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Acigarette smoker says that she has decided to quit smoking in the next 3 to 4 weeks. According to the transtheoretical model of behavior change this person is in which of the following stages:
a)preparation
b)contemplation
c)precontemplation
d)action
a)Preparation
Klinefelter's syndrome is a genetic disorder that:
a)affects males and is caused by the presence of an extra X chromosome
b)affects males and is caused by the presence of an extra Y chromosome
c)affects femailes and is caused by the presence of an extra X chromosome
d)affects females and is caused by the presence of an extra Y chromosome
a)affects males and is caused by the presence of an extra X chromosome
Coping strategies are an important contributor to adaptatioin to chronic pain and research on coping strategies suggests that
a)active and passive coping strategies are equally effective for improving the physical and psychological functioning
b)active coping strategies are more effective than passive strategies for improving the physical and psychological functioning
c)passive coping strategies are more effective than active strategies for improving the physical and psychological functioning
d)active coping strategies are more effective for improving the physical functioning of those with chronic pain while passive coping strategies are more effective for improving their psychological functioning
b) active coping strategies are more effective than passive strategies for improving the physical and psychological functioning of those with chronic pain
In females with _____, part or all of one X chromosome is missing:
a)Mullerian syndrome
b)Fragile X syndrome
c)Cushing Syndrome
d)Turner syndrome
d) Turner Syndrome
Herzberg's two-factor theory predicts that, if a worker's job is redesigned so that she has less autonomy and responsibility but is also given a raise in salary, the worker will be:
a) dissatisfied
b)neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
c)satisfied
d)both satisfied and dissatisfied
b)neither satisfies nor dissatisfied
Dr M. compares the effectiveness of 3 different treatments for generalized anxiety Dis. by randomally assigning individuals who have recieved this diagnosis to one of the three treatments and then measuring their symptoms before treatment and one week , one month and six months following treatment. The research design used by Dr M. is an example of which of the following
a)between groups
b)with subjects
c)mixed
d)counterbalanced
C) mixed
To assess the relaibility of a characterisitic that fluctuates in severety or intensity over time, you would be best advised to use which of the following:
a) coefficient of equivalence
b) coefficient of stability
c) coefficient of determination
d) coefficient of internal consistency
d) coefficient of internal consistency
George Kelly is associated with:
a) Reality Therapy
b) Personal Construct Therapy
c) Existential Therapy
d) Solution Focused Therapy
b) Personal construct therapy ( also known as constructive alternativism)
A needs assessment ordinarily consists of three components These are:
a) evaluative, fomative, and summative analysis
b)job, person, and organizational analysis
c)unfreezing, changing and refreezing
d)knowledge, skills and abilities
b) job, person and organizational analysis
When using the survey feedback method in an organization the purpose of the feedback is to:
a)inform individual employees about their individual strengths and weakness
b) inform employees about their progress toward meeting organizational goals
c) provide employees with information about the organizations strengths and weaknessess
d) provide managers with information about employees strengths and weaknesses
c) provide employees w/ information about the organizations strengths and weaknesses
____ used chimpanzees as his research subjects in studies designed to investigate the role of cognition in learning
a) Tolman
b) Ebbinghaus
c) Thorndike
d) Kohler
d) Kohler
To evaluate the effects od behavioral intervention for reducing self injurious behaviors od a 5 year old boy with Autism in different settings you would use which of the following single subjecxt designs
a) ABA
b) withdrawal
c) multiple basseline
d) changing criterion
c) multiple baseline
The technique known as "cluster analysis" is useful for:
a) classifying objects or items into homogeneous categories
b) comparing theories about the casual relationships between variables
c) determining what weights to a assign to different predictors
d) choosing groups of participants rather than individual participants
a) classifying objects or items into homogeneous catagories
When item repsonse theory has been used as the basis for test construction, an examinees's score on the test provides information about his
a) future status on an external criterion
b) status on a latent trait or ability
c) performance relative to other examinees
d)performance relative to performance on related measures
b) status on a latent trait or ability
The final conclusions od the APA Working Group on Investigation of Memories of Childhood Abuse (2000) recommends that, when a therapy client seeks hypnosis as a means of retrieving forgotten memories of childhood abuse the therapist should:
a) provide such services only if he has adewuate training ang experience
b)provide such services only if he has adequate training and experienc and seeks supervision in order to ensure objectivity
c) advise the client of the potential risks of hypnosis in this context before using it
d) advise the client that hypnosis is not an appropriate procedure for retrieving forgotten memories
a)
d) advise the client that hypnosis is not an appropriate procedure for retrievign forgotten memories