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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Under which heading does Haley write that the marriage ceremony is actually very important to more than just those who are marrying?
(a) "The Secular Family".
(b) "The Marriage of Family".
(c) "The Growing of Family".
(d) "Marriage and Its Consequences".

2. Voluntary and involuntary behavior is discussed to show how therapeutic techniques transform an individual into being able to perform certain ______.
(a) Cognitive recognitions.
(b) Restrictive behaviors.
(c) Trance stages.
(d) New behaviors.

3. Erickson's method is in contrast to other forms of talk therapy where there is a greater emphasis on __________, and the relationship tends to involve weekly meetings for years on end.
(a) Understanding the client
(b) Understanding the anxieties of the client.
(c) Evaluating the client's emotions.
(d) Evaluating the client's history.

4. Erickson writes of withholding and sharing information and of how he succeeds in curing a young woman of pain she experiences during ______.
(a) Childbirth.
(b) Intercourse.
(c) Marriage.
(d) Menstruation.

5. Therapy is meant to facilitate the transition of a person from the situation of being a child into being what?
(a) An independent adult.
(b) None of the answers is correct.
(c) A codependent adult.
(d) A functioning adult.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 2, the author notes that among humans, the mating style appears to vary _____.

2. In which situation is it said that new way of finding their equilibrium as a couple is needed?

3. Under which heading of Chapter 1 is it stated that Erickson emphasized both the autonomy and togetherness of family members?

4. Haley explains that in the most severe cases, Erickson would consider long-term therapy; otherwise, his relationship with clients lasted how long?

5. In a nonviolent case, Erickson often encourages _____ within a couple.

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss Erickson's methods of frustration, space, and emphasizing the positive.

2. How did Erickson use positive reinforcement in the asthmatic patient example from Chapter 3?

3. What are the first two descriptions of Erickson's techniques in Chapter 1?

4. How does Erickson approach conducting sessions with couples?

5. How and with whom does Harold end up beginning a relationship with in Chapter 4?

6. What is Haley's assertion of changes occurring in "Childbirth and Dealing with the Young"?

7. Describe the first life phase discussed in Chapter 2.

8. Describe Erickson's use of metaphor and relapse.

9. In what way does Erickson's therapy method sometimes step outside of the office?

10. What are some of the prominent issues in marriages as Haley suggests in Chapter 5?

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