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Unformatted text preview: s ac)ng directly on the body to reduce the symptoms of mental disorders Combining Therapies There are various forms of psychotherapy. An eclecAc approach uses techniques from various forms of therapy to fit the client’s problems, strengths, and preferences. Medica)ons and psychotherapy can be used together, and may help the each other achieve beHer reduc@on in symptoms. Noteworthy Schools of Psychotherapy Psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapy Sigmund Freud’s legacy HumanisAc, client ­centered therapy Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow Behavior therapy, using condi@oning B.F. Skinner and Ivan Pavlov applied to people CogniAve therapy, changing thoughts Aaron Beck and Albert Ellis, reducing errors and distress Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud (1856 ­1939) found that the unusual symptoms of pa@ents some@mes improved when repressed inner conflicts and feelings were brought into conscious awareness. Psychoanalysis refers to a set of techniques for releasing the tension of repression and resolving unconscious inner conflicts. Techniques: Free associaAon: the pa)ent speaks freely about memories, dreams, feel...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2014 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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