Chapter 14- Therapy

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psychotherapy
 
techniques employed to improve psychological functioning and promote adjustment to life
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insight therapies
 
the name for the group that therapies are often put together, that seek to increase insight...
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psychoanalysis
 
Freudian therapy designed to bring unconscious conflicts, which usually date back to early...
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catharsis
 
Freud explained that becoming aware of previously hidden conflicts permits a release of tension...
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free association
 
According to Freud, when you let your mind wander and remove conscious censorship over thoughts-...
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manifest content
 
according to Freudian dream theory, a therapist might interpret a dream of riding a horse or...
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latent content
 
look at manifest content
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resistance
 
during free association or dream analysis, Freud found that patients often show resistance-for...
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transference
 
page 377
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interpretation
 
the core of call psychoanalytic therapy is interpretation. During free association, dream analysis,...
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psychodynamic therapy
 
a briefer, more directive contemporary form of psychoanalysis, which emphasizes conscious processes...
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interpersonal therapy (IPT)
 
is an influential, brief form of psychodynamic therapy. As the name implies, interpersonal...
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cognitive therapy
 
therapy that focuses on changing faulty thought processes and beliefs to treat problem behaviors.
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self-talk
 
the unrealistic things a person tells himself or herself
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cognitive restructuring
 
through this process, insight allows clients to challenge their thoughts, change how they interpret...
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rational-emotive therapy
 
Developed by Albert Ellis, referring to the four steps involved in creating and dealing with...
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cognitive-behavior therapy
 
designed to reduce both self-destructive thoughts and self destructive behaviors.
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humanistic therapy
 
Therapy that seeks to maximize personal growth through affective restructuring(emotional readjustment)
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client-centered therapy
 
explores thoughts and feelings as a way to obtain insight into the causes for behaviors. page...
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empathy
 
page 383
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unconditional positive regard
 
383
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genuineness
 
383
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active listening
 
383
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group therapy
 
a form of therapy in which a number of people meet together to work toward therapeutic goals.
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self-help group
 
unlike other group therapy approaches, a professional does not guide these groups. They are...
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family therapy
 
treatment to change maladaptive interaction patterns within a family.
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behavior therapy
 
a group of techniques based on learning principles that is used to change maladaptive behaviors.
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aversion therapy
 
uses principles of classical conditioning to create anxiety rather than extinguish it. 385
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systematic desensitization
 
beings with relaxation training, followed by imagining or directly experiencing various versions...
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shaping
 
an operant conditioning technique for eventually bringing about a desired (or target) behavior...
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modeling therapy
 
a learning technique in which the subject watches and imitates models who demonstrate desirable...
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biomedical therapy
 
using physiological interventions (drugs, electroconvulsive therapy, and psychosurgery) to...
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psychopharmacology
 
the study of drug effects on the mind and behavior
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antianxiety drugs
 
also known as minor tranquilizers, lower the sympathetic activity of the brain- the crisis...
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antipsychotic drugs
 
also known as neuroleptics, are used to treat schizophrenia and other acute psychotic states....
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mood stabilizer drugs
 
such as lithium, can help relieve manic episodes and depression for people suffering from bipolar...
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antidepressant drugs
 
 are used to treat people with depression. There are five types of antidepressant drugs:...
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electroconvulsive therapy(ECT)
 
biomedical therapy in which electrical current is passed through the brain.
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psychosurgery
 
operative procedures on the brain designed to relieve severe mental symptoms that have not...
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lobotomy
 
originated in 1936, when Portuguese neurologist Egaz Moniz first treated uncontrollable psychoses...
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repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
 
page 392
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eclectic approach
 
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deinstitutionalization
 
discharging patients from mental hospitals as soon as possible and discouraging admissions....


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