Lecture 25 - 101 - F10 - Therapies, Psychological disorders

Lecture 25 101- - Therapies Psychological disorders 25 Today Today Therapies continued Disorders Anxiety disorders Mood disorders Schizophrenia

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Therapies, Psychological disorders 25 – December 13, 2010
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Today Today Therapies continued Disorders Anxiety disorders Mood disorders Schizophrenia
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Types of treatment Insight therapies Humanistic & existential Behavioral therapies Modeling Operant therapy Cognitive Behavioral therapy Biological treatments Pharmacotherapy ECT Psychosurgery
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Psychoanalysis: The First Psychoanalysis: The First Therapy Therapy Sigmund Freud goal of psychotherapy was to make conscious unconscious feelings Primary approaches: Free association – patients express themselves without censorship Interpretation – therapists formulate explanations from the free association Dream analysis – dreams express unconscious feelings, the therapist can interpret these Resistance – attempts to avoid confrontation and anxiety associated with uncovering previously repressed thoughts, emotions, and impulses Transference – projecting intense, unrealistic feelings and expectations from the past onto the therapist
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Humanistic-Existential Humanistic-Existential Psychotherapy Psychotherapy Person-centered therapy – centered on the patient’s goals and ways of solving problems Therapists don’t tell the patient how to solve their problems, and patients can use their time however they choose Therapists exhibit unconditional positive regard to elicit a more positive self-concept
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Behavioral Approaches Behavioral Approaches Behavioral therapy – Seeks to identify and assess the
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Lecture 25 101- - Therapies Psychological disorders 25 Today Today Therapies continued Disorders Anxiety disorders Mood disorders Schizophrenia

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