Drugs that, in addition to having tranquilizing effects, also tend to reduce hallucinations and delusional thinking.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
a treatment for severe depression, consisting of an electrical shock passed directly through the brain, which produces a convulsion.
Core Features of psycholtherapy
1.Therapeutic Alliance-a caring relationship that unites a therapist and a client in working to solve the client's problem 2.Protected setting-in which emotional release can take place. 3.Offer explanation 4.New perspective- about themselves and thier situations and a chance to practice a new behavior.
Basic counseling skills
1.Active listening 2.Reflect thoughts and feelings 3. Silence 4.Questions 5.clarify the problem 6. Focus on Feelings 7.Avoid giving advice
Psychotherapy conducted in a group setting to make therapeutic use of group dynamics
a therapy in which the client act out personal conflicts and feelings in the presence of others who play supporting roles.
Technique in which all the family members participate, both individually and as a group, to change destructive relationships and communication patterns.
Group awareness training
any number of programs that claim to increase self awareness and facilitate constructive personal change