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4/2/2013 6:33:00 PM MODULE 52 Treating Psychological Disorders: Psychotherapy: treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of interactions between trained therapist and someone seeking to overcome psychological difficulties or achieve personal growth Biomedical therapy: prescribed medications or procedures that act directly on the person’s physiology Eclectic approach: an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client’s problem, uses techniques from various forms of therapy Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Therapy: Psychoanalysis: Freud’s therapeutic technique – hopes for healthier, less anxious lives with the release of energy that is devoted to id-ego-superego conflicts (deal with repressed feelings and helps the patient gain self-insight) Resistance: in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety- laden material Interpretation: in psychoanalysis, the patient’s transfer to the analyst of emotions linked with other relationships Psychodynamic therapy: therapy deriving from psychoanalytic tradition that views individuals as responding to unconscious forces and childhood experiences and that seeks to enhance self-insight Humanistic Therapies: Insight Therapy: a variety of therapies that aim to improve psychological functioning by increasing a person’s awareness of underlying motives and defenses Client-centered therapy: humanistic therapy, Carl Rogers, use techniques such as active listening within a genuine, accepting, empathetic environment to facilitate client growth Active listening: empathic listening in which the listener echoes, restates, and clarifies Unconditional positive regard: caring, accepting, nonjudgmental attitude believed to help with self-awareness/acceptance Behaviour Therapies: Be
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