Appendix_D - reinforcement and extinction and assume that...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Psychotherapy Matrix Directions: Review Module 36 of Psychology and Your Life . Select three approaches to summarize. Include examples of the types of psychological disorders appropriate for each therapy. PSY/201
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PSY/201 Psychodynamic Approach Behavioral Approach Cognitive Approach Summary of Approach Psychodynamic therapy seeks to bring unresolved past conflicts and unacceptable impulses from the unconscious into the conscious, where patients may deal with the problems more effectively. Psychodynamic approaches are based on Freud’s psychoanalytic approach to personality, which holds that Individuals employ defense mechanisms, psychological strategies to protect themselves from unacceptable unconscious impulses. Treatment approaches that build on the basic processes of learning, such as
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Unformatted text preview: reinforcement and extinction, and assume that normal and abnormal behavior are both learned. Teach people to think in more adaptive ways by changing their dysfunctional cognitions about the world and themselves. Unlike behavior therapists, which focus on modifying external behavior, cognitive therapists attempt to change the way people think as well as their behavior. Because they often use basic principles of learning, the methods they employ are sometimes referred to as the cognitive- behavioral approach Disorders appropriate for this therapy Anxiety disorders Anxiety disorders, treating phobias and compulsions, establishing control over impulses, and learning complex social skills to replace maladaptive behavior. Anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse, and eating disorders....
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