Chapter 2 ppt.a

Chapter 2 ppt.a - Chapter2:Theoriesand...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  6/21/11 Chapter 2:  Theories and  Therapies in Mental Health  Nursing Practice What is psychotherapy? What is nursing therapy?
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 6/21/11 A theory is simply an explanation or belief  statement about how something works! In this case, the eternal question has been how  does the mind work? What happens in normal development? What happens in mental illness?
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 6/21/11 Psychoanalytic or psychodynamic theory: Model of the mind that recognizes not all influences on  behavior are known to the individual Describes artificial constructs:  Id, Ego and Super-ego
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 6/21/11 Psychodynamic (con’t) Id:  the unconscious and most primitive aspect of  mind.  Governed by drives, pleasure seeking,  almost reflexive responses.    Very apparent in  early infancy and childhood
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 6/21/11 Ego:  The aspect of self which develops after  contact and interaction with the environment.  
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Chapter 2 ppt.a - Chapter2:Theoriesand...

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