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What is electroconvulsive therapy ?

Electric currents are sent though the brain to induce a breif seizure, which can reverse certain illnesses

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What is psychosurgery?

Procedures performed on the brain in order to alleviate severe symptoms of mental illness that are not responsive to less invasive treatments

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What are antianxiety medications and how do they work?

Medication that reduces anxiety via central nervous system....the side effect include impaired attention and memory, and loss of coordination

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What medication is used for people with bipolar disorder?

Lithium..

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What is psychoanalysis?

Therapy that investigates repressed fears and conflicts by bringing them into the comcoius mind in order to treat the mental disorder

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What is behaviorial therapy?

Client change potentially destructive behavior through learning principles

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What is cognitive behavior therapy?

Helps person change potentially self destructive behavior through addressing negative thought patterns that fuel the behavior

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What is client centered therapy?

Client is given an accepting empathetic environment in which explore and attain personal growth

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What therapy is associated with freud?

Psychodynamic therapy....client reaches self awareness of unconscious content and childhood experiences...as well as understanding impact

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What therapy is carl rogers know for using?

Client centered therapy....they are given accepting and empathetic environment

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What therapy helps with PTSD?

Eye movement decentizAtion reprocessing...or light therapy

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What is an attitude?

Emotional and cognitive evaluations that we attach to people places objects and ideas