Advanced Psychology - Qp24

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Advanced Psychology - Qp24

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  • 1. 
    Behaviour therapy is based on the assumption that abnormal fears (phobias) are acquired through classical conditioning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______ dispenses with the hierarchy of stimulus intensity and simply exposes the individual to the most extreme form of the stimulus, and forces them to remain in its presence until their fear subsides.
    • A. 

      Systematic desensitisation

    • B. 

      Flooding

    • C. 

      Aversion therapy

    • D. 

      Behaviour modification

  • 3. 
    Disadvantages of Behavioural Therapy includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      There seem to be limits to its effectiveness.

    • B. 

      There is fairly good evidence both for the effectiveness of behaviour therapy and behaviour modification for certain types of disorders.

    • C. 

      Perhaps one reason for its limited success is that the behaviourists model disregards mental processes and insists on treating only behaviour.

    • D. 

      On ethical grounds the behaviourist model has been criticised particularly by the humanists like Rogers, for demeaning human beings, by treating them like animals or robots.

  • 4. 
    ______ is aroused when a person has done something which is offensive to the superego.
    • A. 

      Objective anxiety

    • B. 

      Neurotic anxiety

    • C. 

      Moral anxiety

  • 5. 
    According to Freud, the symptoms of neurosis are meaningful in that they symbolise unconscious anxieties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The failure to self-actualise has the effect of lowering the self esteem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ______ says that our personality depends on how we see our ‘self’ (our self-image) and our basic need for positive regard.
    • A. 

      Freud

    • B. 

      Bandura

    • C. 

      Rogers

    • D. 

      Bowlby

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