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: a procedure for statistically combining the results of many different research studies.

Metal -analysis

2

: clinical decision-making that integrates the best available research with clinical expertise and patient characteristics and preferences.

Evidence-based practice

3

: refers to the relationship between a healthcare professional and a client (or patient). It is the means by which a therapist and a client hope to engage with each other, and effect beneficial change in the client.

Therapeutic alliance

4

: as an individual's ability to successfully adapt to life tasks in the face of social disadvantage or other highly adverse conditions. Adversity and stress can come in the shape of family or relationship problems, health problems, or workplace and financial worries, among others.

Resilience

5

: the branch of psychology concerned with the effects of drugs on the mind and behavior.

Psychopharmacology

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: prescribed medicine used to treat schizophrenia and other forms of severe thought disorder.

Antipsychotic drugs

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: prescribed medication used to control anxiouness and agitation.

Antianxiety drugs

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: prescribed medication used to treat low spirits/moods; also increasingly prescribed for anxiety. Different types work by altering the availability of various neurotransmitters

Antidepressant drugs

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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 (ECT)

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the application of repeated pulses of magnetic energy to the brain; used to stimulate or suppress brain activity.

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (Rtms):

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: medical procedure that removes or destroys brain tissue in an effort to change behavior

Psychosurgery

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: a now-rare psychosurgical procedure once used to calm uncontrollably emotional or violent patients. The procedure cut the nerves connecting the frontal lobes to the emotion-controlling centers of the inner brain.

Lobotomy