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from of therapy in which a trained professional uses methods based on psychological theories to help a person who has psychological problems.
Psychotherapy based on social learning theory in which the therapist helps the client to change their abnormal cognitions.
cognitive behavior therapy
humanistic therapy where the therapist takes an active role to help the client to become more aware of his/her feelings.
Psychotherapy conducted in groups. typically of 4-8 clients at a time.
Based on Carl Rogers approach to humanistic psychotherapy, where the therapist creates an atmosphere to encourage clients to discover feelings that may be unaware of.
Psychotherapy that emphasizes the understanding of each family member. usually all family members have to be present.
A medical therapy that uses medications to treat abnormal behavior.
Those therapies, including Drug Therapy, Electro-Convulsive therapy, Psycho-Surgery, is designed to correct a physical condition caused by a psychological disorder.
A medical therapy that uses electrical currents to control convulsive seizures.
A medical therapy that involves operating on the brain to alleviate mental disorders.
A theory that people tend to look for explanations for their own behavior in others.
A therapeutic technique in which the therapist and client act as if they were people in other problem situations.
A tool used by Fried in which the patient is encouraged to talk about whatever comes to mind.
Method developed by Freud, in which the patient is encouraged to recall dreams and the therapist tries to interpret and reveal their dream meaning.
A behavior therapy in which a person with a phobia is first exposed to that phobia which will be mildly fear provoking.
Any form of patient opposition to the process of Psychoanalysis.
The phenomenon in psychoanalysis in which the person comes to feel and act toward the therapist that resembles how they feel about other significant adults.
The release of emotional energy related to unconscious conflicts.
Technique used in Humanistic Psychotherapy in which the therapist reflects the emotions of the client to help the client clarify their feelings.
The branch of Psychology that studies individuals as they interact with others.
An effect in which working in a group improves one's performance on individual projects.
The tendency of members of a group to work less hard when group performance is measured than when individual performance is measured.
The faulty decision making processes that may occur in groups.
The tendency for group discussion to make beliefs and attitudes more extreme.
Yielding to group pressure even when no direct request to comply has been made.
Culturally determined guidelines that tell people what behavior is expected of them.
Guidelines provided by every culture for judging acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
Beliefs that predispose one to act and feel in certain ways.
The tendency for first impression to heavily influence opinions about other people.
The process of forming impressions of others.