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Title: Chapter 17: Therapy


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Chapter 17 Therapy
  • Overview of Modern Therapy

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Introduction and Overview
  • Definition of psychological treatment
  • Brief history of treatment
  • Modern Therapy
  • Models
  • Types

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Brief history of treatment
  • Prior to 1700s
  • Cause of mental illness was possession by evil
    spirits or imbalance of body chemicals
  • Treatment included trephining, bleeding, or
    torture.

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History of Treatment
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Pre-scientific treatment
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History of Treatment
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Pre-scientific treatment
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Brief history of treatment
  • Prior to 1700s
  • Cause of mental illness was possession by evil
    spirits or imbalance of body chemicals
  • Treatment included trephining, bleeding, or
    torture.
  • 1700 1900
  • People with psychological disorders are "madmen"
    who should be caged in order to protect society.
  • Anyone undesirable - criminals, lepers, old
    people, and the mentally ill - was confined in
    asylums.
  • Dungeons with horrible conditions.

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Reform Movement
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Reform Movement
  • Philippe Pinel Dorothea Dix
  • Called for improved treatment of the insane
  • Worked to improve conditions In mental hospitals

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Trenton Mental Hospital Trenton, NJ
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Modern Therapy
  • The Medical Model
  • Madness is a mental illness that can be
    diagnosed, treated, and cured
  • Has links to modern insights into genetic causes
    of disorders and modern biomedical treatments

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Modern Therapy
  • The Bio-Psycho-Social Model
  • Behavior is the result of interaction between
    nature and nurture
  • To attribute a disorder to illness is to say
    that the cause is purely internal

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Modern Therapy
  • Two approaches
  • Psychotherapy
  • A trained therapist uses psychological techniques
    to assist someone seeking to overcome
    difficulties or achieve personal growth
  • Biomedical Therapy
  • A prescribed medication or medical procedure that
    acts directly on the patients nervous system

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Modern Therapy
  • Psychotherapies
  • Over 250 types of psychotherapies exist
  • The most influential
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Behavior Therapy

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Modern Therapy
  • Biomedical Treatments
  • Drug Therapy
  • Electro-convulsive shock therapy
  • Psychosurgery

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Modern Therapy
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