11.08.07 Psychotherapy - Psychotherapy: Changing Thoughts,...

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Psychotherapy: Changing Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors Writing assignment 4 0. Schizophrenia (continued) I. Assumptions Symptoms versus causes Patient-therapist relationship: Transference II. Dominant approaches Insight methods Psychoanalysis Humanistic: Client-centered Symptom reduction methods Cognitive/Behavioral Medical procedures/Drugs III. For whom therapy does and does not work: Questionnaire Simple schizophrenia – not in touch with reality; go through episodes where symptoms are worse, sometimes not as bad. Hebephrenic type – difficult to treat Catatonic – eyes open, can point in a direction, but they’re not there. Come out of state – report living in rich, imaginative world. Paranoid schizophrenia – suffer from delusions of grandeur (think are Jesus, king of the world, Hitler, whatever), delusions of reference (think everything about them), delusions of persecution (think people are out to get them) Some therapies aimed at treating cause, some at treating symptoms. Sometimes patient will suddenly feel in love with the therapist, or will feel the therapist is in love with
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