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Chapter 14-Therapy 19:17 History of insane Treatment Throughout most of history people with severe psychological disorders were subject to  many strange and sometimes barbaric treatments.  Pinel and Dix found humane movements to care for mentally sick. Philippe Pinel (1745-1826) Dorthea Dix (1802-1887) Therapies Psychotherapy - (talk therapy) involves an emotionally charged, confiding interaction  between trained therapists and a “mental patient” Biomedical Therapy - uses drugs or other procedures that act on the patients nervous  system, treating his or her psychological disorders  Eclectic Approach - uses various forms of healing technique depending upon the  clients needs Psychoanalysis - First form of psychotherapy to emerge was psychoanalysis developed  by Sigmund Freud  Aims - since psychological problems originate from childhood repressed impulses and  conflicts , the aim is to bring repressed feelings into  conscious  Free association - Freud used this to find out what his patients were hiding in their  unconscious  During free association, the patient edits his thoughts, resisting his or her feelings to  express emotions. Such resistance becomes important in the analysis of conflict-driven  anxiety.  Eventually the patient opens up and reveals his or her innermost private thoughts,  developing positive or negative feelings (transference)  1.  Psychoanalysis  is hard to refute because it cannot be proven or disproven 2. Psychoanalysis takes a long time and is very expensive
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Psychodynamic Therapy - influenced by Freud , in a face-to-face setting,  psychodynamic therapists understand symptoms of theme across important  relationships in a patient’s life  Humanistic Therapies - aim to boost self fulfillment by helping people grow Humanistic Aims- 
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