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Theories Of Personality Quiz 5

22 Questions
Theories Of Personality Quiz 5

Theories of Personality Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gestalt therapy is a form of
    • A. 

      Freuidan psychoanalytic therapy

    • B. 

      Neo-Freudian therapy

    • C. 

      Behavior therapy

    • D. 

      Existential therapy

  • 2. 
    Which is not true of Gestalt therapy
    • A. 

      Th efocus is on the what and how of behavior

    • B. 

      The focus is on the hear-and-now

    • C. 

      The focus is on integrating fragmented parts of the personality

    • D. 

      The focus is on unfinished business from the past

    • E. 

      The focus is on the why of behavior

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a key concept of Gestalt therapy
    • A. 

      Acceptance of personal responsibility

    • B. 

      Intellectual understanding of one's problems

    • C. 

      Awareness

    • D. 

      Unfinished business

    • E. 

      Dealing with the impasse

  • 4. 
    According to the Gestalt View
    • A. 

      Awareness is by and of itself therapeutic

    • B. 

      Awareness is necessary, but not sifficient, condition for change

    • C. 

      Awarenes without specific behavioral change is useless

    • D. 

      Awareness consists of understanding the causes of one's problems

  • 5. 
    The basic goal of Getalt therapy is to assit the client to
    • A. 

      Move from environmental support to sel-fsupport

    • B. 

      Uncover hsi or her cogntiive distoritions

    • C. 

      Uncover unconscious motivations

    • D. 

      Work through the transference relationship with the therapist

    • E. 

      Challenge his or her philosophy of life

  • 6. 
    The Impasse is the point in therapy at which clients
    • A. 

      Avoid experiencing threatening feelings

    • B. 

      Experience a sense of "being stuck"

    • C. 

      Imagine something terrible will happen

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None o fthe above

  • 7. 
    The Gestalt therapist
    • A. 

      Freely makes interpretations for the client

    • B. 

      Pays attention to the client's nonverbal language

    • C. 

      Is mainly nondirective

    • D. 

      Helps the client undersatnd why he or she is behaving in self-deeating ways

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Gestalt therapy can best be characterized as
    • A. 

      An insight therapy

    • B. 

      An experiential therapy

    • C. 

      An action-oriented therapy

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of hte above

  • 9. 
    When a person experiences an internal conflict (namely a conflict between top dog and underdog), which of hte following techniques would be most appropriate
    • A. 

      Makign the rounds

    • B. 

      Reversal dialogue

    • C. 

      Dialogue techniqe

    • D. 

      The rehearsal experiment

    • E. 

      Teh exaggeration experiment

  • 10. 
    Gestalt-therapy techniques are deisnged to help the client
    • A. 

      Expand awareness of the hear-and-now

    • B. 

      Intensify feelings and experiencesing

    • C. 

      Make a value judgement of his or her behavior

    • D. 

      Free himself or herself of specific behavioral symptoms

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 11. 
    A Gestalt technique that ismost useful wihen a person attempts to deny an aspect of his or her personality (such as tenderness) is:
    • A. 

      Making the rounds

    • B. 

      Reversal technique

    • C. 

      The rehersal experiment

    • D. 

      Playing the projection

  • 12. 
    Gestalt therapy encouragse clients to:
    • A. 

      Experience feelings intensely

    • B. 

      Stay int he here-and-now

    • C. 

      Work through the impasse

    • D. 

      Pay attention to their own nonverbal messages

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The basic goal of Gestalt therapy is
    • A. 

      Attaining awareness, and with it greater choice

    • B. 

      To undersatnd why we feel as we do

    • C. 

      To uncover repressed material

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A contribution of this therapeutic approach is that
    • A. 

      It enables intense therapeutic experiencing to occur quickly

    • B. 

      It can be relatively brief therapy

    • C. 

      It stresses doing and experiencing, as opposed to talking about problems

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    According to the Gestalt theroy, poeople use avoidance in order to
    • A. 

      Keep themselves from facing unfinished business

    • B. 

      Keep from feeling uncomfortable emotions

    • C. 

      Keep from having to change

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 16. 
    In Gestalt therapy, the relationship between client and therapist is seen as
    • A. 

      A joint venture

    • B. 

      An existential encounter

    • C. 

      An I/Thou encounter

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Gestalt therapists say that clients resist contact by means of
    • A. 

      Retroflection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Introjection

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (c)

  • 18. 
    Which of the following Gestalt techniques inovlves asking one person in a group to speak to each of the other group members?
    • A. 

      Playign the projection

    • B. 

      Reversal technique

    • C. 

      Making the rounds

    • D. 

      The exxageration technique

  • 19. 
    The process of turning back to ourselves what we wwould like to do to somoen else is the definition of
    • A. 

      Introjection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Retroflection

    • D. 

      Confluence

  • 20. 
    The tendency to uncritically accept others' beleifs without assimilating or internalizing them is the definition of
    • A. 

      Introjection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Retroflection

    • D. 

      Confluence

  • 21. 
    The Gestalt therapist typically uses diagnosis and interpretation as  abasic part of the therapeutic process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    One of the functions of th eGestalt therapist is to pay atention to the clent's body language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False