Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Treatment of Psychological Disorders - Treatment of...

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Treatment of Psychological Disorders I. Psychotherapy treatment process a. Treatments i. Over 400 approaches ii. Three categories 1. Insight therapy- talk therapy 2. Behavior therapy- direct efforts (such as drugs) to alter problematic responses 3. Biomedical therapy- drug therapy and electroconvulsive therapy b. Who seeks therapy i. 15% of the U.S. population uses therapy in a given year ii. Most people delay seeking treatment iii. Only 59% of people who think they need therapy seek therapy iv. Women are more likely to seek therapy v. More educated people seek therapy vi. People with insurance are more likely to seek therapy c. Who provides professional treatment i. Psychologists- specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders and everyday behavioral problems 1. Clinical psychologists- treatment of full-fledged disorders 2. Counseling psychologists- treatment of everyday life problems in normal people 3. Ph.D. ii.
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