PSY 105 Study Guide - Final Guide: Citalopram, Paroxetine, Sertraline

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28 Sep 2015

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Use words and acts to overcome psychological difficulties. Biological treatments: drug therapy, psychotropic drugs- drugs that act primarily on the brain, psychosurgery. Brain surgery to alleviate abnormal functioning: antianxiety drugs, antidepressants, antibipolar drugs (mood stabilizers, antipsychotics. Surgical practice of cutting the connections between the frontal lobe and the. Implanted electrodes deliver low doses of electricity, used to: lobotomy centers of the brains treat depression, deep brain stimulation. Psychodynamic therapies: focus on past emotional trauma, psychodynamic techniques, free associated unconscious events, therapist interpretation. Desirable behaviors are reinforced with tokens that can. Popular behavioral technique for disciplining young children: therapists show client appropriate behavior so client can imitate, rehearse, and, social skills training incorporate these behaviors in their lives with the client. Therapists discuss social deficits and role play social situations: goal is to use the modeling technique in their real lives. Cognitive-behavioral therapies each other: the cognitive behavioral model.