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Exam: Prolonged Grief

TIP: To pass this exam, you will need to answer at least 75% of the questions correctly. There is no time limit, and you may retake the exam as often as you need.  You can print a copy of this exam by clicking on the Print Exam button below.

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1. What is the significance of the Prolonged Grief Disorder diagnosis in the DSM-5-TR?(Required)
2. In adults, the death must have been at least how many months to qualify for the diagnosis?(Required)
3. How many of the eight symptoms are required in the past 30 days?(Required)
4. What is one of the arguments against the new Prolonged Grief Disorder diagnosis from Joanne Cacciatore?(Required)
5. What percentage of those who experience grief will develop prolonged grief?(Required)
6. What is not a primary goal of prolonged grief treatment?(Required)
7. What are common treatment approaches to prolonged grief?(Required)
8. After receiving treatment for her prolonged grief, Martha is now focused on her aspirations and goals for the future. What stage of treatment is Martha in?(Required)
9. Which of the following is a solution-focused therapy-oriented question regarding grief?(Required)
10. The concept of grief remaining the same but life getting bigger around the grief is:(Required)
11. Prior to the DSM-5-TR diagnosis of Prolonged Grief Disorder, what diagnosis were clinicians most likely to assign a client who has long-term grieving?(Required)
12. What length of time is required for children to be diagnosed with prolonged grief disorder?(Required)
13. In suicidal ideation that occurs with Prolonged Grief Disorder, it is often:(Required)
14. Jacob often replays the night his child died over and over in his mind. He is constantly fixated on the primary thought of “I should have done more to save my son.” This can be identified as:(Required)
15. What is one of the healing milestones?(Required)