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1

Yalom describes the first few months of group therapy as involving ____ processes.

3.

2

The First Stage is characterized by Orientation, __________ Participation, Search for ____________, and Dependency.

* Hesitant
* Meaning

3

The Second Stage is characterized by Conflict, ___________, and Rebellion.

Dominance.

4

The Third Stage is characterized by the Development of _______________.

Cohesiveness.

5

In Stage ___, each member attempts to establish his preferred amount of initiative and power. Gradually a control ______, or social pecking order, emerges. Advice giving is replaced by criticism, judgmental statements, and other negative comments.

* 2
* Hierarchy

6

In Stage ___, group therapy is characterized by attempts to determine the group's structure and meaning, a restricted and rational communication style, search for similarities among members, and advice seeking/giving. Group members typically talk to the _______ rather than _________.

* 1
* Therapist
* Each other

7

In Stage ____, unity, intimacy, and closeness become the chief concerns, trust and self-disclosure _______, attendance improves, and members show concern when other members are absent.

* 3
* Increase

8

Yalom identifies curative factors of group therapy as including: instillation of ______, universality, altruism, interpersonal ________, self-_________ and insight, existential learning, catharsis, group __________, family re-enactment, guidance, and identification. These latter three are typically rated as least important by group members.

* Hope
* Learning
* Understanding
* Cohesiveness

9

Therapist Role 1: In creation and __________ of the group, the therapist initially ____________ the group and works to minimize forces that threaten its _____________.

* Maintenance
* Organizes
* Cohesiveness

10

Therapist Role 2: In ______________, the therapist creates a dynamic conducive to effective group interaction. In doing this, the therapist adopts both the role of the technical expert and the ____________.

* Culture building
* Participant/model

11

Therapist Role 3: In ___________ and _________ of the Here and Now, the therapist focuses the group's attention on the present and helps them understand processes occurring in the present.

* Activation
* Illumination

12

Yalom ______ consider concurrent group and individual therapy necessary and beneficial, except in certain circumstances.

Did not.

13

Research shows that ____ to ___% of group members drop out in the first 12-20 sessions.

* 10
* 35

14

______________ of potential group members can reduce premature termination and enhance therapy outcomes.

Prescreening.

15

Post-selection _____________ can clarify misconceptions and unrealistic expectations of group members.

Preparation.

16

The following are considered characteristics of a of a good candidate for group therapy: primary problems are related to ___________ issues, _________ to change, a ________ view of group therapy, psychological and verbal __________, preference to get involved in therapy _________, and finds peer support and feedback ________.

* Interpersonal
* Motivation
* Positive
* Sophistication
* Slowly
* Beneficial

17

Severe depression, withdrawal, paranoia, acute psychosis, brain damage, and sociopathy are considered ___________ to group therapy.

Contraindications.

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