therapy 2 pysc 2000

therapy 2 pysc 2000 - Therapy: Part 2 PSY C 2000 Biomedical...

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PSYC 2000 Therapy: Part 2
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Biomedical Therapy Module 55
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Biomedical therapy Drug Therapies Brain Stimulation Psychosurgery
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What is Biomedical Therapy? Prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directly on the patient’s nervous system Used with more serious disorders Changing brain function and chemistry Only offered by psychiatrists
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Drug Therapies
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Psychopharmacology The study of the effects of drugs on mind and behavior Several types of drugs that are effective in treating psychological disorders: Antipsychotics Anxiolytics Antidepressants Mood Stabilizers With the advent of drugs, hospitalization in mental institutions has rapidly declined.
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Antipsychotic Drugs Used to treat schizophrenia and other severe thought disorders Conventional (typical) antipsychotics Remove a number of positive symptoms associated with schizophrenia, like agitation, delusions and hallucination. Atypical antipsychotics
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