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Chapter14.outline - Ch 14 Methods of Therapy 1. History a....

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Ch 14 Methods of Therapy 1. History a. Moral Therapy i. Emerged from the efforts of two 18 th century Frenchmen: Pussin and Pinel. ii. Dorothea Dix crusaded for the kinder treatment of mentally ill in U.S. iii. Kinder treatment went out of style since the better treatment didn’t result in curing of the mentally ill b. Community-Based Care i. Emergence of the community mental health system during 1960’s. 1. Advent of antipsychotic drugs 2. Social policy of deinstitutionalized ii. Variety of service offered by community-based iii. Has deinstitutionalized been successful 1. underfunded 2. Types of Psychotherapy a. What is Psychotherapy i. Used to help people better understand and resolve emotional or behavioral problems ii. Often referred to as “talk therapy” iii. Many different types 1. most widely used derived from major psychological models of abnormal behavior 2. most forms focus on the individual b. Major types of Mental Health Professionals i. Clinical psychologists 1. cannot prescribe medication (except two states)
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