Uncommon Therapy: The Psychiatric Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After Harold has acquired better habits of dress, he begins to spontaneously seek ______ and to get it.
(a) Girlfriends.
(b) Better work.
(c) Education.
(d) Boyfriends.

2. Haley states in Chapter 2 that a pattern involving a built-in need for making changes and adjustments is part of what?
(a) The phase of adolescence.
(b) The phase of bearing children.
(c) The phase of old age.
(d) The phase of marriage.

3. The presence of a child or children creates a variant of the _____, which only grows in complexity with the advent of additional children.
(a) "Family circle".
(b) "Love triangle".
(c) "Bridge of Connection".
(d) "Building blocks".

4. In one example in Chapter 3, a client's intense fear is eventually overcome by Erickson's encouragement and relating to the patient's _____.
(a) Fears.
(b) Anxiety.
(c) Strengths.
(d) Weaknesses.

5. Which heading in Chapter 1 has the most hypnotic focus?
(a) "Emphasizing the Positive".
(b) "Encouraging Resistance".
(c) "Seeding Ideas".
(d) "Avoiding Self-Exploration".

6. During the 1950s, there was still debate about what in psychotherapy?
(a) How to facilitate desirable change in patients.
(b) How to approach brain chemistry changes.
(c) How to administer medications.
(d) How to deal with schizophrenia.

7. Under which heading of Chapter 1 is it stated that Erickson emphasized both the autonomy and togetherness of family members?
(a) "Awakening and Disengagement".
(b) "Emphasizing the Positive".
(c) "Avoiding Self-Exploration".
(d) "Encouraging Resistance".

8. Addressing their fears and insecurities while helping them to make some needed _______ are all part of the therapy for those who want this.
(a) Evolutions.
(b) Transformations.
(c) Regressions.
(d) Admissions.

9. Erickson was able to encourage an "Asthmatic Mama's boy" out of the role of sickly and meek and out into the realm of what?
(a) Opening a small business.
(b) Working in law.
(c) Working in construction.
(d) Working in banking.

10. Erickson addresses Harold's anxieties and hatred about women in a simple way. He ______ a relationship with a woman who teaches him.
(a) Initiates.
(b) Asks about.
(c) Follows.
(d) None of the answers is correct.

11. The author does not mention the issue of whether to ______ when he mentions the matter of marriage.
(a) Live separately.
(b) Accept homosexuality.
(c) Divorce.
(d) Parent.

12. In a nonviolent case, Erickson often encourages _____ within a couple.
(a) None of the answers is correct.
(b) Spying.
(c) Dissent.
(d) Letter-writing.

13. Which heading in Chapter 1 is shown to help work out residual resistance to desirable changes?
(a) "Encouraging Resistance".
(b) "Emphasizing the Positive".
(c) "Avoiding Self-Exploration".
(d) "Encouraging a Relapse".

14. Erickson typically conducts therapy with the goal of keeping a couple together except for two types of case: one, if the couple feels the marriage was a mistake, and second, in the event that the marriage does what?
(a) Makes either of the members unhappy.
(b) Leads to intense sexual insecurities.
(c) Puts either or both members of it into danger.
(d) Leads to problems with children.

15. If a couple is able to remain civil and reasonably safe and sane in their fighting, Erickson ______.
(a) Encourages it outside the office.
(b) Disapproves regardless.
(c) Asks one member to leave.
(d) Strongly approves of it,

Short Answer Questions

1. Erickson's use of intentional forms of amnesia as part of the trance is done in order to _________ and to empower individuals to make certain changes.

2. The therapist deals with each part of the couple _______, as a general rule.

3. Which technique is rooted in two ideas: that at least many unconscious motives are beneficial and that positive reinforcement is most effective in influencing behavior?

4. Haley explains that there are times when _____ rather than the family of origin are the real source of the problem.

5. The first heading of Chapter 1 is titled _____________; wherein, the individual in therapy is re-educated to view resistance as a form of cooperation in its own right.

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