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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. Haley notes in Chapter 8 that people may or may not recognize that they need to be _______ their own children.
(a) Weaned off.
(b) Taught by.
(c) Assisted by.
(d) Left by.
2. Attendance at therapy permits Erickson to instruct the couple through an intervention how to enable them to do what?
(a) Make needed changes.
(b) Understand each other.
(c) Understand their past.
(d) Understand their feelings.
3. Perhaps one case from Chapter 6 did not want to be a mother but had no recourse other than to plead a kind of insanity so that the others would take control from her, or she possibly was mentally ill. What was she labeled with?
(b) Bipolar disorder.
(d) Borderline personality disorder.
4. 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) Post-partum depression.
(b) Bipolar disorder.
(c) Manic depression.
5. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. Solving problems associated with alcohol, prescription tranquilizer, and illegal drug use are all included in what chapter?
2. One case in Chapter 6 was about how the therapist helped a mother to re-establish her authority with her son. How old was the child?
3. The husband who threatens to kill his wife about the gender of their child is of what occupation?
4. Haley reports that power struggles about who is _____ in a marriage are quite normal during the early years.
5. 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' _______ .
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Haley say of children leaving the nest in Chapter 8?
2. How does Erickson feel regarding psychiatric medication?
3. How do Erickson's methods differ than those of the 19th century?
4. In the ending of the book, why does the Prussian man's wife contact Erickson?
5. Describe the case of the schizophrenic daughter Erickson treats for family issues in Chapter 8.
6. How does Erickson use not siding with one family member as a technique?
7. How does Haley describe Erickson asserting his masculinity as a doctor in Chapter 7?
8. Describe the outcome of the example from Chapter 6 in which a child has a sore which festered for 2 years.
9. One daughter seeks help from Erickson regarding overbearing parents in Chapter 8. Describe this example.
10. What does Haley write of dominance in marriage?
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