Updated: 11/16/2019

Psychotherapy

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Overview
  • Problems in psychotherapy
    • transference  
      • patient projects feelings about important person onto physician
      • e.g. psychiatrist = parent
    • countertransference  
      • physician projects feelings about important person onto patient
  • Techniques of psychotherapy
    • facilitation
    • reflection
    • support
    • empathy
    • silence
    • confrontation
    • direct questioning
    • indirect questioning
 

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(M1.PY.15.112403) A 14-year-old female presents to her psychiatrist in hopes that she can find help in dealing with the sexual abuse that occurred in her childhood. While retelling her story of the numerous encounters the patient had with her abuser, the psychiatrist begins to feel protective and parental towards the client, wishing that he could have somehow helped the young girl. Which of the following best describes the feelings that the psychiatrist has for the patient? Tested Concept

QID: 107063
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Transference

2%

(1/43)

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Countertransference

81%

(35/43)

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Identification

7%

(3/43)

4

Sublimation

0%

(0/43)

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Projection

2%

(1/43)

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(M1.PY.15.112402) While attending a holiday party, a 35-year-old widow noticed a male who physically resembled her deceased husband. She introduced herself and began a conversation with the male while making sure not to make mention of the resemblance. After the conversation, she felt feelings of affection and warmth to the male similar to how her husband made her feel. Which of the following best explains the widow's feelings towards the male? Tested Concept

QID: 107062
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Transference

48%

(12/25)

2

Countertransference

0%

(0/25)

3

Sublimation

4%

(1/25)

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Projection

16%

(4/25)

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Identification

16%

(4/25)

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(M1.PY.13.22) During a psychotherapy session, a psychiatrist notes transference. Which of the following is an example of this phenomenon? Tested Concept

QID: 100022
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The patient feels powerless to change and blames his problems on the situation into which he was born

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The patient feels that her father is too controling and interferes with all aspect of her life

6%

(1/17)

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The patient is annoyed by the doctor because he feels the doctor is lecturing like his mother used to do

76%

(13/17)

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The doctor has feelings of sexual attraction towards the patient

0%

(0/17)

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The doctor feels that the patient's unwillingness to change is frustrating as it is similar to the feelings the doctor has towards his/her child with behavior problems

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(2/17)

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