P Lec Notes 113010 - Psych Lecture Notes 11/30/10 Treatment...

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Psych Lecture Notes 11/30/10 Treatment Modalities -Biological Therapies -Psychotropic Medication: alter the biochemistry of the brain. -Ritalin for ADHD -Paxil/Xanax for anxiety -Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa for depression -Lithium for Bi-polar disorder -Depression Drugs -Psychosurgery: Deep Brain Stimulation Revisited -Thin electrode surgically implanted so electrical currents can be delivered to the brain -Deep brain stimulation -Psychosurgery: Lesion/destroy problematic areas of the brain to eliminate disruptive behaviors (lobotomy; OCD surgery) -Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Shock therapy; beneficial to those with severe depressions which are not responsive to medication/therapy. Can lead to memory impairment. Unclear on why/how it works. -Psychoanalysis: based on Freudian principles believing in the impact of early childhood -Uses free association: saying whatever comes to mind -Dream Interpretation -Transference: develop relationship with therapist based on other people in one's life
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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P Lec Notes 113010 - Psych Lecture Notes 11/30/10 Treatment...

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