Psychotherapy - Behavior and cognitive approaches to psychotherapy are more about a person behavior majority of people who suffer from this are

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Psychotherapy Introduction to Psychology: Why We Do What We Do Gail Jones The biomedical approach is the use of medication to treat a disorder. Taking anti-depressing medication can help a person overcome being depress and can even prevent suicide. The psychodynamic approach is talking with the patient to find out more about his or her deep inter feelings. Using psychodynamic therapy to find out what a person is thinking deep down when determine what type of treatment the patient may need. The Human existential approach is more of an intervention focusing more on the patient than the symptom.
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Unformatted text preview: Behavior and cognitive approaches to psychotherapy are more about a person behavior majority of people who suffer from this are usual determine to be schizophrenia. Schizophrenia can be managed and control by medication which will also make it fall under the biomedical approach. “Psychotherapy can be used for self improvement or overcoming adjustment problems”. Talking about one’s past can help him or her overcome obstacles in their past so that he or she will be able to move forward with his or her future....
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HSM230 230 taught by Professor Everett during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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