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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Erickson relieves a severely injured old man of pain but further enables him to recover greatly from what in Chapter 9?
(a) A stroke.
(b) Polio.
(c) A heart attack.
(d) A seizure.

2. Once Erickson helped the family of the boy with the sore, it cured the boy of his festering sore and the _______ behavior that had accompanied it.
(a) Emotional.
(b) Destructive.
(c) Demonstrative.
(d) Quasi-compulsive.

3. Chapter 7 deals with issues of what?
(a) Old age and dying.
(b) Marriage and family dilemmas
(c) Childbirth.
(d) Friendships.

4. What did Erickson accuse the man with the headache of harboring in the end of Chapter 7?
(a) A childish thought.
(b) A childhood resentment.
(c) A 10-year-old's headache.
(d) A 7-year-old's headache.

5. Erickson feels that when the circumstances of a patient need to be changed, it is wrong to prevent healthy growth by substituting ______ for good therapy.
(a) Friendly advice.
(b) Self-help books.
(c) Family treatment.
(d) Sedatives.

6. In order to heal the sore on a child's body in the example in Chapter 6, it was necessary for the boy's father to take over what?
(a) His homework.
(b) His social arrangements.
(c) Performing his son's domestic chores.
(d) His schooling.

7. Erickson in the 20th century insists on addressing the _______ and asserts the right to include other individuals who are part of the trouble.
(a) Childhood difficulties.
(b) History of the patient.
(c) Actual problem.
(d) Patient's dream life.

8. The parents in Chapter 8 who had dependency issues revisited the therapist when their daughter became ______. They weren't sure how often they should visit.
(a) Paraplegic.
(b) Estranged.
(c) A doctor.
(d) A mother.

9. Erickson would use his position to effect a beneficial ______ that leaves the couple reoriented into their new and improved dynamic and empowers them to go back to leaving out the therapist.
(a) Contraception.
(b) Contact.
(c) Association.
(d) Intervention.

10. Erickson allowed previous patients to visit him of their own accord, on a _____ level.
(a) Follow-up.
(b) Social.
(c) Prescribed.
(d) Medical.

11. Haley cites one of Erickson's cases in Chapter 6 where the mother who sought treatment was ultimately what?
(a) Faced with adoption.
(b) Divorced.
(c) Imprisoned.
(d) Left out.

12. Haley reports that power struggles about who is _____ in a marriage are quite normal during the early years.
(a) Anxious.
(b) Submissive.
(c) Dominant.
(d) Unhappy.

13. Haley states in Chapter 8 that great dramas are enacted when the dynamic between the parents has grown ______ in any way on their relationships with the offspring.
(a) Despairing.
(b) Detached.
(c) Dependent.
(d) Despondent.

14. In Erickson's case in Chapter 6 which involved the boy's bed-wetting problem, Erickson suggested that if he didn't wet the bed for a month his parents were obligated to get him what?
(a) A puppy.
(b) A new bed.
(c) A bike.
(d) A kitten.

15. Erickson claims that when a husband and wife where _____ of each other, it was best to see them together.
(a) Neglectful.
(b) Suspicious.
(c) Loving.
(d) Insecure.

Short Answer Questions

1. The elderly man in Chapter 9 is first roused from nearly a full year in bed by being _______ by his therapist.

2. The 19th-century method was to treat a patient in what way?

3. In one example in Chapter 8, Erickson had to work with the parents on their dynamic, including extreme ______ tensions, while at the same time serving as the daughter's therapist.

4. The therapists of the 19th-century noticed that there was something deeper going on; here Mesmer and ____ are used as examples

5. Erickson cites examples of a couple that ceased to have an alcohol problem when they did what on weekends?

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