Chapter 14 Outline

Chapter 14 Outline - Chapter 14 Outline PSYC 201: F18 1)...

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Chapter 14 Outline PSYC 201: F18 1) Therapy a) Psychotherapy- treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of interactions between a trained therapist and someone seeking to overcome psychological difficulties or achieve personal growth. b) Biomedical therapy- prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directly on the patient’s nervous system. c) Eclectic approach- an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client’s problems, uses techniques from various forms of therapy. d) They Psychological Therapies i) Psychoanalysis (1) Psychoanalysis- Sigmund Freud’s therapeutic technique. Freud believed the patient’s free associations, resistances, dreams, and transferences- and the therapist’s interpretations of them- released previously repressed feelings, allowing the patient to gain self-insight. (2) Aims (3) Methods (a) Resistance- in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety-laden material. (b) Interpretation- in psychoanalysis, the analyst’s noting supposed dream meanings. Resistances, and other significant behaviors and events in order or promote insight. (c) Transferring- in psychoanalysis, the patient’s transfer to the analyst of emotions linked with other relationships (such as love or hatred for a parent). (4) Psychodynamic Therapy
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course PSYC 201 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '08 term at Muskegon CC.

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Chapter 14 Outline - Chapter 14 Outline PSYC 201: F18 1)...

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