1 >>Alternative therapy modalities are used: ?
- (A) Infrequently, as they have no value to patients today
- (B) In combination with conventional therapies
- (C) In place of conventional therapies
- (D) Only when there is no hope for recovery
2 >>A treatment modality used with conventional medical therapies is: ?
- (A) A complementary approach
- (B) A model approach
- (C) A holistic approach
- (D) Non of the above
3 >>When traditional medicine is combined with less traditional methods, it is: ?
- (A) Integrative medicine
- (B) Exclusive medicine
- (C) Based on the physician’s opinions
- (D) Biofeedback
4 >>The mechanism that describes thought and expectation affecting health is: ?
- (A) A misconception that is dangerous to the patient
- (B) A misconception that is dangerous to the patient
- (C) An integrated therapy
- (D) The mind-body connection
5 >>Mrs. Lucas is telling you about her ideas for curing her depression by taking herbal medication. She is convinced that because St. John’s wort is a natural product, it is better for her than her prescription therapy. You should: ?
- (A) Quickly get the drug handbook and show her she is wrong.
- (B) Remain open and supportive.
- (C) Point out to her that herbal therapy is contraindicated.
- (D) Suggest some available brands for her to use.
6 >>Of the following, which are either complementary or alternative modalities? ?
- (A) ECT, Reiki, rolfing
- (B) Hypnotherapy, shiatsu, antianxiety medications
- (C) NLP, psychotherapy, SAM-e
- (D) Aromatherapy, biofeedback, massage
7 >>Mr. Douglas wants to know more about massage therapy. Which one of the following is not a massage modality? ?
- (A) Reiki
- (B) Trigger point
- (C) Rolfing
- (D) Swedish
8 >>Which of the following is false about trance? ?
- (A) It is an altered state of consciousness, just like sleep.
- (B) Humans move in and out of trance states during the day.
- (C) It is a state of relaxed awareness.
- (D) Trance is a common experience even
9 >>Which of the following statements indicates a visual channel preference for information? ?
- (A) “That really feels good! My gut feeling is that it will work!”
- (B) “It sounds good to me; this idea is worth paying attention to.”
- (C) “I can see the solution, and clearly it will work.”
- (D) “I smell a rat. I think the whole thing stinks.”
10 >>Which of the following should be avoided when communicating with a mentally ill patient? ?
- (A) Having an expectation that the patient will get better
- (B) Making the presupposition that the patient will not improve
- (C) Taking the time to convey respect for the patient
- (D) Demonstrating through your expression and posture that you are listening
11 >>Your significant other is a veteran of the war in Iraq. It is very difficult for him or her to drive through a parking ramp because “There are people hiding behind the pillars! They have guns! Be careful!” This person is most likely experiencing: ?
- (A) Auditory hallucinations
- (B) Flashbacks
- (C) Delusions of grandeur
- (D) Free-floating anxiety
12 >>Ms. T cannot leave her home without checking the coffee pot numerous times.This makes her late to many functions, and she misses engagements on occasion because of it. Ms. T probably is suffering from what kind of disorder? ?
- (A) Generalized anxiety disorder
- (B) Phobia
- (C) Post-traumatic stress disorder
- (D) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
13 >>Mr. L has a severe fear of needles. He is hospitalized on your medical unit. The lab technician enters to draw blood for the routine CBC, and Mr. L begins to cry out, “Get away from me! I can’t breathe! I’m having a heart attack!” Your first response to Mr. L would be: ?
- (A) “I’ll take your vital signs and call my supervisor.”
- (B) “Why do you think you’re having a heart attack, Mr. L?”
- (C) “Don’t worry. She’s done this many times before.”
- (D) “Mr. L, relax. Take a few deep breaths.I’ll stay with you.”
14 >>Which of the following is not an anxiety disorder? (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Panic disorder
- (B) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- (C) Multiple personality disorder
- (D) Agoraphobia
15 >>A patient with an obsessive-compulsive disorder is: ?
- (A) Suspicious and hostile
- (B) Flexible and adaptable to change
- (C) Extremely frightened of something
- (D) Rigid in thought and inflexible with routines and rituals
16 >>Which of the following is true regarding a phobic disorder? ?
- (A) It involves repetitive actions.
- (B) It involves a loss of identity.
- (C) It results in sociopathic behavior.
- (D) It is an irrational fear that is not changed by logic.
17 >>In obsessive-compulsive disorder, a compulsion is: ?
- (A) A repetitive thought
- (B) A repetitive action
- (C) A repetitive fear
- (D) A repetitive illusion
18 >>The medication(s) of choice for the treatment of OCD is (are): (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Paxil (paroxetine)
- (B) Prozac (fluoxetine)
- (C) Luvox (fluvoxamine)
- (D) Effexor (venlafaxine)
19 >>The three subcategories of phobia include all EXCEPT: ?
- (A) Agoraphobia
- (B) Social phobia
- (C) Acrophobia
- (D) Specific phobia
20 >>Ms. S is admitted to your medical unit with a diagnosis of dehydration and a history of depression. She tells you, “I just can’t eat. I’m not hungry.” Your best therapeutic response would be: ?
- (A) “You aren’t hungry?”
- (B) “If you can’t eat, what is that candy bar wrapper doing in your bed?”
- (C) “Why aren’t you hungry?”
- (D) “You really should try to eat some real food.”