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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Freud include about one's sexual preference?
(a) How to decipher one's sexual desire.
(b) The meaning of one's adolescent love is a forerunner of their future sexual preference.
(c) How to prevent pregnancy.
(d) How to prevent inversion.

2. What is Dora in the chapter "Dreams"?
(a) The reasoning behind hysterics.
(b) A theory created by Freud.
(c) Fragment of and Analysis of a Case of Hysteria.
(d) The title of this section of the book.

3. How does the therapist of the nicknamed patient term his descriptions of childhood experiences?
(a) Hateful.
(b) Apathetic.
(c) Obsessive in quantity.
(d) Obsessive in quality.

4. What does Freud not address concerning heredity and sexuality in "The Theory of Sexuality"?
(a) That heterosexuality is innate.
(b) The theory that some are born homosexual as the same built-in heterosexual.
(c) That homosexuality is hereditary.
(d) That homosexuals choose to be so.

5. What are two symptoms of periodic depression mentioned in "Theory of Sexuality"?
(a) Frustration.
(b) Mood swings.
(c) Anger.
(d) Social withdrawal and irritability.

6. According to the editor, from what does the current American society suffer?
(a) Lack of perception into what they feel.
(b) Anxiety related to recognizing and treating neuroses and hysteria.
(c) Obesity.
(d) Homosexuality.

7. What symptoms does Freud's patient have after the experience in "Dreams"?
(a) Migraines and problems with amnesia.
(b) A stomach ache.
(c) Irritable Bowl Syndrome.
(d) Red bumps.

8. What does Freud mention happens when a person endeavors to practice psychoanalysis, but has little experience?
(a) Misinterpreting someone's grievances.
(b) Hallucinations.
(c) Misdiagnosis.
(d) Errors made.

9. What does Freud refer to as an 'incurable ailment'?
(a) Doomed illness.
(b) A side note.
(c) Dora.
(d) A side issue.

10. What does Freud find causes symptoms of mental illness to subside?
(a) Letting the patient hit something.
(b) Listening attentively and compassionately.
(c) Allowing the patient and doctor to have a casual relationship.
(d) Telling the patient how to fix their problem.

11. What term is also defined by one or more symptoms in "The Theory of Sexuality"?
(a) Hysteria.
(b) Neuroses.
(c) Psychoanalysis.
(d) Psychology.

12. According to Freud, what does he suggest the heterosexual norm of parents typically lead to?
(a) Specific dynamic for their sexual drive to be manifested.
(b) For their children to gravitate towards people with same number in their families.
(c) Their children to be heterosexual.
(d) Specific dynamics towards opposite sex children than those for the same sex children of the same parents.

13. Who is the first official patient of psychotherapy?
(a) Anna O.
(b) Dora.
(c) John Kerry.
(d) Charcot.

14. What is the patient nicknamed in "Obsessional Neuroses"?
(a) Man King.
(b) Mouse trap.
(c) Rat King.
(d) Rat Man.

15. According to Freud, how does he term the patient's experience with the grown man?
(a) A sexual trauma.
(b) Psychoanalysis.
(c) A hysterical experience.
(d) A moment of anxiety.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Freud comment on at the end of "The Final Paper"?

2. Who did the translations of Freud's work from German to English?

3. What two feelings does Freud mention helps the therapy process?

4. Which is not a section to the introductory material?

5. How does Freud view the woman's complaint about her therapist's advice?

(see the answer keys)

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