General Psychology_Doran_Date__050510

General Psychology_Doran_Date__050510 - Chapter 15...

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Chapter 15: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Types of Treatment: Psychotherapy o insight therapies “talk therapy” o behavior therapies changing overt behaviors o biomedical therapies biological functioning interventions Who Seeks Treatment: 15% of U.S. population in a given year most common presenting problems o anxiety and depression women more than men medical insurance education level Who Provides Treatment? clinical psychologists (Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.) o psychological disorders counseling psychologists (Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.) o everyday behavioral problems psychiatrists (MD) o clinical social workers (MA) o provide a wide range of therapeutic services as independent practitioners psychiatric nurses (BA or MA) o play a large role in hospital inpatient treatment counselors (MA) o specialize in specific areas, such as vocational or marital counseling
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at University of Delaware.

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General Psychology_Doran_Date__050510 - Chapter 15...

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