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techniques employed to improve psychological functioning and promote adjustment to life
the name for the group that therapies are often put together, that seek to increase insight...
Freudian therapy designed to bring unconscious conflicts, which usually date back to early...
Freud explained that becoming aware of previously hidden conflicts permits a release of tension...
According to Freud, when you let your mind wander and remove conscious censorship over thoughts-...
according to Freudian dream theory, a therapist might interpret a dream of riding a horse or...
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during free association or dream analysis, Freud found that patients often show resistance-for...
the core of call psychoanalytic therapy is interpretation. During free association, dream analysis,...
a briefer, more directive contemporary form of psychoanalysis, which emphasizes conscious processes...
interpersonal therapy (IPT)
is an influential, brief form of psychodynamic therapy. As the name implies, interpersonal...
therapy that focuses on changing faulty thought processes and beliefs to treat problem behaviors.
the unrealistic things a person tells himself or herself
through this process, insight allows clients to challenge their thoughts, change how they interpret...
Developed by Albert Ellis, referring to the four steps involved in creating and dealing with...
designed to reduce both self-destructive thoughts and self destructive behaviors.
Therapy that seeks to maximize personal growth through affective restructuring(emotional readjustment)
explores thoughts and feelings as a way to obtain insight into the causes for behaviors. page...
unconditional positive regard
a form of therapy in which a number of people meet together to work toward therapeutic goals.
unlike other group therapy approaches, a professional does not guide these groups. They are...
treatment to change maladaptive interaction patterns within a family.
a group of techniques based on learning principles that is used to change maladaptive behaviors.
uses principles of classical conditioning to create anxiety rather than extinguish it. 385
beings with relaxation training, followed by imagining or directly experiencing various versions...
an operant conditioning technique for eventually bringing about a desired (or target) behavior...
a learning technique in which the subject watches and imitates models who demonstrate desirable...
using physiological interventions (drugs, electroconvulsive therapy, and psychosurgery) to...
the study of drug effects on the mind and behavior
also known as minor tranquilizers, lower the sympathetic activity of the brain- the crisis...
also known as neuroleptics, are used to treat schizophrenia and other acute psychotic states....
mood stabilizer drugs
such as lithium, can help relieve manic episodes and depression for people suffering from bipolar...
are used to treat people with depression. There are five types of antidepressant drugs:...
biomedical therapy in which electrical current is passed through the brain.
operative procedures on the brain designed to relieve severe mental symptoms that have not...
originated in 1936, when Portuguese neurologist Egaz Moniz first treated uncontrollable psychoses...
repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
discharging patients from mental hospitals as soon as possible and discouraging admissions....