Psychodynamic approach

Question 1 of 15

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What is the first assumption of the psychodynamic approach?

Select one of the following:

  • Behaviour is shaped by genes

  • Behaviour is shaped by the unconscious mind

  • Behaviour is learnt through reinforcement

Question 2 of 15

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What is behaviour shaped by in the second assumption of the psychodynamic approach?

Select one of the following:

  • Positive and negative reinforcement

  • levels of brain chemicals

  • childhood experiences and early relationships

Question 3 of 15

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What are the three stages of Freud's personality theory?

Select one of the following:

  • ANAL, PHALLIC, LATENT

  • SUPEREGO, EGO, ID

  • OEDIPUS, ELECTRA, ORAL

Question 4 of 15

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What would the later behaviour of a child fixated in the anal stage be like?

Select one of the following:

  • Obsessively tidy in later life

  • Sexually obsessed personality

  • lack of morals

Question 5 of 15

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What does the SUPEREGO shape?

Select one of the following:

  • The seeking of pleasure

  • Defence mechanisms

  • morals and personality

Question 6 of 15

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What may happen if defence mechanisms get out of hand, according to Freud's theory of personality?

Select one of the following:

  • Aggressive personality may develop

  • More likely to become ill

  • Person becomes extremely happy

Question 7 of 15

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Personality is shaped by...

Select one of the following:

  • how much positive reinforcement a child recieves

  • how well the brain can process inputs and outputs

  • how effectively the ego balances the conflicting demands of the id and superego

Question 8 of 15

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a smooth passage through the stages will lead to...

Select one of the following:

  • a child fixated in the phallic stage

  • a stable and balanced personality

  • a impulsive behaviour

Question 9 of 15

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What is abnormal behaviour due to?

Select one of the following:

  • overuse of repression, by the ego, as a defence mechanism

  • underuse of repression, causing unrealistic wishes and fears

  • unbalance of brain chemicals

Question 10 of 15

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What does dream analysis aim to do?

Select one of the following:

  • make abnormal behaviour normal by making wishes and dreams unconscious

  • make abnormal behaviour normal by unlearning faulty learning, such as phobia, and replacing it with appropriate learning

  • make abnormal behaviour normal by making repressed wishes and fears conscious so they can be resolved

Question 11 of 15

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what are the two layers of a patient's dream the therapist must draw out?

Select one of the following:

  • manifest and oedipus

  • oedipus and latent

  • manifest and latent

Question 12 of 15

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what does 'dream-work' consist of?

Select one of the following:

  • transforming forbidden wishes into a non-threatening form

  • the patient sleeping whilst the therapist watches and analyses their sleeping pattern

  • the client creating a list of all their past experiences and fears

Question 13 of 15

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In dream analysis what must the therapist not do?

Select one of the following:

  • force an interpretation on a client

  • create negative feelings within the patients dreams

  • cause an unnatural sleeping pattern for the client

Question 14 of 15

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what is catharsis?

Select one of the following:

  • unconscious wishes and fears

  • negative attitudes towards past experiences

  • emotional release

Question 15 of 15

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what is the success rate of psychoanalysis according to Bergin?

Select one of the following:

  • 75%

  • 89%

  • 83%

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