Combines acceptance and mindfulness strategies Also utilizes commitment and

Combines acceptance and mindfulness strategies also

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Combines acceptance and mindfulness strategies Also utilizes commitment and behavior change principles Treatment
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o Importance of empirically supported treatments o CBT & ACT ° ° Pharmacotherapy: the use of drugs to treat psychopathology Anxiolytics Antidepressants Antipsychotics Limitations o Side Effects o Not cure-alls o In fact, medication + psychotherapy is almost always better than medication alone ° ° Psychosurgery: any surgical alteration of the brain designed to bring about desirable behavioral or emotional changes Prefontal Lobotomy ° ° Hospitalization Mental Hospitalization: placing a person in a protected, therapeutic environment staffed by mental health professionals Partial Hospitalization: an approach in which patients receive treatment at a hospital during the day, but return home at night Deinstitutionalization: reduced use of full-time commitment to mental institutions to treat mental disorders Current Resources Halfway House: a community-based facility for individuals making the transition from an institution (mental hospital, prison, and so forth) to independent living Community Mental Health Center: a facility offering a wide range of mental health services, such as prevention, counseling, consultation, and crisis intervention ° ° Core Features of Psychotherapy Therapeutic Alliance Protected Setting Rationale for Client’s Suffering New perspective for Client °
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Social Thinking & Social Influence 4/22/14 ° Social Psychology: interested in scientific study of how individuals act in social situations
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° Social Roles: patterns of behavior that are expected of people in various social positions o Mother, boss, student Role Conflicts: two or more roles make conflicting demands on the person o Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment Group Structure: network of roles, how does group communicate with others, power Group Cohesiveness: degree of attraction among group members In-Group: group which person mainly identifies with Out-Group: group person does not identify Social Status: level of social power and importance Norm: widely accepted standard for behavior Social Comparison Theory: compare yourself to other people o Downward Comparison: compare self to someone who you think ranks lower on some dimension o Upward Comparison: comparing yourself to someone who ranks higher on some dimension Attribution Theory: making inferences on the causes of their behavior o External Cause: lies outside of a person, out of their control o Internal Cause: lies within the person, personality traits o Fundamental Attribution Error Attitude: mixture of beliefs and emotions which make people respond in either positive or negative way o Belief Component: what do you believe o Emotional Component: what are your feelings toward this issue o Action Component: how do we act towards people o Measuring Attitudes
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Open-Ended Interview Social Distance Scale Attitude Scales Persuasion: deliberate attempt to change someone’s attitude or beliefs through information Cognitive Dissonance Theory: actions don't match thoughts
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  • Spring '17
  • Caldwell
  • Psychology, Intelligence quotient, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

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