Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Quick CBT (Cognitive Therapy) Quiz: How much do you know about GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)?

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the most common problems you are likely to encounter as a Cognitive Therapist. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of it and how to treat it.
  1. Which of these is most characteristic of GAD.

  2. Not being able to stop or control worrying
    Poor appetite or overeating
    Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or sleeping too much.
    Feeling hopeless

  3. Who says that the tolerance of uncertainty is the most central feature of GAD?

  4. Beck

  5. The main idea behind the worry decision tree (Butler & Hope) is

  6. To calculate mathematical probabilities for all worries to think more rationally
    To take action when worries are concrete but not when they are hypothetical
    To treat all worries like leaves floating down a stream
    To do something active like climbing a tree instead of worrying

  7. Adrian Wells's metacognitive approach to GAD would include

  8. To use positive thinking instead of worry
    To become active instead of worrying
    To differentiate between concrete and hypothetical worries
    To treat all worries like leaves floating down a stream

  9. Which answer below best gives rationale for "worry time".

  10. To solve all their problems in the worry period
    So they can ban worrying straight away
    So they get the message that its OK to worry
    So they can become more aware of the worrying process

  11. Which statement about GAD is most accurate

  12. GAD is just general anxiety
    The main feature of GAD is worry
    GAD is a term for what's left when no other anxiety disorder is present
    CBT can't really help with GAD

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