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1

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

2

Why is exposure therapy controversial?

It causes intense temporary anxiety

3

Describe the basis in learning theory of exposure therapy.

It is influenced by both classic and operant conditioning approaches

4

Draw the cognitive model of panic disorder.

Cognitive model of panic disorder

5

Outline how cognitive therapy works.

Cognitive therapy diagram

6

Compare the effectiveness of CBT with the effectiveness of anti-depressants.

CBT has a much lower rate of relapse than anti-depressants

7

What conditions are psychological therapies recommended for in the NICE guidelines?

Depression
Social anxiety
Generalised anxiety disorder
PTSD
OCD
Bulimia
Panic disorder and specific phobia
Schizophrenia