Behavioral Therapy Quiz Questions

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Therapy Quizzes & Trivia

Different individuals have different issues therefore need different care. As an aspiring behavioral therapist you are expected to know how to handle your different clients and ensure you get positive results. Just how ready are you for the practice? Take up this simple quiz and see how high you score. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Behavioral Activation, behavioral treatment techniques are designed to:
    • A. 

      Understand the hormonal features of perinatal depression.

    • B. 

      Promote therapeutic alliance.

    • C. 

      Encourage rational-emotional role play.

    • D. 

      Address social and environmental avoidance to change thinking, mood, and behavior.*

  • 2. 
    The behavioral technique, activity scheduling, is intended to accomplish the following: 
    • A. 

      Monitor behavior, mood, and sense of mastery and pleasure.

    • B. 

      Record a behavioral experiment.

    • C. 

      Increase activity level.

    • D. 

      Increase mastery and pleasure.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Your patient, Molly, reports that she “hide-sleeps with her baby”, spending much of her day in bed. The function of this behavior is to reduce her negative feelings. What can you do to promote her participation with BA?
    • A. 

      Ask Molly to start tracking her activities and mood using the Activity Monitoring Sheet.

    • B. 

      With Molly’s participation, help her to identify antecedent and consequential behaviors of “hide-sleeping”.

    • C. 

      Ask Molly to schedule activities that promote a sense of mastery and competency.

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 4. 
    In the beginning of therapy, the more severe the patient’s depressive symptoms: 
    • A. 

      The more abstract the focus of therapy.

    • B. 

      The more cognitive the focus of therapy.

    • C. 

      The more behavioral the focus of therapy.

    • D. 

      The more schematic the focus of therapy.

  • 5. 
    Your patient, Abby, had planned to take her infant daughter out for a mid-day walk to offset her depression. Because of the cold weather, however, Abby spent the hour surfing the internet, which did not improve her mood.  Abby’s decision to surf the internet could be described as behavioral…(Choose the correct term below to fill in the blanks) 
    • A. 

      Mastery

    • B. 

      Avoidance

    • C. 

      Approach

    • D. 

      Adaptive

  • 6. 
    Your patient, Susan, tells you that she feels overwhelmed and exhausted while caring for her three month old. “I feel badly for saying this, but I am a terrible mother” she says, with tears in her eyes. Which BA techniques can teach Susan how to reduce her sense of incompetence? 
    • A. 

      Tracking mastery and pleasure.

    • B. 

      Identifying and replacing avoidance to promote health.

    • C. 

      Conducting and functional analyses of depressogenic behavior.

    • D. 

      Reduction of depression-related rumination.

    • E. 

      Any of the above*

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