L3 - psychod and hum approaches.360

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“It is not the illness but the human being that needs help. As a doctor I am not concerned with the illness but with the human being.” Georg Goddeck, The Meaning of Illness
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Today’s overview Review Biological assessment Modern psychological approaches to mental illness
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Review 3 historical approaches to mental illness? Important figures and their approaches?
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Structural Theories Biochemical Theories Genetic Theories Abnormalities in the structure of the brain Imbalances in levels of neurotransmitters or hormones, or poor receptor functioning Disordered genes lead to mental disorders Modern biological approaches
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Biological assessment Blood tests Brain-imaging tests Psycho-physiological tests
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Overview of modern psychological approaches Psychodynamic theories Humanistic and existential theories Behavioral theories Cognitive theories Sociocultural and interpersonal theories
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Overview of treatment and assessment Psychotherapy Common features across approaches Psychological testing Normative samples Reliability Validity
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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