PSYC 101 Chapter 15 PowerPoints

PSYC 101 Chapter 15 PowerPoints - Psychological Therapies...

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Psychological Therapies Chapter 15
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Chapter 15 Learning Objective Menu LO 15.1 Two ways modern ways to treat psychological disorders LO 15.2 Elements of Freud’s psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis today LO 15.3 Basic elements Humanistic therapies LO 15.4 Behavior therapists’ use of classical and operant conditioning LO 15.5 How Successful are behavior therapies LO 15.6 Goals of cognitive therapies LO 15.7 Types of group therapy LO 15.8 Effectiveness of psychotherapy LO 15.9 Types of drugs used to treat psychological disorders LO 15.10 Electroconvulsive therapy and psychosurgery LO 15.11 Dangers of treating children and adolescent with antidepressants
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Therapy Therapy - treatment methods aimed at making people feel better and function more effectively. Psychotherapy - therapy for mental disorders in which a person with a problem talks with a psychological professional. Insight therapies - psychotherapies in which the main goal is helping people to gain insight with respect to their behavior, thoughts, and feelings. Action therapy - psychotherapy in which the main goal is to change disordered or inappropriate behavior directly. Biomedical therapy - therapy for mental disorders in which a person with a problem is treated with biological or medical methods to relieve symptoms. LO 15.1 Two modern ways to treat psychological disorders Menu
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Treatment in the Past Mentally ill people began to be confined to institutions called asylums in the mid-1500s. Treatments were harsh and often damaging. Philippe Pinel became famous for demanding that the mentally ill be treated with kindness, personally unlocking the chains of inmates in France. LO 15.1 Two modern ways to treat psychological disorders Menu
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Freud’s Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis - an insight therapy based on the theory of Freud, emphasizing the revealing of unconscious conflicts. Dream interpretation Manifest content – the actual content of one’s dream. Latent content – the symbolic or hidden meaning of dreams. Free association – Freudian technique in which a patient was encouraged to talk about anything that came to mind without fear of negative evaluations. LO 15.2 Elements of Freud’s psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis today Menu
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Freud’s Psychoanalysis Resistance - occurring when a patient becomes reluctant to talk about a certain topic, either changing the subject or becoming silent. Transference - in psychoanalysis, the tendency for a patient or client to project positive or negative feelings for important people from the past onto the therapist. LO 15.2 Elements of Freud’s psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis today Menu
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Psychoanalysis Today Psychodynamic therapy - a newer and more general term for therapies based on psychoanalysis, with an emphasis on transference, shorter treatment times, and a more direct therapeutic approach. Nondirective
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