07 Intro to treatments- class-1

07 Intro to treatments- class-1 - 6/8/2009 Introduction to...

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6/8/2009 1 Introduction to Treatment for Mood Disorders Psy 423: Mood Disorders Paula Yanes and Chrystal Vergara 1 Why do people seek treatment? Stressful life events and circumstances Long-standing problems Sk i l t Seeking personal growth Reluctant clients Social support Various reasons Who provides treatment? Physicians, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Clergy Mental Health Specialists Psychologist (PhD, PsyD) Clinical Psychologist Counseling Psychologist Counseling Psychologist Social Worker (MSW) Psychiatrist (MD) Which one should you start out with? Depends on what kind of treatment you
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6/8/2009 2 Treatment of Depression Good News: There are effective treatments Antidepressant medications 4 Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) Cognitive-behavioral Therapy (CBT) Behavioral Activation (BA) 60-80% of treatment completers make significant improvements Treatment of Depression Bad News: Most depressed individuals do not seek treatment for depression 5 High levels of attrition High levels of relapse Only 17-28% of treatment attempters recover and remain non-depressed through treatment and over an
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