PSY100H1 : PSYCH NOTES CH. 15.doc

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Treaments: how many types are there? (1) insight therapies talk therapy, involving sort through problems and solutions. (2) behaviour therapies making a direct effort to change problematic responses and maladaptive habits. Most of their procedures involve classical/operant conditioning or observational learning. (3) biomedical therapies interventions into a person"s biological functioning. Many who don"t have a mental disorder still go to therapy. There"s a stigma surrounding seeking mental professional help. 2 types: clinical and counselling psychologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders and everyday behavioural problems. Clinical psychologists" training emphasizes the treatment of full-fledged disorders while counselling psychologists" training is slanted toward the treatment of everyday adjustment problems. Both must earn a doctoral degree, serve a one-year internship in a clinical setting, followed by postdoc fellowship training. Def: physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders. ~ devote more time to relatively severe disorders.