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1.Proponents of clinical psychologists obtaining prescription privileges argue that with prescription privileges:
A. Clinical psychologists would be able to treat a wider range of clients.
B. Care for patients needing therapy and medication would be more efficient and cost-effective.
C. Clinical psychologists would have an edge over therapists who cannot prescribe.
D. All of the above.
2. In 1993, the Ad Hoc Task Force on Psychopharmacology of APA published recommendations regarding competence in prescribing. According to these recommendations, in order to achieve the highest level of competence (Level 3) and practice independently as a prescribing psychologist, the psychologist must have completed:
A. A one-semester survey course in psychopharmacology.
B. Six months of prescribing experience supervised by a psychiatrist.
C. A strong undergraduate background in biological sciences, two years of graduate training in psychopharmacology and a postdoctoral psychopharmacology.
D. A Ph. D or Psy. D. in clinical psychology.
3. According to APA ethical principles,
A. Clinicians with doctoral degrees can simply present themselves as "Doctor" and need not specify the nature of their training.
B. A clinician with a Ph. D. in clinical psychology may use any treatment or assessment procedure available, even if they have not been specifically trained in it.
C. Dual relationships, which can cause exploitation or harm of the client, are to be avoided.
D. All of the above.
4. A psychologist is seeing a client who reports that he/she is planning to kill his/her spouse. If the ruling in the Tarasoff case is applicable to this situation, the psychologist should:
A. Maintain confidentiality and not share this information with anyone.
B. Break confidentiality and inform the police of this threat.
C. Require the client to call the police and inform them directly of the threat.
D. Break confidentiality and inform appropriate persons, including the spouse of the treat.
5. Researchers show participants one of several short films that vary in the extent to which they provoke anger and measure the heart rates of each participant immediately after each film. This research method is best described as:
A. A series of case studies.
B. Unsystematic observation.
C. Controlled observation.
D. Naturalistic observation.
6. Watson's study of Little Albert is a classic example of:
A. A mixed design.
B. A case study.
C. The double-blind procedure.
D. None of the above.
7. _____ refers to the rate of new cases of illness that develop within a given period of time, while ____ refers to the overall rate of cases (old or new) within a given period of time.
A. Incidence; distribution
B. Incidence; prevalence
C. Prevalence; incidence
D. Distribution; incidence
8. If epidemiological studies link depression with alcohol consumption, it can be concluded that:
A. Alcohol causes depression.
B. Depression causes alcoholism.
C. All of the above.
D. None of the above.
9. As r statistic of - .85 suggests that:
A. As one variable goes up, the other variable goes up.
B. The two variables are unrelated to each other.
C. On average, the first variable is .85 less than the second variable.
D. As one variable goes up, the other variable goes down.
10. ____ is a statistical method that utilizes many separate correlations in order to determine which variables change in concert and thus can be considered functionally related.
A. Longitudinal correlation.
B. Factor analysis.
C. Multiple baseline correlation.
D. Scatterplot analysis.
11. Researchers at a psychology clinic screen all new clients via phone interview, and over a few weeks a list of 40 new clients who meet criteria for depression. Twenty receive cognitive-behavioral treatment, and the other are told that they are on the waiting list. The independent variable in this study is ___ and the dependent variable is ___.
A. Depression level; treatment
B. Treatment; depression level
C. Time of interview; depression level
D. Tre
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