psych notes Primary prevention - Gestalt Therapy FRITZ...

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Primary prevention- attempt to deduce the incidence of societal problems Secondary prevention-working with people at risk for developing specific problems Tertiary prevention- keep people’s mental health issues from becoming more severe BEHAVIOR- Counterconditioning- response to a given stimulus is replaced by a different response. Aversion therapy- create unpleasant response to stimuli associated w undesirable behaviors Antabuse- drug that’ll make you ill if you drink Systematic desensitization- replace response (bad), with another response (good) Extinction procedures: flooding- exposing stimulus that causes undesirable response Gradual exposure- client confronts increasingly fearful stimuli or situations Modeling, behavioral contracting, token economy HUMANISTIC- CARL RODGERS Genuineness- therapist is open and expressive Unconditional positive regard- successful client-centered Accurate empathetic understanding- view the world from the perspective of the client
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Unformatted text preview: Gestalt Therapy- FRITZ PERLS: conflicting parts of their personalities into integrated whole COGNITIVE Rational-emotive behavior therapy- when confronted with situations, people recite maladaptive thoughts Arbitrary inference-person draws conclusions without evidence Dichotomous thinking- involves all or none conceptions of situations BIOLOGICAL ECT- causes temporary amnesia Psychosurgery, prefrontal lobotomy Antipsychotics- chlorpromazine and haloperidol Antidepressants (monoamine oxidase inhibirors)- increasing serotonin prozac Addiction: Anxiolytics- reduce anxiety, increase feelings of well being and reduce insomnia Lithium salts- effective for bipolar disorder PSYCHOANALYTIC-SIGMUND FREUD Free association Countertransference- therapist transfers his own feelings onto the patient....
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