Wampold's Contextual Model Of Psychotherapy

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Bruce E. Wampold is the Patricia L. Wolleat Professor of Counselling Psychology and the clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is known for developing the contextual model of psychotherapy. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psychotherapy has be found to be:
    • A. 

      Remarkably effective

    • B. 

      Somewhat effective

    • C. 

      Hardly effective

    • D. 

      None of he above

  • 2. 
    Despite the demonstrable effectiveness, mechanisms of change are:
    • A. 

      Well understood

    • B. 

      Not well understood

    • C. 

      Somewhat understood

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Wampold's theory
    • A. 

      Presents a radically different view, but very scientific, logical, thorough, and systematic

    • B. 

      Presents a somewhat different view, that is not very scientific, illogical, and unorganized

    • C. 

      Presents a different view, that is somewhat scientific, logical, thorough, and systematic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Wampold contends that most Tx offered over the centuries were:
    • A. 

      Probably as effective as medication

    • B. 

      Surely more effective than placebos

    • C. 

      Probably no more effective than placebos

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 5. 
    "Remoralization" refers to:
    • A. 

      Healers must be trusted and credible, accepted by clients, and problems viewed as resolvable

    • B. 

      Healers should be trusted and credible, accepted by clients, and problems could be viewed as resolvable

    • C. 

      Healers need not be trusted but instead credible, accepted by clients, and problems could be viewed as resolvable

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Jerome Frank proposed that psychotherapy is:
    • A. 

      Not a cultural healing practice but a medical one

    • B. 

      Is a cultural healing practice not really a medical one

    • C. 

      Neither cultural or medical

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Psychotherapy is not a healing practice that can be used with nonhumans, the way modern medicine can as in veterinary medicine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    From a cultural, humanistic context, change is:
    • A. 

      Explained to the client by the therapist/healer

    • B. 

      Explained to the therapist by the client

    • C. 

      Not explained at all

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    Found psychotherapy empirically to be:
    • A. 

      Very effective; .80

    • B. 

      Not effective; .20

    • C. 

      Somewhat effective; .60

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Number Needed to Treat (NNT) is defined in the Contextual Model as:
    • A. 

      The number who need to receive the Tx to achieve a success relative to treated patients

    • B. 

      The number who need to receive the Tx to achieve a success relative to untreated patients

    • C. 

      The number of individuals needed to Tx to reach effectiveness of a particular Tx

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    ES of .80 is equivalent to NNT of (and is the NNT of psychotherapy):
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      3

  • 12. 
    The effectiveness of psychotherapy compared to almost all interventions in cardiology are:
    • A. 

      More effective

    • B. 

      Less effective

    • C. 

      Equally effective

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Therapy compared to psychopharmacological Txs and the "dodo bird conjecture (for any 1 diagnosis decades of research has not found 1 Tx superior to another)" for mental disorders are:
    • A. 

      As effective and more enduring

    • B. 

      Less effective and less enduring

    • C. 

      More effective and more enduring

    • D. 

      Equally effective and equally enduring

  • 14. 
    Therapist qualities such as ability to form a working alliance and to be trustworthy and credible are found to be
    • A. 

      Important to the effectiveness of psychotherapy, outcomes at least 1 order of magnitude (10xs) greater than differences in Txs

    • B. 

      Not important to the effectiveness of psychotherapy, outcomes do not effect the magnitude of differences in Txs

    • C. 

      Somewhat important

  • 15. 
    Placebo response is uniquely human in that:
    • A. 

      Opiods are really released when expectation is created; subject develops an expectation created by someone with expertise

    • B. 

      Opiods are not really released; subjects simply develop and expectation created by someone with expertise

    • C. 

      Opiods are irrelevant

    • D. 

      Both B and C

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