Chapter 16 - Ch 16 Psychological & Biological Treatments...

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Behavioral therapies do not place as great deal of importance on insight Choice of therapist is as important as the choice of therapy The most common theoretical orientation that therapists subscribe to is eclectic/integrative Research suggests that both medication and psychotherapy produce documentable changes in the brain Psychoanalysis: The First Therapy Six primary methods: o Free association – patient laying down & analyst talks to them o Interpretation – put together things patient is saying o Dream analysis o Resistance – patient comes late, defensive, etc. seen as key b/c patient doesn’t want to talk about it o Transference – over time the patient will transfer feelings towards analyst o Working through Psychodynamic Therapy Less intense form of psychoanalytic therapy Emphasizes role of: o Making the unconsciousness conscious o Early childhood experiences o Interpersonal relationships (dynamics) Humanistic/Person-Centered psychotherapy Carl Rogers Therapists don’t tell the patient how to solve their problems
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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Chapter 16 - Ch 16 Psychological & Biological Treatments...

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