A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 266 - 268 of 299

Question number: 266

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Define prompting (Marks 2)

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Prompting can be defined as follows

  • Prompts are used to increase the likelihood that a person will engage in the correct behavior at the correct time

  • They are used during discrimination training to help the person engage in the correct behavior in the presence of discriminative stimulus (SD)

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Question number: 267

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Describe the characteristics of Catatonia Associated with Another Mental Disorder (Catatonia Specified) (4 Marks)

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Stupor (No psychomotor activity), Cataplexy (Passive induction of posture held against gravity), Waxy flexibility (Slight, even resistance to positioning by examiner), Mutism (No or very little, verbal response, exclude if known aphasia), Negativism (Opposition or no response to instructions or external stimuli), Posturing (Spontaneous and active maintenance of a posture against gravity) - Any appropriate response

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Catatonia Associated with Another Mental Disorder

Question number: 268

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Define Dialectical behavioral therapy (Marks 4)

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Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) - Promising treatment for borderline personality disorder that involves exposing the client to stressors in a controlled situation, as well as helping the client regulate emotions and cope with stressors that might trigger suicidal behavior.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy