Lecture November 28, 2007

Lecture November 28, 2007 - Modifying...

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November 28, 2007 Psychotherapy. o Professional Psychotherapists. Psychiatrist. Underwent medical school (MD), completed three years of residency training in psychiatric hospital. Prescribes medications and delivers psychotherapy. Psychologist. Underwent graduate school for psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D), completed 1 year of internship in psychiatric hospital. Delivers psychotherapy. Psychotherapist. Anybody who delivers psychotherapy (Psychiatrist, Psychologist or Social worker.) o Types of Psychotherapy. Behavior Therapy. Based on learning principles of classical conditioning (prolonged exposure, systematic desensitization) and operant conditioning (positive reinforcement and punishment, modeling.) Cognitive-behavior Therapy.
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Unformatted text preview: Modifying maladaptive/irrational cognitive schemas. Psychodynamics Therapies. Resolving unconscious conflict by working through. Humanistic Therapy. Client-centered (Rogers). Whenever you go through therapy you must be empathetic, warm and genuine. o Effectiveness of Psychotherapies. Randomized controlled trials suggest that CBT (Cognitive-behavior Therapy) and BT (Behavior Therapy) are effective for treating most disorders, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, schizophrenia and some personality disorders. Humanistic and Psychodynamic therapies show limited support. Notable exception. o Interpersonal therapy for depression....
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