Basic Features of Clinical Interventions Chap6

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Grades from Exam I Range = 48 to 96 Mean = 83 90 to 100 = A 80 to 89 = B 70 to 79 = C 60 to 69 = D <60 = F Can add 4 extra credit hours to final grade Letter Grades 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 A B C D F
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Basic Features of Clinical Interventions Chapter 6
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What is Psychotherapy “treatment offered by trained mental health professionals and administered within the confines of a professional relationship to help clients overcome psychological problems” Popular portrayals of psychologists and treatments are largely inaccurate (see Table 6.1, p. 206) which can damage the profession
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People tend to seek treatment when their usual coping strategies are no longer working Most common diagnoses are depression, anxiety disorders, impulse control disorders and substance abuse Mental disorders are found in all strata of society, but not all persons are equally likely to seek treatment Most likely to seek treatment will be: female, 35-44, white, divorced, with 17+ yrs of education Two variables closely related to treatment outcome are cooperation vs. resistance and openness vs. defensiveness
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course PSYC 436 taught by Professor Dr.andrealeiman during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.

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