Psych 1 Chapter 14 Key Terms

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Psych 1 Chapter 14 Key Terms Title Description anti-anxiety drugs A class of psychotropic medications used for the treatment of anxiety. antidepressants A class of psychotropic medications used to treat depression. antipsychotics A class of drugs used to treat schizophrenia and other disorders that involve psychosis. behavior modification Treatment in which principles of operant conditioning are used to reinforce desired behaviors and ignore or punish unwanted behaviors. biological therapy Treatment based on the medical approach to illness and disease. client-centered therapy An empathic approach to therapy that encourages personal growth through greater self-understanding. clozapine An antipsychotic medication that acts on multiple neurotransmitter receptors and is beneficial in treating both the negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia. cognitive restructuring A therapy that strives to help patients recognize maladaptive thought patterns and replace them with ways of viewing the world that are more
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSY 001 taught by Professor Multipleprofs during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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