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  1. Gesalt Therapy
  2. Free Association
  3. Antidepressant Drugs
  4. Client-Centered Therapy (person-centered therapy)
  5. Humanistic Therapies
  1. a Focus on helping people to understand and accept themselves, and strive to self-actualize. Assert that if people are supported and helped to recognize their goals, they will move toward self-fulfillment.
  2. b Developed by Fritz Perls. Emphasize the importance of the whole and encourage their clients to get in touch with their whole selves.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Created by therapist Carl Rogers. Hinges ont eh therapist providing the client with unconditional positive regard.
  5. e Used by psychoanalysts to uncover unconscious conflicts. Involves saying whatever comes to mind withouth thinking. Based on the idea that we all constantly censor what we say, thereby allowing us to hide some of our thoughts from ourselves. If we force ourselves to say whatever pops into our minds, we are more likely to reveal clues about what is really bothering us by eluding the ego's defenses.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A type of behavioral therapy. A kind of classical conditioning developed by Mary Cover Jones in which an unpleasant conditioned response is replaced with a pleasant one.
  2. Locate the cause of psychological problems in the way people think. Concentrate on changing unhealthy thought patterns. Involves challenging the irrational thinking patterns of patients.
  3. Type of somatic therapy. Electric current is passed through both hemispheres of the brain.
  4. 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.
  5. Created client-centered therapy, also known as person-centered therapy. Hinges on the therapist providing the client with what Rogers termed unconditional positive regard.

5 True/False questions

  1. PsychosurgeryThe most intrusive and rarest form of somatic therapy.


  2. Latent ContentA 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.


  3. Antipsychotic DrugsType of somatic therapy used to treat schizophrenia. Thorazine or Haldol. Function by blocking the receptor sites for dopamine.


  4. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT or RET)Cognitive behavioral therapy developed by Albert Ellis. Therapists look to expose and confront the dysfunctional thoughts of their clients.


  5. Aversive ConditioningType of behavioral therapy. Pairs a habit a person wished to break with an unpleasant stimulus.


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