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Chapter 14

Chapter 14

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Michael Inzlicht

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TREATING MENTAL DISORDERS OF MIND AND BODY HOW IS MENTAL ILLNESS TREATED? (-Psychotherapy is the name given to formal psychological treatment -Biological therapy is treatment based the medical approach to illness and disease) Psychotherapy is based on psychological principles Psychodynamic therapy focuses on insight psychotherapy is generally aimed at changing patters of thought or behavior, though the ways in which such changes are effected candiffer dramatically. There is over 400 approaches to this treatment. Today, many practitioners use eclectic mix of techniques based on what they believe is best for the clients particular condition. Psychodynamic therapy focuses on insight: Sigmund Freud was one of the first to develop psychological treatments. He believed mental disorders were caused by prior
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