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Chapter 18 Lecture Notes

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Chapter 18 Lecture Notes Psychological Disorders and Psychotherapy Make sure you take a look at history of psychotherapy. So what about ppl that are possesed? Do they have schizophrenia? & if they do have schizophrenia, ZLZ}ZLZ^} ]Z_7ZLZ}KZ}ZZ}L]ZZLo M (1) -}}LZ}]Z^}ZZZZ_]ZooL oo}ZZZ (2) Not everyone who is possed has schizophrenia J it could be a psychotic disorder. Psyhotic disorder can happen to anybody [20% of depressed ppl suffer pyschosis] @Z}o^ol_K}LZ}y drilling a hole in the head Know all bold-printed terms. Insight Therapies So every therapy except for maybe one major therapy has the same key principle: that is Making aware that which you are not aware of OR bringing the unconscious to the conscious. So this also depends on how you describe unconscious. [ZZ]}]ZKZ]}ZQZ] Z}ZL}ZZZZKl]L ]o: So, all major therapies including behaviour therapy has this as a major goal: exposing you to that you are afraid of or something that causes fear or anxiety to you. ^}]LZ]}Z7][Z ]]LZ}][ZJ exposing to that fear! Insight Therapies Continued; Psychoanalysis: J one good thing about this therapy is that ppl that want to become psychoanalysis therapists J they have to undergo 2 years of psychoanalysis themselves [this is good in a way bc sometimes ppl go into therapy [trying to be a therapist] to avoid looking at their own problems] If the person has problems or trauma J ]ZZ}L}ZL[2ZoZKZoves J Z[oo]L Z]L2ZZ}2ZZ]oLZZZ}oL[o}ZoZ]]LZJ Z}L[o} empathize] @Z[ZZZ Z}LoZ]Z]Z]K}LJ as it forces the therapist to go through their own therapy. (1) Insight coming from somebody else is not too good. Somebody gives you advice or tells you about your problem J ]}L[ZK Z}L }L}J Chapter 18 Lecture Notes So if anyone wants help from you J ]][Zo]-changing advice J }]L}Z}}L[}oo}]J ][Zo]JQ WhLo }K}ZZ^L}Kl ZL2Z]LKo]J I want to change my Z}Lo]_J when they say that J they really mean that they want the therapist to really change the world back to when their defense mechanisms used to work. (2) ^]LZ]2Z_}lL}o27LZL]L2}LZZ]Z}ZK}]}LoZ}LL lK}]}Lo ^ o] l_]Z,-->^^J So just logically coming up with a conclusion does not mean anything & understanding something means NOTHING. J you need that emotional resonance. Having the same discussion over & over is meaningless J ][ZZ>-Z]Z]K}L: ------------ Free association As you talk J certain themes will be repeated J good therapists allow the patient to put the pieces together themselves J ][Z]Z]LZ }K]Z]ZKZoZ: Or for psychoanalysis J it has to be delivered in a way to the patient J Z}ZZ^o_]L] ] k punch] --- For final exam: know everything about psychoanalysis J }}L[ZlZ]Zorical things J know bold- printed stuff. Z]}L9ZZ}K}ZZ]L2ZZZ}[Z]LZl o]LZK]2ZZM (1) ][Z]2 o] Z7}}lL}Z}Z]Z}l]L2J Z[ZZZZ]2LZZ}K}]Z actually making headway in therapy. [when the client wants to stop coming J Z[ZZLK 1 sign] [Zo]l]LK}]}[]]L2}ZZ}]o }ZZ}7]}Z7}l7} get used to it. Which is what they do in therapy! Insight Therapies continued; Resistance J is the ideZ}}L[L}2}Z^ Zz9> : Freud thought that any attempt that the client made to prevent them from moving forward. He said that it is unconscious.
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