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

2. In the case of the child with the sore, Erickson took personal responsibility to mimic addressing what that should have been covered by the parents?
(a) An educational concern.
(b) His sexuality.
(c) His fear of abandonment.
(d) His fears of neglect.

3. In the example of the woman in the car accident in Chapter 8, the therapist was not even able to apply _____ that would actually alleviate the young woman's chronic pain.
(a) Medication.
(b) Surgery.
(c) Hypnosis.
(d) Mental help.

4. In one example in Chapter 8, a girl's _______ needed improvement, and she needed to lose a lot of weight.
(a) Body image.
(b) Family life.
(c) Social life.
(d) Sense of style.

5. 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 schooling.
(b) Performing his son's domestic chores.
(c) His homework.
(d) His social arrangements.

6. When the post-partum mother does receive therapy, the reasons for why she is so upset about becoming a mother are discussed and where possible her _____.
(a) Fears are soothed.
(b) Husband is relieved.
(c) In-laws are involved.
(d) Child is cared for.

7. For some parents the transition from being a parent into _________ actually makes it easier for over involved parents to let go of their own offspring.
(a) Growing old.
(b) Being a grandparent.
(c) Empty nesters.
(d) None of the answers is correct..

8. 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.
(a) Sexual.
(b) Dominance.
(c) Extramarital.
(d) Psychological.

9. 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 bike.
(b) A kitten.
(c) A new bed.
(d) A puppy.

10. Erickson worked to encourage a girl in Chapter 8 to voice her criticisms of her mother and re-work her perception of her father's behaviors, which included some incorrect perceptions regarding the parents' _______ .
(a) Sexual difficulties.
(b) Overbearing-ness.
(c) Hospitalization.
(d) Dominance.

11. For people who have a healthy and integrated sense of every stage of life, are surrounded by friends, and well enough ____, the final phase of life can be quite pleasurable and go on for decades.
(a) Supported.
(b) Acclimated.
(c) Funded.
(d) Adjusted.

12. In one case in Chapter 7, Erickson deals with a woman who feels what sensation in the bedroom?
(a) Weeping.
(b) Tingling.
(c) Choking.
(d) Desperate.

13. In the case where the husband has threatened to kill his wife unless she gives birth to a child of the gender he wants, Erickson recommends the couple do what?
(a) Don't have children.
(b) Divorce.
(c) Get an ultrasound.
(d) See a geneticist.

14. Who is the patient Mesmer took in Chapter 8?
(a) Miss Duonet.
(b) Miss Sarah.
(c) Miss Paradis.
(d) Miss Chatworth.

15. One extreme example of dependency in Chapter 8 is when a young woman goes off to college and her parents build an addition to the house so she can live there while she is an adult, including when?
(a) After they've died.
(b) After she's disowned them.
(c) After college.
(d) After marriage.

Short Answer Questions

1. Erickson restricts himself to the truth, which Haley points out as a means that distinguishes him from those seeking to be _____ rather than those who are forthright and have an interest in the welfare of the client.

2. What is the name of the man whom Erickson treats in Chapter 8 who had lost 80 lbs. in 6 months?

3. There are numerous cases referred to in Chapter 6. One is about a sore that festered for how long?

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

5. Chapter 7 includes examples of when one partner's ______ behavior has disturbed the sexual life of the couple.

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