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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PT - 3 Hour

You will need to answer 11 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which of the following is NOT one of the four symptom clusters included n the diagnostic criteria (DSM-V) for PTSD? (p.6)
(A) Intrusion
(B) Systemic physiologic response
(C) Negative alteration in cognition and mood
(D) Alterations in arousal and reactivity
(2) Individuals with dissociative subtype of PTSD often experience _______. (p.6)
(A) depersonalization and derealization
(B) psychosis
(C) body dysmorphia
(D) decreased suicidality
(3) Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a mental disorder that can occur in the first month following a trauma. (p.9)
(A) True
(B) False
(4) Which of the following is a risk factor for PTSD? (p.10-11)
(A) Young age at the time of trauma
(B) Family history of psychiatric disorders
(C) Lack of positive social support
(D) All of the above
(5) It is estimated that _______ of the population experiences PTSD in their lifetime. (p.13)
(A) 2%
(B) 8%
(C) 13%
(D) 17%
(6) A clinician who suspects that their patient may have PTSD should screen the patient using the _______. (p.14)
(A) Primary Care - PTSD Screen
(B) Life Events Checklist
(C) Potential Stressful Events Interview
(D) Trauma History Screen
(7) A screen indicates the patient may have PTSD symptoms and they are reluctant to participate in mental health treatment. Which of the following is NOT one of the recommended clinician actions? (p.17)
(A) Suggest an evaluation rather than a treatment.
(B) Explain the need for treatment.
(C) Notify the local authorities about the patient's refusal to seek help.
(D) Give information about different ways the patient can seek assistance.
(8) A positive correlation exists between PTSD and negative effects on health. (p.22)
(A) True
(B) False
(9) The prevalence of PTSD is substantially elevated in individuals with chronic pain. (p.23)
(A) True
(B) False
(10) People with PTSD are at high risk for suicidal ideation. (p.24)
(A) True
(B) False
(11) Which of the following is NOT a recognized psychotherapy for PTSD. (p.26-28)
(A) Prolonged Exposure Therapy
(B) Regimented Behavioral Regression
(C) Stress Inoculation Training
(D) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
(12) _______ is defined as involving attention to, and awareness of, the present moment. (p.29)
(A) Engagement
(B) Mindfulness
(C) Rumination
(D) Musing
(13) Which of the following is an FDA approved SSRI medication for the treatment of PTSD? (p.32)
(A) Paxil
(B) Effexor
(C) Klonopin
(D) Xanax
(14) Why is the PTSD criteria for pre-school children different than the adult criteria? (p.35)
(A) Young children are more sensitive to lower levels of trauma.
(B) Adults exhibit a different physiological response to trauma than children.
(C) Young children have immature abstract cognition and verbal expression abilities.
(D) None of the above.
(15) It is common for family members to respond to individuals with PTSD by expressing _______. (p.35-39)
(A) Sympathy
(B) Avoidance
(C) Anger
(D) All of the above
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