Chapter 15 Treating Disorders of the Mind and Body

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Based on psychological principles Insight: a goal of some types of therapy; a patients understanding of his or her own psychological process Client-centered therapy: an empathic approach to therapy; it encourages personal growth through greater self-understanding Cognitive therapy: treatment based on the idea that distorted thoughts produce maladaptive behaviors and emotions Cognitive restructuring: a therapy that strives to help patients recognize maladaptive thought patterns and replace them with ways of viewing the world that are more in tune with reality Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): a therapy that incorporates techniques from behavioral therapy and cognitive therapy to correct faulty thinking and change maladaptive behaviors Exposure: a behavioral therapy technique that involves repeated exposure to an anxiety-producing stimulus or situation. Expressed emotion: a pattern of interactions that includes emotional over- involvement, critical comments, and hostility directed toward a patient by family
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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