Cognitive Therapy/Beck & Ellis

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Cog therapy/Beck & Ellis

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  • 1. 
    The text authors suggest that each of the following is a commonality shared by Ellis' and Beck's cognitive therapy systems except
    • A. 

      A recogntion that maladaptive cognitions are the primary source of psychological distress

    • B. 

      A forceful, debating therapist style

    • C. 

      A directive, problem-oriented approach to Tx

    • D. 

      A view of homework as an essential feature of Tx

  • 2. 
    Beck's cognitive restructuring intended to modify the thinking process emerges out of each of the following kinds of questions except
    • A. 

      How did you learn to think like that?

    • B. 

      What's the evidence?

    • C. 

      What's another way of looking at it?

    • D. 

      So what if it happens

  • 3. 
    Which of the following has not been substantiated by meta-analytic studies of cognitive therapy?
    • A. 

      Cognitive therapy is superior to no Tx and placebo Tx for depression

    • B. 

      Cognitive therapy is much less effective than other behavioral exposure therapies for obsessive-cpmpulsivce disorder

    • C. 

      Cognitive therapy is at least as effective as other psychotherapies for depression

    • D. 

      Cognitive therapy is comparable to medication Txs of anxiety disorders in the short run, but outperforms medication Txs over the long run

  • 4. 
    Which of the following therapies would be MOST likely to say that the ideal person is a scientist
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Behavioral

    • C. 

      Existential

    • D. 

      Systemic