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2 or more people who develop an interactive relationship and share at least on common goal or issue

Therapeutic groups

2

When members recognize they are not alone, other members have similar thoughts, feelings, & problems

Universality

3

When you help others

Altruism

4

When you have accurate info shared

Imparting of information

5

Treatment intervention in which a trained leader establishes a group for the purpose of treating pts with psychiatric disorders

Group psychotherapy

6

Corrective recapitulation of the primary family group

Reenact & connect family values

7

catharsis

sense of relief

8

maintenance group re-enforce or help maintain good behavior

support groups

9

name the types of activity groups

recreational
creative

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what do educational groups help with

give pts information about medications, coping skills, social skills etc

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family becomes involved with therapy

family therapy

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what are the goals of family therapy

understanding family dynamics
mobilize family strengths & resources
restructure maladaptive family behavioral styles
help strengthen family problem solving behaviors
assess and treat family and patient

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Freud

father of psychology
first to identify personality development by stages, the first 5 years are the most important, all mental disorders stem from issues from childhood that weren't involved

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Levels of awareness

conscious
preconscious
unconscious

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material within awareness is only a small part of the mind

conscious

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refers to memory that can be recalled to consciousness with some effort

preconscious

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all the memories, conflicts, and experiences that have been repressed and cannot be recalled at will without assistance of a therapist

unconscious

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cannot tolerate frustration, lacks ability to problem solve, "pleasure principle", at birth we are all Id, source of all drives, instincts, needs, genetic inheritance

Id

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rational self, provides logic & reason, problem solver, and reality tester, strives to maintain harmony
"reality principle"

Ego

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represents moral component, last to develop, concerned with right and wrong, opposite of Id

superego or conscience

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what side of the brain is conscious mind, logic, reason, math, reading, writing, language, analysis, Ego

left

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what side of the brain is unconscious mind, imagery, creativity, synthesis, dreams, symbols, emotions, Id

right

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why does the ego develop defense mechanisms?

to deal with anxiety by preventing conscious awareness of threatening feelings, we cant survive without them

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covering us a real or perceived weakness by emphasizing a trait one considers more desirable

compensation

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refusing to a acknowledge the existence of a real situation or the feelings associated with it

denial

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transfer of feelings to another that is considered less threatening or that is neutral

displacement

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an attempt to increase self worth by acquiring certain attributes and characteristics of an individual one admires

identification

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an attempt to avoid expressing actual emotions association with a stressful situation by using the intellectual processes of logic reasoning and analysis

intellectualization

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attributing feelings or impulses unacceptable to ones self to another person

projection

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attempt to make excuse or formulate logical reasons to justify unacceptable feelings or behaviors

rationalization