Flashcards in Psychological Therapies Deck (7)
Describe how exposure therapy works.
Treat phobias through exposure to the feared CS (e.g. car) in theabsence of the UCS (e.g. accident)
Response prevention is used to keep the operant avoidant response from occurring
This is highly effective at reducing anxiety states
Why is exposure therapy controversial?
It causes intense temporary anxiety
Describe the basis in learning theory of exposure therapy.
It is influenced by both classic and operant conditioning approaches
Draw the cognitive model of panic disorder.
Cognitive model of panic disorder
Outline how cognitive therapy works.
Cognitive therapy diagram
Compare the effectiveness of CBT with the effectiveness of anti-depressants.
CBT has a much lower rate of relapse than anti-depressants