have control over their thoughts and actions
  b. do not have upsetting thoughts
 c. do not engage in ritualistic actions
 d. are not male

Question 5

Sam has persistent and distressing thoughts of germs; he cannot eat without washing his hands three times before and three times after every meal. Although his hands are raw from the washings, he is overwhelmed with anxiety if he doesn't wash using this method. Sam's problems illustrate ____.
 
  a. posttraumatic stress disorder
 b. obsessive-compulsive disorder
  c. agoraphobia
 d. generalized anxiety disorder

Question 6

Melissa's therapist encourages her to interpret her emotional and physical tension as normal anxiety and to redirect her attention from herself to others in social situations. The therapist is using which behavioral treatment?
 
  a. exposure therapy
 b. systematic desensitization
  c. modeling
 d. cognitive restructuring

Question 7

Sue screams for her husband every time she sees a spider or a spider web. Even if the spider is dead, she starts to shake in terror. She often calls her husband and begs him to deal with the spider immediately. Sue finally agrees to see a therapist. Over several sessions, she views videos of people picking up spiders, then watches her therapist pick up a plastic spider in the office, and then a real spider. Finally, Sue is able to pick up a spider herself and place it outside. The therapy described is known as ____.
 
  a. flooding
 b. modeling
 c. systematic desensitization
  d. exposure
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Answer to #1

b

Answer to #2

a

Answer to #3

c

Answer to #4

a

Answer to #5

b

Answer to #6

d

Answer to #7

b
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Arierog Author
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4 years ago
Thank you so much for the answer
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TY :)
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