Ray_Psych_10_Lecture_5

Ray_Psych_10_Lecture_5 - 1 Therapy 2 Review from last class...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Therapy 2 Review from last class Delusions and hallucinations are _____ symptoms of schizophrenia. Flat affect, poverty of speech, and lack of motivation are ________ symptoms of schizophrenia. Many psychologists believe disorganized thoughts occur because of ___________ failure (fragmented and bizarre thoughts). Depressed mood more days than not for at least two weeks following by neurovegetative changes may result in the diagnosis of __________. Over the past week Sally has not slept at all, she feel she has special powers, she has spent all her savings, and other noticed she is acting recklessly, not like her normal self. She may be suffering from a _______ episode. 3 The Psychological Therapies Psychoanalysis Humanistic Therapies Behavior Therapies Cognitive Therapies Group and Family Therapies 4 Therapies Psychotherapy involves an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a trained therapist and a mental patient. Biomedical therapy uses drugs or other procedures that act on the patients nervous system, treating his or her psychological disorders. An eclectic approach uses various therapeutic approaches depending upon the clients unique problems. 5 Psychological Therapies We will look at four major forms of psychotherapies based on different theories of human nature: 1. Psychoanalytic theory 2. Humanistic theory 3. Behavioral theory 4. Cognitive theory 6 Psychoanalysis The first formal psychotherapy to emerge was psychoanalysis, developed by Sigmund Freud. Sigmund Freud's famous couch E d m u n d E n g l e m a n 7 Psychoanalysis: Aims Since psychological problems originate from childhood repressed impulses and conflicts, the aim of psychoanalysis is to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness where the patient can deal with them. When energy devoted to id-ego-superego conflicts is released, the patients anxiety lessens. 8 Psychoanalysis: Methods Dissatisfied with hypnosis, Freud developed the method of free association to unravel the unconscious mind and its conflicts. The patient lies on a couch and speaks about whatever comes to his or her mind. h t t p : / / w w w . e n g l i s h . u p e n n . e d u 9 Psychoanalysis: Criticisms 1. Psychoanalysis is hard to refute because it cannot be proven or disproven. 2. Psychoanalysis takes a long time and is very expensive. 10 Humanistic Therapies Humanistic therapists aim to boost self-fulfillment by helping people grow in self-awareness and self- acceptance. 11 Client-Centered Therapy Developed by Carl Rogers, client-centered therapy is...
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