Individual Discovery - Chapter 2 True False Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Self-disclosure should be aimed at making the other person improve his or her behavior

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Self-disclosure refers to the act of revealing personal information or feelings to others. It is not necessarily aimed at making the other person improve their behavior. Self-disclosure can serve various purposes, such as building trust, fostering intimacy, or expressing oneself. While it may indirectly impact someone's behavior by promoting understanding and communication, the primary goal of self-disclosure is not to change or improve the other person's behavior. Therefore, the statement that self-disclosure should be aimed at making the other person improve their behavior is false.

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  • 2. 

    Self-disclosure should be a two-way street, a shared understanding of how each person is reacting to the present situation

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Self-disclosure being a two-way street means that it should involve both individuals in a conversation openly sharing their thoughts, feelings, and reactions to the present situation. This promotes a shared understanding between them, allowing for better communication and connection. Therefore, the statement is true as it emphasizes the importance of reciprocity and mutual understanding in self-disclosure.

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  • 3. 

    Self-disclosure involves risk taking 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Self-disclosure involves risk taking because when individuals disclose personal information about themselves, they are exposing themselves to the possibility of judgment, rejection, or negative consequences. By sharing personal thoughts, feelings, or experiences, individuals become vulnerable and open themselves up to potential harm or negative reactions from others. This risk can be emotional, social, or even professional, depending on the context of the disclosure. Therefore, self-disclosure does involve a certain level of risk taking.

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  • 4. 

    Statements are more helpful if they are tentative, specific, and informing 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that statements are more beneficial when they are uncertain, detailed, and provide information. By being tentative, statements leave room for further exploration and discussion. Being specific helps to avoid ambiguity and ensures clarity in communication. Finally, informing statements provide valuable knowledge and insights. Overall, this answer supports the idea that tentative, specific, and informing statements are indeed more helpful.

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  • 5. 

    It is best to wait to discuss disturbing situations until after your feelings have built up for a while 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not best to wait to discuss disturbing situations until after your feelings have built up for a while. It is important to address and discuss disturbing situations as soon as possible in order to prevent further escalation of emotions and to find resolution or support. Waiting to discuss these situations can lead to increased stress, anxiety, and potential damage to relationships.

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  • 6. 

    It is often helpful to describe your reactions to the other person's behavior

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Describing your reactions to the other person's behavior is not always helpful. While it can be beneficial in certain situations to express your feelings and thoughts about someone's behavior, there are also instances where it may not be appropriate or productive. It is important to consider the context, the relationship with the person, and the potential impact of sharing your reactions before deciding whether or not to do so. Therefore, the statement that it is often helpful to describe your reactions to the other person's behavior is false.

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  • 7. 

    It is often helpful to disclose full details of your personal history

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Disclosing full details of your personal history may not always be helpful. It can sometimes lead to unnecessary judgments, biases, or misunderstandings. It is important to consider the context and relevance of the information before sharing personal details. Privacy and discretion are also essential in maintaining personal boundaries and protecting oneself from potential harm or exploitation. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    An example of constructive self-disclosure is when Edyth says to David "Stop bothering me!"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is an example of destructive self-disclosure rather than constructive self-disclosure. Constructive self-disclosure involves sharing personal thoughts, feelings, or experiences in a way that promotes understanding and connection. In this case, Edyth's statement is dismissive and negative, which does not contribute to a constructive conversation or relationship. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 9. 

    An example of constructive self-disclosure is when David says to Edyth "You look angry. are you?"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Constructive self-disclosure involves sharing personal thoughts, feelings, or experiences in a way that promotes understanding and open communication. In this example, David is expressing his observation of Edyth's emotions and directly asking her if she is angry. By doing so, David is initiating a conversation and showing interest in understanding Edyth's emotional state. This type of self-disclosure can help foster empathy, improve interpersonal relationships, and encourage honest and open communication. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 10. 

    And example of constructive self-disclosure is when Edyth says to David "I feel hurt and rejected by your failure to answer my questions."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is an example of constructive self-disclosure because Edyth is expressing her feelings of hurt and rejection to David in a clear and direct manner. By sharing her emotions, she is giving David the opportunity to understand the impact of his actions on her and potentially address the issue. This form of self-disclosure promotes open communication and can lead to resolution and growth in the relationship.

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  • 11. 

    Self-acceptance means that you regard yourself highly and are aware of your strengths

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Self-acceptance refers to the ability to recognize and embrace oneself, including acknowledging one's strengths. It involves having a positive self-image and a healthy self-esteem. By regarding oneself highly and being aware of one's strengths, individuals can develop a sense of self-worth and confidence. This enables them to accept themselves as they are, without constantly seeking validation or approval from others. Therefore, the given statement "Self-acceptance means that you regard yourself highly and are aware of your strengths" is true.

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  • 12. 

    Because self-acceptance gives you the confidence to be self-disclosing, it leads to your being accepted by others, which further increases you self-acceptance

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Self-acceptance is the process of recognizing and embracing one's own strengths, weaknesses, and uniqueness. When a person accepts themselves, they become more confident and comfortable with who they are. This self-assurance allows them to be more open and authentic in their interactions with others. As a result, they are more likely to be accepted and valued by others, which reinforces their self-acceptance. This positive cycle of self-acceptance and acceptance from others contributes to overall well-being and positive relationships. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 13. 

    It is not necessary, psychologically, to be self-accepting

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Psychologically, self-acceptance plays a crucial role in maintaining mental well-being and overall happiness. Accepting oneself means acknowledging and embracing one's strengths, weaknesses, and imperfections. It allows individuals to develop a positive self-image, enhance self-esteem, and cultivate healthy relationships. Without self-acceptance, individuals may struggle with low self-esteem, self-doubt, and feelings of inadequacy. Therefore, it is necessary, psychologically, to be self-accepting for personal growth and mental well-being.

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  • 14. 

    The more self-accepting you are, the less you are accepting of others

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because self-acceptance and acceptance of others are not mutually exclusive. In fact, being self-accepting can often lead to being more accepting and understanding of others. When we accept ourselves, we become more secure and compassionate, which allows us to empathize with and accept others for who they are. On the other hand, if we are judgmental and critical of ourselves, it is more likely that we will project those negative attitudes onto others, leading to less acceptance of others.

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  • 15. 

    The best feeling about your self-worth is an unconditional, basic self-acceptance

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An unconditional, basic self-acceptance refers to accepting oneself completely, without any conditions or judgments. This means acknowledging and embracing all aspects of oneself, including strengths, weaknesses, and imperfections. When someone has this level of self-acceptance, they experience a deep sense of self-worth and contentment. It allows them to feel confident and comfortable in their own skin, leading to a positive outlook on life. Therefore, it can be said that the best feeling about one's self-worth is indeed an unconditional, basic self-acceptance.

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