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what is ECT used for

severe depression that has not responded to other treatments, especially with older adults and medically ill patients

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psychoactive agents

pharmacological agents that affect the individual's psychological functioning

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extrapyramidal effects

symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease - stooped posture, muscular rigidity, shuffling gait, drooling

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anxiolytics

used to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and muscle tension by reducing activity in parts of the CNS - lowers activity in SNS and lowers other body functions

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four categories of antidepressants

MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI

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preferred antidepressants

SSRI and SNRI

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mood stabilizer preference

lithium

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what are stimulants used for

used for treatment in children and adult with ADHD

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side effects of stimulants

loss of appetite, sleep disturbance

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psychotherapy

process in which a professionally trained therapist uses techniques from psychological principles to relieve another person's psychological distress or to promote growth

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classic psychoanalysts rely on which five basic techniques

1) free association
2) dream interpretation
3) interpretation
4) analysis of resistance
5) analysis of transference

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free association

individual says everything that comes to mind without censoring - therapist helps patient recognize motives and conflicts

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dream interpretation

distinguish between obvious content of dream and more important content (usually unconscious)

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interpretation

analyst interprets what client is saying - interprets unconscious conflicts that may induce defense mechanism

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analysis of resistance

client is unwilling to reveal some thoughts, situations - therapist must determine source of resistance if client is wants to deal with problem effectively

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analysis of transference

by recognizing transference relationship and remaining neutral therapist can help work through conflict

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transference

occurs when client responds to therapist as he responded to significant figures from childhood

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ego analysts

believe individuals can control their own behaviour - use Freudian techniques to explore ego rather than id

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what do ego analysts try to convey to individual

how individual has relied on defence mechanism to cope with conflicts

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what do Alderian therapists believe in

interpret dreams in terms of current behaviour, offer direct advice, and encourage new behaviors

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interpersonal psychodynamic psychotherapy

mental disorders resulted from maladaptive early interactions between child and parent

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is interpersonal psychodynamic psychotherapy a form of brief psychodynamic therapy

yes

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time-limited dynamic psychotherapy

involve client face-to-face contact but emphasize analysis of transference

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what does time-limited dynamic psychotherapy help identify

patterns of interaction with others that strengthen unhelpful thoughts about self and others

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therapeutic alliance

quality of the relationship between therapist and client is recognized to be a a predictor of therapy outcome

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humanistic-experimental approach emphasis

person's current experience rather than on the past

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client-centered therapy

emphasize warmth and permissiveness of there therapist and tolerance in which client can be expressed

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what does client-centered therapy examine

lack of meaning in person's life - work best with those who are having conflicts regarding their existence or those with anxiety/ personality disorders

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gestalt therapy

clients become aware of feelings and needs that have been ignored, distorted and recognize that these needs are a part of themselves and should be accepted

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emotion-focused therapy

client enters into an empathic relationship with a therapist who is directive and responsive to their experience