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An emotionally charged confiding interaction between a train therapist and someone who suffers from psychological difficulties

Psychotherapy

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Prescribed medication or medical procedures that act directly on the patients nervous

Biomedical therapy

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An approach to psychotherapy that depending on the clines problems uses techniques from various forms of therapy

Eclectic approach

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Freuds therapeutic technique he believed the patients free association resistances dreams and transferences released previously repressed feelings allowing the patient to gain self-insight

Psychoanalysis

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Developed psychoanalysis which was the first of the psychological therapies Freud assumed that many psychological problems are filed by childhoods residue of repressed impulses and conflicts (person)

Sigmund Freud

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In psychoanalysis a method of exploring the unconscious which the person reviles and says whatever comes to mind no matter how trivial or embarrassing

Free association

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In psychoanalysis he blocking from consciousness of anxiety laden material

Resistance

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In psychoanalysis the analysts noting supposed dream meanings resistances and other significant behaviors and events in order to promote insight

Interpretation

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In psychoanalysis the patients transfer to the analyst of emotions linked wither other relationships

Transference

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Humanistic therapy developed by Carl Rodgers in which the therapist uses techniques such as active listening within a genuine accepting empathic environment to facilitate clients growth

Client centered therapy

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Believed people are basically good and endowed with self actualizing tendencies unless thwarted by an environment that inhibits grown primed for growth and fulfillment need 3 conditions genuiness acceptance and empathy (person)

Carl Rodgers

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Empathic listening in which the listener echoes restates and clarifies

Active listening

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Therapy that applies learning principles to the elimination of unwanted behaviors

Behavior therapy

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A behavior therapy procedure that conditions new responses to stimuli that trigger unwanted behaviors based on classical conditioning

Counterconditioning

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Behavioral techniques such as systematic desensitization that treat anxieties by exposing people to the things they fear and avoid

Exposure therapy

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A type of counterconditioning that associates a pleasant relaxed state with gradually increasing anxiety triggering stimuli commonly used to treat phobias

Systematic desensitization

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An anxiety treatment that progressively exposes people to simulations of their greatest fears such as flying spiders or public speaking

Virtual reality exposure therapy

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A type of counterconditioning that associates an unpleasant state (such as nausea) with an unwanted behavior (such as drinking)

Aversive conditioning

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An operant conditioning procedure in which people earn a token of some sort of exhibiting a desired behavior and can later exchange tokens for various privileges or treats

Token economy

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Therapy that teaches people more adaptive ways of thinking and acting based on the assumption that thoughts intervene between events and our emotional reactions

Cognitive therapies

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A popular integrated therapy that combines cognitive therapy (changing self defeating thinking) with behavior therapy (changing behavior)

Cognitive behavior therapy

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Normally consist of 6-9 people of session lasting about 90 minutes clients benefit from knowing other share similar problems

Group therapy

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Therapy that treats family as a system views individuals unwanted behaviors as influenced or directed at other family members attempts to guide family embers toward positive relationships and improved communication

Family therapy

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The tendency for extremes of unusual scores to fall back toward the average

Regression toward the mean

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Procedure for statistically combining the results of many different research studies

Meta analysis

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The study of the effects of drugs on he mind and behavior

Psychopharmacology

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Involuntary movements of the facial muscles tongue and limbs a possible neurotoxicity effect of long term use of antipsychotic drugs that target D2 dopamine receptors

Tardive dyskinesia

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A biomedical therapy for severely depressed patients in which a brief electric current is sent through the brain of an anesthetized patient

Electroconvulsive therapy

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The application of repeated pulses of magnetic energy to the brain used to stimulate or suppress brain actvitiy

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation

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Surgery that removes or destroys brain tissue in an effort to change behavior

Psychosurgery