CDC 4c071 Volume 1

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 175

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Volume 1, Clinical Skills of the Mental Health Craftsman


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What must society change in order to overcome the influence of racism?
    • A. 

      Laws

    • B. 

      Policies

    • C. 

      Attitudes

    • D. 

      Education

  • 2. 
    Most people base prejudices upon information
    • A. 

      Obtained from research

    • B. 

      Learned in formal courses

    • C. 

      Gained from learned stereotypes

    • D. 

      Ensure equal treatment of all patients

  • 3. 
    When counselors act upon their prejudices, they
    • A. 

      Become better people

    • B. 

      Overcome stereotypes

    • C. 

      Engage in discriminatory behavior

    • D. 

      Ensure equal treatment of all patients

  • 4. 
    In which personal space zone do most therapeutic relationships occur?
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Intimate

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Public

  • 5. 
    In which personal space do formal interactions occur?
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Intimate

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Public

  • 6. 
    Which culture values empirically supported diagnostic tools and treatment?
    • A. 

      Asians/Pacific Islanders

    • B. 

      Westernized Healthcare Providers

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Hispanics

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of a strategy a counselor might use to become more culturally competent?
    • A. 

      Attends a conference in the advances of depression

    • B. 

      A white counselor tells his black client to relax bc he sees no color

    • C. 

      Ask a client to refrain from using slang terminology to ease the language barrier

    • D. 

      Hispanic counselor attends a luncheon hosted by the black heritage committee

  • 8. 
    What aging theory that behavior and personality remain consistent throughout the lifespan?
    • A. 

      Activity Theory of Aging

    • B. 

      Continuity Theory of Aging

    • C. 

      Subculture Theory of Aging

    • D. 

      Disengagement Theory of Aging

  • 9. 
    Which aging theory states that the elderly possess their own norms, beliefs, attitudes, expectations, and behaviors?
    • A. 

      Activity Theory of Aging

    • B. 

      Continuity Theory of Aging

    • C. 

      Subculture Theory of Aging

    • D. 

      Disengagement Theory of Aging

  • 10. 
    How is alcoholism detected among elderly patients?
    • A. 

      Through routine, thorough screening measures

    • B. 

      As a result of physical consequences of alcohol abuse

    • C. 

      Through histories obtained from family members of the elderly patient

    • D. 

      By responses from surveys used during prevention and outreach activities.

  • 11. 
    Which group is more likely to approach a provider requesting specific procedures or medications?
    • A. 

      Veterans

    • B. 

      Baby Boomers

    • C. 

      Generations Xers

    • D. 

      Generation Nexters

  • 12. 
    Traditional models of domestic violence still present males as the perpertrator and the females as the victim. What has been the effect of this stereotypic model?
    • A. 

      There has been no noticeable affect

    • B. 

      Lack of appropriate screening measures in identifying male victims

    • C. 

      Females recieve more and more services each year because of thier victimization

    • D. 

      Lack of comprehensive services offered to men who are victims of domestic violence

  • 13. 
    Counselors distinguish between substance abuse and substance dependence by assessing:
    • A. 

      Tolerance, withdrawal, and compulsive use

    • B. 

      Blackouts, hangovers, and compulsive use

    • C. 

      Blackouts, hangovers, and withdrawal

    • D. 

      Tolerance, withdrawal, and hangovers

  • 14. 
    Which substances will an amphetamine user typically use to manage the agitation experienced during crash?
    • A. 

      Cocaine or Herion

    • B. 

      Herion or opiates

    • C. 

      Opiates or alcohol

    • D. 

      Alcohol or heroin

  • 15. 
    Which schizophrenic symptom either exaggerates or grossly distorts the patients normal level of functioning?
    • A. 

      Cluster

    • B. 

      Positive

    • C. 

      Negative

    • D. 

      Perceptual

  • 16. 
    Which diagnosis is characterized by nonbizarre delusions that have lasted at least one month?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Schizoaffective Disorder

    • C. 

      Delusional Disorder

    • D. 

      Schizophreniform Disorder

  • 17. 
    A patient has spent $5,000 on shoes in the last three weeks. Which symptoms of mania is this behavior evidence of?
    • A. 

      Indiscretion

    • B. 

      Extravagance

    • C. 

      Grandiosity

    • D. 

      Overstimuli

  • 18. 
    Which statement describes a manic patients initial behavior?
    • A. 

      Increased productivity, but decreased energy

    • B. 

      Increased productivity, and increased energy

    • C. 

      Decreased productivity, and decreased energy

    • D. 

      Decreased productivity, but increased energy

  • 19. 
    What is the primary characteristic of a panic attack?
    • A. 

      Intense fear of an identifiable stressor

    • B. 

      Intense fear of an unidentifiable stressor

    • C. 

      Moderate fear of an identifiable stressor

    • D. 

      Moderate fear of an unidentifable stressor

  • 20. 
    An NCO attending the NCO Academy reports to his instructor that he feels as though he is dying when he thinks about having to give his speech. Which type of panic attack might the NCO be experiencing?
    • A. 

      Expected

    • B. 

      Unexpected

    • C. 

      Situationally Bound

    • D. 

      Situationally predisposed

  • 21. 
    Which is an essential feature of PTSD?
    • A. 

      Tearfulness

    • B. 

      Dissociation

    • C. 

      Hallucination

    • D. 

      Sleeplessness

  • 22. 
    What is a key to preventing long-term psychological scarring or PTSD?
    • A. 

      Acute Intervention

    • B. 

      Desensitization exposure

    • C. 

      Psychopharmacological intervention

    • D. 

      Allowing the patient to spend time alone

  • 23. 
    What is the primary characteristic of anorexia nervosa?
    • A. 

      Need to maintain control over diet

    • B. 

      Need to confront poor eating habits

    • C. 

      Intense pain related to eating certain foods

    • D. 

      Refusal to maintain appropiate body weight

  • 24. 
    Which disorder is commonly diagnosed for people who suffer from anorexia nervosa?
    • A. 

      Mania

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Substance abuse

    • D. 

      Impulsive purging

  • 25. 
    What is the time frame of binge behavior?
    • A. 

      More than two hours

    • B. 

      Less than two hours

    • C. 

      More than three hours

    • D. 

      Less than three hours

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