Unit 13 - Therapy and Treatment - pages 605-638

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APA Content Standard Area: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

After concluding this unit, students understand:
1. Perspectives on treatment
2. Categories of treatment and types of treatment providers
3. Legal, ethical, and professional issues in the treatment of psychological disorders
Content Standard 1: Perspectives on treatment
1.1 Explain how psychological treatments have changed over time and among cultures.
1.2 Match methods of treatment to psychological perspectives.
1.3 Explain why psychologists use a variety of treatment options.
Content Standard 2: Categories of treatment/types of treatment providers
2.1 Identify biomedical treatments.
2.2 Identify psychological treatments.
2.3 Describe appropriate treatments for different age groups.
2.4 Evaluate the efficacy of treatments for particular disorders.
2.5 Identify other factors that improve the efficacy of treatment.
2.6 Identify treatment providers for psychological disorders and the training required for each.
Content Standard 3: Legal, ethical, and professional issues in the treatment of psychological disorders
3.1 Identify ethical challenges involved in delivery of treatment.
3.2 Identify national and local resources available to support individuals with psychological disorders and their families (e.g., NAMI and support groups).

Key Terms

Eclectic approach psychotherapy
Psychoanalysis resistance
Interpretation psychodynamic theory
Transference client-centered therapy
Insight therapies active listening
Behavioral therapy unconditional positive regard
Counterconditioning systematic desensitization
Aversive conditioning virtual reality exposure therapy
Token economy cognitive therapy
Family therapy cognitive behavioral therapy
Meta-analysis regression toward the mean
Evidence-based practice biomedical therapy
Psychopharmacology antipsychotic drugs
Tardive dyskinesia antianxiety drugs
Antidepressant drugs electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Psychosurgery lobotomy
repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)

Psychotherapy by Maria Vita


The Simpsons - Aversive Therapy

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Intensive Exposure Therapy

Virtual Reality Therapy

Lobotomy - part of a PBS documentary

Art Therapy

Part 1
Psychsim5 -

Mystery Client

Mystery Therapist

Computer Therapist

Losing Touch with Reality
schizophrenia review

Part 2