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University of Toronto St. George
Stephanie Cassin

Jan 25, 2011 Treatment of abnormality and research methods lec: - Biological approaches- antipshycotic such as cholorophormozine- before this was invented people had to be in ward but when came people were let out - Antidepressant such as mayo inhibitors - We have a variety of medications becausethey have different side effects, like someone who has relationship problems and is dealing with depression you shouldn’t give them a anti depressant that makes them not be sexually charged - Psychotherapy- parkensin disease, severe ocd, epilepsy, very rare and a last resort - Repetitive transcranial stimulation- happens quite a bit for addiction, powerful magnets that attaches to your brain, long term changes in your neuro syn pase transmission. Not to many studies for long impact of treatment, few side effects, safer, looks promising - Biological should be attached to pshychological and they don’t help relationship patterns so important to also seek pshychological treatment - Pshychotherapy? Individual treatment meeting pshychologist or social worker, group therapy is more common than individual due to less cost. Individual therapy makes you feel more comfortable because of confidentiality, and if it is one on one you get more therapist time making treatment more personalized, while group therapy you wont feel isolated with the problem that you have and can relate to others making it universality. If you have a group more patients can be seen rather than being in a wait list also being expensive for individual therapy. - Therapeutic relationship- empathy – being able to relate to that person being in teir perspective. Genuinensess- say things you mean because clients are good at picking things that you don’t mean, trust- client wants to know anything they share is going to stay but they can only not keep it in cases of child abuse or if you are goin
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