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Test 1 CH 3 Don’t read: pgs 8-14, 41-51, 57-64, 79-84, 104-105 Mental Health Professions Psychiatrist (MD): completes a residency in psychiatry after obtaining their medical degree. Clinical Psychologist (PhD): 4 or more years of graduate school at university, 1 year of predoctoral internship, most often 1-2 year post- doc residency. Clinical Psychologist (PsyD): similar training to PhD but generally less emphasis on research. Professional schools. Doctorate of Psychology. Counseling Psychologist (PhD or EdD): similar to clinical, but generally more emphasis on behavioral adjustment. At UGA, housed in the college of Ed. School Psychologist (PhD or EdD): jobs for Masters level in school systems, testing, training, therapy, counseling Social Workers (MSW or PhD): multiple job functions and settings. Versatile. Counselors, Therapists, Psychotherapists…. Degree? Training? Specialty? Very generic terms Bolder Model…. Mental Health Profession: Consumer of science- enhancing the practice, Evaluator of science- determining the effectiveness of the practice, creator of science- conducting research that leads to new procedures useful in practice There are many specializations within each of the areas listed… adult, child, adolescent, health, pediatric, forensic, severe psychopathology, according to age group or type of disorder, etc. Many settings in which to work: academia, private practice, hospitals, mental health agencies, schools, government settings, research institutes. What determines how these specialists approach, conceptualize, and treat mental health problems? o Basic knowledge, categorized, depends on patient, degree, title, conceptual paradigm/theory? o “It is theory which decides what we can observe.” Einstein Study by Langer and Abelson Subjects: 2 groups, behavioral therapists and psychoanalytic therapists o What does each group focus on? Behavioral: more observeral o Intervention: Both groups watched a 15 min. video of a man being interview. Kind of ambiguous content. ½ of
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each type therapists told he was a job applicant, other ½ told he was a mental health patient. o Outcome measure: each therapist rated his mental health. o Results: What do the results mean? o Different theories mean they have different opinions… Paradigms matter! They determine what you see and how you interpret it. o In this case, PA was not as useful as the Behavioral paradigm. This investigation doesn’t speak to the validity of the 2 paradigms in general. Paradigms: set of practices that define a scientific discipline during a particular period of time . Paradigms we will cover Psychoanalytic Humanistic Behavioral Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) The first. He had a formidable task. Unconscious motivation, importance of early learning, defense
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course PSYC 3230 taught by Professor Hoyt during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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