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  1. Cognitive Therapy for Depression
  2. Antidepressant Drugs
  3. Client-Centered Therapy (person-centered therapy)
  4. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  5. Existential Therapies
  1. a Somatic therapy used to treat mood disorders. Three most common kinds of drugs used to treat unipolar depression are tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, and serotonin-reuptake-inhibitor drugs (SSRIs, most notably Prozac). All tend to increase the activity of serotonin.
  2. b Created by therapist Carl Rogers. Hinges ont eh therapist providing the client with unconditional positive regard.
  3. c Developed by Aaron Beck. Involves trying to get clients to engage in pursuits that will bring them success. This will alleviate the depression while also identifying and challenging the irrational ideas tat cause unhappiness.
  4. d Combines the ideas and techniques of cognitive and behavioral psychologists. One example is rational emotive behavior therapy, developed by Albert Ellis. Therapists look to expose and confront the dysfunctional thoughts of their clients.
  5. e Humanistic therapies that focus on helping clients achieve a subjectively meaningful perception of their lives. See clients' difficulties as caused by the clients having lost or failed to develoop a sense of their lives' purpose. Seek to support clients and help them formulate a vision of their lives as worthwhile.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Type of behavioral therapy. Pairs a habit a person wished to break with an unpleasant stimulus.
  2. Therapeutic technique developed by Sigmund Freud. This type of theorists views the cause of disorders as unconscious conflicts. May use free association, dream analysis.
  3. Type of behavioral therapy. Involves teaching the client to replace the feelings of anxiety with relaxation. Used to treat specific phobias.
  4. The most intrusive and rarest form of somatic therapy.
  5. Type of behavioral therapy. Involves having the client address the most frightening scenario first. Produces tremendous anxiety.

5 True/False questions

  1. Token EconomyA term used by psychoanalysts when using dream analysis in order to uncover unconscious conflicts. Revealed only as a result of a therapist's interpretive work.


  2. Dream AnalysisUsed to uncover unconscious conflicts. Ask their patients to describe their dreams. Since the go's defenses are relaxed during sleep, they hope the dreams will help the therapist see what is at the root of the patient's problem.


  3. Cognitive TherapiesLocate the cause of psychological problems in the way people think. Concentrate on changing unhealthy thought patterns. Involves challenging the irrational thinking patterns of patients.


  4. Psychodynamic TheoristsPsychologists who have been influenced by Freud's work but have significantly modified his original theory.


  5. Somatic TreatmentsMedical treatments for psychological disorders, including drug treatment (psychopharmacology), psychosurgery, and electroconvulsive shock therapy.


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