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 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) Detached.
(b) Despondent.
(c) Despairing.
(d) Dependent.

2. Haley touches on what has come to be referred to as ______ or maternal psychosis. In the most extreme cases, the mother might be hospitalized.
(a) Schizophrenia.
(b) Manic depression.
(c) Bipolar disorder.
(d) Post-partum depression.

3. 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) None of the answers is correct..
(c) Being a grandparent.
(d) Empty nesters.

4. 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) Mental help.
(d) Hypnosis.

5. Erickson believes that normally, the problem extends beyond the substance abuser and what is needed is actually a change of what?
(a) Circumstances.
(b) Habituated behavior.
(c) Friends.
(d) Surroundings.

6. Haley begins Chapter 8 by explaining that the way therapy is conducted has progressed in a leap and that ____ signifies the change from recognizing that problems within a family are just that.
(a) Jung.
(b) Freud.
(c) Mesmer.
(d) Erickson.

7. Solving problems associated with alcohol, prescription tranquilizer, and illegal drug use are all included in what chapter?
(a) Chapter 2.
(b) Chapter 7.
(c) Chapter 9.
(d) Chapter 6.

8. 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) Actual problem.
(c) History of the patient.
(d) Patient's dream life.

9. One example in Chapter 8 is a case where a teenager is _______ because she relates the fact that her mother has been having an affair with a local wealthy man.
(a) Institutionalized.
(b) Sent to boarding school.
(c) Sent to live with her grandparents.
(d) Heartbroken.

10. Where was the man from whom Erickson helped to walk in Chapter 9?
(a) Prussia.
(b) India.
(c) Russia.
(d) France.

11. The first example Haley gives in Chapter 9 involves a man with an intense fear of what?
(a) Friendship.
(b) Heights.
(c) Elevators.
(d) Women.

12. The purpose of the therapeutic interventions in Chapter 7 are to provide some _______ regarding the entire situation.
(a) Scientific perspective.
(b) Third-party objectivity.
(c) Rational thought.
(d) Basic laws.

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

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

15. Erickson notes in Chapter 8 that when you start defending "my rights," you become a what?
(a) Friend.
(b) Confidant.
(c) Ally.
(d) Patient.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Erickson accuse the man with the headache of harboring in the end of Chapter 7?

2. Erickson accepted a client, a young woman who was living with her parents at an age when many other people's children had left home. She had been in a car accident and after recovering had undergone months of what?

3. The case study in Chapter 8 of the girl with body issues concludes showing this young woman succeeds in marrying but not without a conflict about whether to do what regarding her mother?

4. Erickson gently refuses to help the man who had the stroke again in Chapter 9, claiming that even though it worked before, her husband is probably _____for his therapy to be effective.

5. The book ends with the wife of the man who had a stroke contacting Erickson after how long, with a request for a new set of therapeutic treatments?

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