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Unformatted text preview: iii. Create an anxiety response to replace a pleasure response. c. Systematic Desensitization i. Useful for treating phobias and social anxiety 1. Establish a hierarchy of anxiety situations 2. Teach relaxation skills 3. Work through your hierarchy IV. Biomedical Treatments a. Underlying Assumptions i. Psychological disorders are biologically based ii. Physiological interventions are appropriate b. Approaches to Treatment i. Drug Therapies ii. Psychosurgery c. Drug Therapies i. Antipsychotic Drugs 1. Thorazine 2. Haldol 3. Clozoril 4. Block Dopamine Activity ii. Antidepressant Drugs 1. Prozac 2. 3. Paxil 4. Increase Serotonin Activity iii. Antianxiety Drugs 1. Xanax 2. Valium 3. Librium 4. Increase GABA Activity d. Psychosurgery i. Lobotomy 1. Taking needle and cutting the brain. Cutting the nerves from the frontal lobes. ii. ECT 1. Electro-convulsive Therapy 2. Pass a current in the brain...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2011 for the course PYSC 100 taught by Professor Mamberg during the Fall '08 term at Bridgewater State University.
- Fall '08