APA Online CE Quiz

No. 11

Title: Psychological Issues in the Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain

1. Which of the following is an objective of the psychological evaluation of the patient with chronic pain?
A) To evaluate the patient?s premorbid psychological state.
B) To formulate a DSM-IV diagnosis.
C) To evaluate the likelihood of the development of a chronic pain-related disability.
D) All of the above.
E) None of the above.

2. Which of the following assessment tool is not commonly used in a standard pain evaluation protocol?
A) Projective drawing tests
B) MMPI
C) BDI
D) All of the above
E) None of the above

3. Commonly used psychological approaches in treating the patient with chronic pain include:
A) Guided imagery
B) Progressive muscular relaxation
C) Biofeedback
D) All of the above
E) None of the above

4. In cognitive restructuring, patients with chronic pain are taught to:
A) Distract themselves
B) Identify maladaptive thoughts
C) Relax
D) All of the above
E) None of the above

5. The initial step in the cognitive-behavioral approach to chronic pain is:
A) Relaxation training
B) Cognitive restructuring
C) Education
D) Hypnosis
E) None of the above

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