Behavior Therapy

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Behavior therapy is associated with all but one of the following: -empirically supported treatments. -functional analysis of behavior. -a philosophical view of human behavior. -a comprehensive assessment process.
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philosophical view of human behavior.
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Behavior therapy assumes that: -behavior is the result of the unconscious forces. -behavior is the result of free choices. -behavior is determined by psychic energy. -behavior is learned.
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behavior is learned.
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behavior therapy is characterized by all of the following, except: -focus on overt specific behavior. -formulation of precise treatment goals. -the subjective diagnosis of the therapist. -the design of an appropriate treatment plan
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the subjective diagnosis of the therapist.
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Behavior therapy is based on: ‚Äčan experimental analysis of behavior in the client's own social environment. ‚Äč a systematic set of concepts. ‚Äč a well-developed theory of personality. ‚Äč the principle of self-actualization.
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experimental analysis of behavior in the clients own social environment.
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‚Äč Michael believes that he will be able to improve his public speaking skills after completing a speech course at school. Based on social-cognitive theory, one might observe that Michael is not lacking in: ‚Äč arrogance and grandiosity. ‚Äčintelligence. ‚Äčself-efficacy. ‚Äčcognitive functioning.
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self-efficacy
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which of the following interventions is not associated with the third wave of behavior therapy? dialectical behavior therapy relaxation training acceptance and commitment therapy mindfulness based cognitive therapy
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relaxation training
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‚Äč Which of the following is not true regarding behavior therapy? ‚Äč The client must be an active participant. ‚Äč The client is merely passive while the therapist uses techniques. ‚Äč If clients are not involved or motivated, the chances are slim that therapy will be successful. ‚Äč Both therapist and client need to work together for common goals.
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The client is merely passive while the therapist uses techniques.
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All of the following are true about social skills training except: ‚Äč it is a psychoeducational approach to interpersonal growth. ‚Äč it involves modeling and direct instruction and coaching. ‚Äč it uses role playing exercises to simulate social situations. ‚Äč it requires clients to engage in catharsis.
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it requires clients to engage in catharsis
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which anxiety reduction technique involves creating a hierarchy of the client's fearful experiences?
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systematic desensitization
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‚Äč Behavior therapists look to the current environmental events that maintain problem behaviors and help clients produce behavior change by changing environmental ‚Äč functional assessment. ‚Äč motivational interviewing. ‚Äč mindfulness-based stress reduction. ‚Äč reorientation.
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functional assessment
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‚Äč Which statement is not true? ‚Äč Because cognitive factors have a place in the practice of behavior therapy, techniques from this approach can be used to attain humanistic ends. ‚Äč Contemporary behavior therapy is grounded on a scientific view of human behavior. ‚Äč Behavioral methods can be applied to a diverse client population. ‚Äč Contemporary behavior therapy is increasingly concerned with therapists' behavioral control.
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comtemporary behavior therapy is increasingly concerned with the therapists' behavioral control.
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Which of the following is not a basic characteristic of behavior therapy? ‚Äč Treatment goals are specific and concrete. ‚Äč It is grounded in learning theory. ‚Äč Many specific techniques are supported by research. ‚Äč The therapist is manipulative and controlling.
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The therapist is manipulative and controlling
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Who has done most of the work in the area of modeling? ‚ÄčJoseph Wolpe ‚ÄčHans Eysenck ‚ÄčE. Jacobson ‚ÄčAlbert Bandura
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Albert Bandura
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B. F. Skinner is associated with which of the following trends in the behavioral approach? ‚Äč Classical conditioning ‚Äč Operant conditioning ‚Äč Multimodal therapy ‚Äč Dialectical behavior therapy
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Operant conditioning
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Phil has been in behavior therapy to address his fear of heights. The treatment will not be considered complete until:‚Äč ‚Äč Phil transfers what he learns in therapy to his everyday life and takes actual steps to confront his fear. ‚Äč Phil agrees to take up sky diving as a hobby. ‚Äč Phil has absolutely no fear of heights, which may be measured by his willingness to move to one of the top floors of a skyscraper. ‚Äč Phil acknowledges his fear.
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Phil transfers what he learns in therapy to his everyday life and takes actual steps to confront his fear.
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What is not a part of the steps in a self-directed change program? ‚Äč Exploration of one's family constellation ‚ÄčSelecting goals ‚ÄčSelf-monitoring ‚ÄčA self-reinforcement system
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Exploration of one's family constellations
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‚Äč __________ is a comprehensive, systematic, holistic approach to behavior therapy developed by the late Arnold Lazarus. ‚Äč Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing ‚Äč Social skills training ‚Äč Self-management ‚Äč Multimodal therapy
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multimodal therapy
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Which of the following behavior therapists is credited with developing the social cognitive learning model, doing much work on observational learning and modeling, and writing about self-efficacy? ‚ÄčBandura ‚ÄčLinehan ‚ÄčWolpe ‚ÄčJacobson
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bandura
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‚Äč Multimodal therapy is a therapeutic approach that is grounded on: ‚Äč cognitive behavior therapy. ‚Äč social cognitive learning theory. ‚Äč applied behavior analysis. ‚Äč operant conditioning.
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social cognitive learning theory
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‚Äč Behavior therapy has been criticized for a variety of reasons. Which of the following is one listed in the book? ‚Äč Behavior therapy has an overemphasis on feeling and the neglect of cognition. ‚Äč Behavior therapy has an overemphasis upon insight. ‚Äč Behavior therapy may change behaviors, but it does not change feelings. ‚Äč Behavior therapy has a need for long-term treatment to effect change.
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behavior therapy may change behaviors, but it does not change feelings.
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During the 1980s, behavior therapy:‚Äč ‚Äč continued without growing. ‚Äč was characterized by a search for new horizons in concepts and methods that went beyond traditional learning theory. ‚Äč adopted a stronger medical perspective. ‚Äč realized applying behavior therapy principles to prevention of disease and illness would not be beneficial.
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was characterized by a search for new horizons
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Mindfulness is: ‚Äč the awareness that emerges through having attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally, to the unfolding or experience moment by moment. ‚Äč the assessment process in multimodal therapy. ‚Äč under the idea that change can be brought about by teaching people to use coping skills in problematic situations. ‚Äč not beneficial for clients with behavioral problems.
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awareness that emerges through having attention on purpose, in the present moment, and judgmentally, to the unfolding or experience moment by moment.
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Wolpe's systematic desensitization is based on the principles of: ‚Äč classical conditioning. ‚Äč operant conditioning. ‚Äč modeling. ‚Äč motivational interviewing.
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classical conditioning
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The situation in which behaviors are influenced mainly by the consequences that follow them is: ‚Äčclassical conditioning. ‚Äčoperant conditioning. ‚Äčmodeling. ‚Äčflooding.
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operant conditionin
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_____________ involves the escape from or the avoidance of unpleasant stimuli. ‚ÄčNegative reinforcement ‚ÄčPositive reinforcement ‚ÄčPunishment ‚ÄčSystematic desensitization
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negative reinforcemenet
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‚Äč In dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), skills are taught in four modules. Which among the following is not one of the modules listed in the text? ‚Äč Mindfulness ‚Äč Interpersonal effectiveness ‚Äč Emotional regulation ‚Äč Relapse prevention
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relapse prevention
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_________ is a key pioneer of clinical behavior therapy because of his broadening of its conceptual bases and development of multimodal therapy. ‚ÄčAlbert Bandura ‚ÄčJoseph Wolpe ‚ÄčB.F. Skinner ‚ÄčArnold Lazarus
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Arnold Lazarus
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‚Äč All of the following are characteristics of the behavioral approaches except: ‚Äč behavior therapy relies on the principles and procedures of the scientific method. ‚Äč behavior therapy specifies treatment goals in concrete and objective terms. ‚Äč behavior therapy focuses on the client's current problems and the factors influencing them. ‚Äč behavior therapy employs the same procedures to every client with a particular dysfunctional behavior.
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behavior therapy employs the same procedures to every client with a particular dysfunctional behavior
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All of the following are steps in the use of systematic desensitization except for: ‚Äč hypnosis. ‚Äč relaxation training. ‚Äč the development of an anxiety hierarchy. ‚Äč psychoeducation.
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hypnosis
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Techniques used in mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy include all but: ‚Äčyoga. ‚Äčflooding. ‚Äč body scan meditation. ‚Äč formal and informal meditation.
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flooding
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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) integrates techniques from: ‚Äč multimodal therapy and mindfulness. ‚Äč mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavior therapy. ‚Äč motivational interviewing and mindfulness. ‚Äč yoga, systematic desensitization, and mindfulness.
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mindfullnes-based sterss reduction and cognitive behavior therapy
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‚Äč In vivo flooding consists of: ‚Äč brief and graduated series of exposures to feared events. ‚Äč exposure to actual anxiety-evoking events rather than simply imagining these situations. ‚Äč imagined exposure to fearful experiences paired with muscle relaxation. ‚Äč guided use of mindfulness techniques.
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exposure to actual anxiety-evoking events rather than simply imagining these situations