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Whatvare the 2 al psychological therapies

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Cognitive behavioural therapy

Psychodynamic therapy: psychoanalysis

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What are the 2 sections for the cbt

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Cbt techniques

Outcome studies

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Intro for cbt

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Assumes that people have distorted beliefs and that’s what causes schizo. It influences their behaviour in maladaptive ways
W.g. someone with schizo may think their behaviour is being controlled by someone else
So delusions at et hough to be a result of faulty interpretations of events

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Talk about cbt techniques

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Used to help patient identify and correct faulty thinking

Looks back at the origins of the symptoms

Encourages to evaluate the content of their delusions or any internal voices they hear and to consider ways in which they might test the validity of their faulty beliefs

May be set behavioural assignments to improve their level of functioning

Learning of maladaptive responses often result of distorted thinking or mistakes in assessing cause and effect

Patient learns alternatives to previous maladaptive beliefs by looking for alternative explanations and coping strategies that are already present in the patients mind

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Talk about outcome studies

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Measure how well a patient does after a particular treatment, compared with the accepted form of treatment for that condition. Outcome studies of cbt show that patients who recieve cbt xp less hallucinations and delusions and recover their functioning to a greater extent than those who recieve anti psychotic medication

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2 people who studied outcome studies for cbt

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Dury et al

Kuipers et al

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What did drunk et al do and find

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Benefits of ct in terms of reduction if positive symptoms of schizo
25-50% reduction in recovery time for patients given combination if anti psychotic drugs and cbt

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What did Kuipers do and find

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Agreed with drury

But said there were lower patient drop out rates and better satisfaction when cbt was used in addition to an tipsy chaotic medication

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Give an example of delusional belief in terms of cbt

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Event
See a man outside house
Interpretation
He's following me
Feeling
Scared and paranoid
Behaviour
Avoid going out
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Intro to psychodynamic therapy or psychoanalysis

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Based on assumption that in divs are often unaware of the influence of unconscious conflicts on their current psychological state

Aim is to help bring this conflicts to the conscious mind to be dealt with

Assumes that symptoms are meaningful and are a product of the life history of the individual patient

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Talk about psychodynamic techniques

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Therapist creates alliance with patient. More severe equals more support must be provided

First task is to win the trust of the patient and build rel with them. Does this by replacing harsh and punishing conscience with Obe that is less destructive and more supportive

As patient gets healthier they play a more active role in their own recovery and therapist less active role