Unformatted text preview: conflicts and unacceptable impulses from the unconscious into the conscious, where patients may deal with the problems more effectively. Disorders appropriate for this therapy Quitting smoking, losing weight, and certain phobias are appropriate for behavioral therapy. Cognitive treatment would be appropriate for anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychodynamic therapy is useful for people with substance abuse problems. Most substance abusers suffer from feelings of low self worth that stem from past experiences. This type of therapy targets where these feelings are coming from and help patients battle and cope with the feelings....
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, Axia College Material, Psychology and Your Life, Insert type