Treatment of Psychological Disorders
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Emphasizes the treatment of full-fledged disorders
focuses on the treatment of everyday adjustment problems in normal people
physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders
involve verbal interactions intended to enhance clients' self-knowledge
Emphasizes the recovery of unconscious conflicts, motives, and defenses.
Clients spontaneously express their thoughts and feelings exactly as they occur, with as little censorship as possible.
Therapist interprets the symbolic meaning of the client's dreams.
largely unconscious defensive maneuvers intended to hinder the progress of therapy
Occurs when clients start relating to their therapists in ways that mic critical relationships in their lives.
emphasizes providing a supportive emotional climate for clients, who play a major role in determining the pace and direction of their therapy.
simultaneous treatment of several clients in a group
Involve the application of the principles of learning and conditioning to direct efforts to change clients' maladaptive behaviors.
Behavior therapy used to reduce clients' phobic responses
clients are confronted with situations they fear so they learn that these situations are really harmless
Social Skills Training
Behavior therapy designed to improve interpersonal skills that emphasizes modeling, behavioral rehearsal, and shaping.
Use combinations of verbal interventions and behavior modification techniques to help clients change maladaptive patterns of thinking.
uses specific strategies to correct habitual thinking errors that underlie various types of disorders.
Physiological interventions intended to reduce symptoms associated with psychological disorders
reduce tension, apprehension, and nervousness
used to gradually reduce psychotic symptoms, including hyperactivity, mental confusion, hallucinations, and delusions
neurological disorder marked by involuntary writhing and tic-like movements of the mouth, tongue, face, hands, or feet.
gradually elevate mood and help bring people out of a depression
used to control mood swings in patients with bipolar mood disorders
a biomedical treatment in which electric shock is used to produce a cortical seizure accompanied by convulsions.
the practice of therapy involves drawing ideas from two or more systems of therapy instead of committing to just one system
a medical institution specializing in providing inpatient care for psychological disorder.
transferring the treatment of mental illness from inpatient institutions to community based facilities that emphasize outpatient care.
Cara's therapist instructs her to relax and state aloud any thoughts, memories, or images that come to her mind. Cara's therapist is using a psychoanalytic techniques known as
Bob's therapist designs a program to help him quit drinking. Specifically, he induces nausea each time Bob drinks an alcoholic beverage. Bob's therapist is using a behavioral technique known as...
Purposeful destruction of part of the brain to later a person's behavior
An unpleasant response is replaced with a pleasant one
Mary Cover Jones
Founder of counterconditioning
What a patient reports about a dream
Founder of REBT
An operant conditioning technique where desired behaviors are identified and rewarded with items, which these items can be exchanged for privileges
Unconditional Positive Regard
Blanket acceptance and support of a person regardless of what the person says or does
A part of systematic desensitization in which a rank-ordered list of what the client fears, starting with the least frightening and ending with the most frightening
A type of behavioral therapy that involves having the client address the most frightening scenario first
The hidden meaning behind the story line of a dream
The person responsible for creating Psychoanalysis
This type of drug blocks receptor sites for dopamine
One of the main types of antianxiety drug
A drug that tends to increase the activity of serotonin
A main type of antidepressant drug
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