Chapter 15- Treatment of Psych Disorders
- 3 Types: insight (“talking”) Therapies, Behaviour
Therapies, Biomedical Therapies
- Eclectic approach
- Anxiety symptoms related to feelings that were a source of
conflict in the past and these feelings were repressed.
- To uncover the original cause of the conflict, help the
patient to gain insight and re-experience repressed,
Free association- where the patient usually lies on the couch
and speaks of their feelings, thought, whatever is on their
Dream Analysis- the analysis of dreams. Free associate about the
 Manifest Content- what the story seems about
 Latent Content- the true unconscious meaning of that dream,
uncovered through free association.
Transference- the patient unconsciously transfers conflictual
feelings about significant others onto the analyst.
Interpretation-subjective. Piece everything together, analyst
tries to interact the true meaning of what the patient is
Projective Tests- [A] Rorschach Ink-Blot Test, [B] Thematic
Apperception Test- recover motives.
Brief Psychodynamic Therapy- still emphasizes the importance of
Behaviour Therapy- based on learning principles
1.) Maladaptive behaviou