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SI - Treating Men in Search of Intimacy and Connection Post Test

Psychologist, Ohio MFT and Counselor Post Test:
Only Psychologists, Ohio MFT's and Ohio Counselors taking this course for credit need to complete these additional questions below to be in compliance with their Boards. requirements. If you are not a psychologist, Ohio MFT or Ohio Counselor please return to the original Answer Booklet. You do not need to complete the additional questions below.

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1.1 Why do men also feel emotionally deprived and also suffer?
1.2 Since men aren’t defined primarily through their personal relationships, what do people tend to overlook about them?
2.1 What are three questions a client may ask oneself to see whether or not the truth is appropriate in a situation?
3.1 As a consequence of living out the male role which in itself inhibits feeling, what do men tend to be incapable of?
4.1 What are the four principles for identifying hidden knowledge intended for?
5.1 How may utilizing the stretching technique help clients?
5.2 As your client stretches against his resistance, what may happen to his partner?
6.1 In the first stage of progression through abandonment, what may a client act out of?
6.2 In the second stage of progression through abandonment, what may a client act out of?
7.1 What are two fundamental patterns regarding male intimacy?
7.2 What conclusion might be made out of the two fundamental patterns regarding male intimacy?
7.3 What can be an eye opening question which is indicative of intimacy as a stressor, when considered thoughtfully?
8.1 Clients must remember that caring behaviors are what?
8.2 When should a client do caring behaviors for their partners?
9.1 What is an effective way to erase the pains of childhood?
9.2 What is the ‘original dilemma’?
10.1 What are three productive benefits from using intimacy to foster intimacy?
11.1 What is the 'Friendship Talks' technique for?
12.1 What are four ways discipline may help shape a client’s marriage into a meaningful and intimate relationship?
12.2 What technique involves couples to hold each other before they sleep every night and think of what each other had done or said, to show love throughout the course of that day?
13.1 What is the issue in 'Factual Conflict Resolution'?
14.1 Under ‘Are You Underestimating Others?’, when you tell people the truth, what are you showing them?

A. The complexity of feeling and hence the potential for tragedy inherent in a man’s relationship with the women and children in his life
B. Because of the emotional aridity of their relationships
C. Making a deep connection
D. (1) Does the person need to know the truth? (2) Am I giving them a fair representation of the whole truth? (3) Can I tell the truth in a kind way?
E. Clients can take the knowledge gleaned from mutual criticisms and convert it into an effec­tive, growth-producing process
F. To help male clients find his partner as a source of knowledge instead of seeing his partner’s differing views as a source of conflict
G. Unconscious fear
H. His partner may also be healed and he may become a more whole and intimate individual
I. Every man needs intimacy, but the degree to which intimacy is needed is rarely met, and stress is conflict and a realistic demand to pay attention and make changes.
J. Out of the conscious fear of commitment
K. 'On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 meaning least fulfillment and 10 meaning greatest fulfillment, how do you rate your satisfaction of the intimacy in your primary relationship in terms of life fulfillment?'
L. That the need for intimacy creates a primary stress in life
M. Do them regardless of how you feel about your partner, and regardless of the number of caring behaviors your partner gives you
N. Gifts, not obligations
O. How can a client’s partners heal if they have some of the same neg­ative traits as the client’s caretakers?
P. Hugging
Q. A good way to practice listening and sharing as friends, and you can learn something new about each other, too
R. The partner who requested the behavior change was able to resolve some childhood needs, the partner who made the changes recovered aspects of the lost self, and the partner who made the changes satisfied repressed needs that were identical to the partner
S. The Poem of the Marriage Bed technique
T. 1) Sufficient discipline helps you make commitments even though you have no guarantee of the relationship’s success. 2) Discipline will allow you to reorganize your time so its use appropriately reflects your priorities. 3) Sufficient discipline can help you reserve an appropriate amount of energy to nurture and enjoy your marriage 4) Discipline can help you rearrange the ways in which you make, spend, and save your money.
U. That you believe they are capable of dealing with current reality as it is
V. Simply to answer the question

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15.1 What is emotional intimacy?
16.1 What do Gender Role theories recognize?
17.1 According to Barbor, what are common conflicting views and beliefs of people about relationships?
18.1 What is the difference between a sense of connectedness for men and women?
19.1 According to Blenker, what is ‘filial maturity’?
20.1 How do Dyke and Adams explain the gender differences in intimacy development?
21.1 According to Clark and Ayers, what are three ideas intimacy indicates for females?
22.1 How did Hartup conclude intimacy?
23.1 Schaefer and Olson described intimacy as a process of sharing intimate experiences in what five areas?
24.1 According to Descutner and Thelen, what are three components of fearing intimacy in a close relationship?
25.1 How frequent does physical violence occur in couples in the United States?
26.1 What is the Silencing the Self Scale (STSS)?

A. How individuals internalize characteristics of what behaviors are deemed socially appropriate for each gender
B. It is sometimes labeled psychological intimacy, has been identified as the 'glue' of all relationships and is thought to be experienced in all types of close, personal affiliations
C. A sense of connectedness for men was hypothesized to be based on relationships that emphasize forms of social comparison, whereas a sense of connectedness for women was hypothesized to be based on relationships that emphasize forms of intimacy and physical proximity
D. Relationships are important and central in affecting a person's life. Relationships are generally unstable, and young people marrying for the first time face a 40% to 50% chance of divorce.
E. 'Results … demonstrate that one does not have to be at a higher identity development stages to be intimate, only that the likelihood of being in a higher [intimacy] status is enhanced'
F. An acceptance of an offspring of their parents’ weaknesses and foibles
G. 'Intimacy differentiates middle childhood from adolescence more sharply than any other aspect of friendship relations'
H. ( 1) Develop more intimate friendships, ( 2) stress the importance of maintaining intimacy, ( 3) expect more intimacy in their friendships than do males
I. (a) Content, the actual expression of personal information; (b) emotional valence, strong feelings about the personal material articulated; (c) vulnerability, high esteem for the intimate partner
J. Emotional, social, sexual, intellectual, and recreational
K. A 31-item Likert-style inventory that taps specific schemas linked to the establishment and maintenance of intimate relationships
L. It occurs in nearly one in four couples

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