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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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' _______ .
2. Chapter 9 deals with what aspect of life?
3. Erickson's use of hypnosis is shown through these case studies to be ______.
4. 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?
5. 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?
Short Essay Questions
1. With the daughter who is in the accident and whose parents are obsessive, what does Erickson discover?
2. How does Haley describe Erickson asserting his masculinity as a doctor in Chapter 7?
3. What does Haley write regarding post-partum depression in Chapter 6?
4. What is one of the more controversial aspects of Erickson's hypnosis?
5. What does Erickson state regarding seeing only one spouse in a marriage?
6. How does Erickson work to help an elderly man walk in Chapter 9?
7. What is the standard method Erickson has for accepting clients?
8. Describe Haley's point of view in writing this book.
9. Describe the outcome of the example from Chapter 6 in which a child has a sore which festered for 2 years.
10. What is stated regarding substance abuse in Chapter 7?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is affected by the phase, "marriage and its consequences"? Why does this phase affect others than the couple in focus? Give examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
How does Haley describe the roots of schizophrenia in the book? How might these be tied to the family? Does modern science support this?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Erickson use the technique of avoiding self-exploration? In what way does this make his methods unique to other talk-therapists?
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