APA Online CE Quiz

No. 65

Title: Optimal Involvement of Antisocial Patients In The Planning of Their Treatment Route

1. According to the DSM-IV, antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is characterized by:
A) Social maladjustment.
B) Criminality and deceitfulness.
C) C. Reckless behavior and lack of remorse.
D) All of the above are true.

2. According to the author, treatment should only be offered to antisocial patients who:
A) Seriously want to change their behaviors/attitudes and realize that change is necessary.
B) Are insufficiently motivated to change their own behaviors.
C) Prove their good intentions by preparing intensely for their treatment.
D) Both A and C are true.

3. True or False: Only antisocial patients who show clear signs of shame or guilt with regard to their offenses and deviant behavior should be selected to participate in planning their own treatment routes.
A) True
B) False

4. Antisocial patients who are selected to participate in planning their treatment routes should:
A) Be well informed about the rules and code of conduct with regard to their planning of their treatment routes.
B) Understand the responsibilities of each person during all phases of the treatment program.
C) Be allowed to talk with other patients or past patients who have been successful in planning their own treatment routes.
D) Both A and B are true.
E) All of the above are true.

5. The participation of antisocial patients in planning their own treatment routes often:
A) Allows the most manipulative patients to take advantage of the system.
B) Decreases the ?burnout? of patients and staff.
C) Enables motivated patients to take control of their own lives.
D) Both B and C are true.
E) All of the above are true.

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