Lecture 6. Students

Lecture 6. Students - Lecture6:Treatmentof...

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    Lecture 6: Treatment of  Psychological   Disorders Topics: 1. Insight therapies 2. Behavioral therapies 3. Biomedical therapies 4. Current trends in Treatment 5. Cultural factors affecting the outcome of psychotherapy
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    Psychotherapy The term refers to: 1. All the diverse approaches used in the treatment of mental problems/diseases 2. Professional treatment by someone with special training - psychology and psychiatry (principal professions) - clinical social workers - psychiatric nurses - counselors - marriage and family therapists
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    3 major categories of  psychotherapies 1. Insight therapies : The goal is to gain insight regarding the nature of the patient problems and to sort through possible solutions. 2. Behavioral therapies : The goal is to alter problematic responses and maladaptive habits. 3. Biomedical therapies : Involve intervention into a person's biological functioning.
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    Insight therapies Involve verbal interactions intended to enhance clients self-knowledge and thus promote healthful changes in personality and behavior. 1. Psychoanalysis 2. Client-centered therapy 3. Cognitive therapy 4. Group therapy
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  Insight therapies Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis emphasizes the recovery of unconscious conflicts, motives and defenses. Once the client recognize the unconscious
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