APA Online CE Quiz

No. 6

Title: Psychotherapy with the Religious Athletes

1. When conducting structured goal-setting and performance enhancement interventions, it is of minimal importance to understand the religious beliefs of the athlete.
A) True
B) False

2. Religion may provide answers to existential questions through passages in scripture that reflect compassion, personal dialogue with a Supreme Being, and/or emotional support associated with participation in religious activities.
A) True
B) False

3. Prayer may help athletes in coping with difficult circumstances by providing:
A) Validation
B) Hope
C) Comfort
D) All of the above

4. Some purposes for using religion in psychotherapy with religious athletes may be:
A) To provide a source of social support
B) To build a trusting and empathic therapeutic relationship.
C) To create meaningful prayers or self-statements that provide a sense of validation, hope and comfort.
D) All of the above.

5. Religious cognitions and self-statements may be used to tailor performance enhancement interventions (e.g., relaxation, self-dialogue) for religious athletes.
A) True
B) False

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