Psych: Treatments and Therapies Chapter 15

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  1. Ways to increase the functioning and helps people adjust to life differently
  2. Healing by prayer
  3. The drilling of a hole in the skull to release evil spirits
  4. Witches burned at the stake
  5. Involuntary commitment to be put into a room by oneself
  6. Discharging people from mental hospitals
  7. Brain operation in which the nerve pathways between the frontal lobes and the thalamus and hypothalamus are cut in hopes of treating psychological disorders
    Prefrontal Lobotomy
  8. To bring unconscious conflicts into conscious awareness
  9. The person’s inability or unwillingnesss to discuss or reveal certain memories, thought, or experiences
  10. The patient may displace (or transfer) unconscious feelings about a significant person in his or her life onto the therapist
  11. Interpretating what is going on in the dream, or in the unconscious that is causing the behaviors
  12. The devil, or the dark side that wants more
  13. The "inbetween" good and bad
  14. The angel, the voice of reason
    The Superego
  15. Mental representations of things
  16. The masculine side of yourself
  17. The feminine side of yourself
  18. The bad side of yourself
    The Shadow
  19. Listening with total attention that involves reflecting, paraphrasing, and clarifying what a person says or means
    Active Listening
  20. The intent to hopefully drag out the information that has been bothering the individual. 
    Live and acceptance with no contingencies attached
    Unconditional Positive Regard
  21. Learning in which voluntary responses are controlled by their consequences
    Operant Conditioning
  22. Formula of Mental Health
    Actions + Feelings + Thoughts = A healthy life
  23. Learning that occurs when a neutral stimulus is paired with an unconditioned one to create a conditioned response
    Classical Conditioning
  24. Negative reaction that has been associated with nausea or other illnes
    Aversive Conditioning
  25. Gradual process to extinguish a learned fear
    Systematic Desensitization
  26. An initially intense exposure to something you fear
  27. Simulation for fear
    Virtual Reality
  28. Involuntary movements in the jaw. A side effect from Thorazine
    Tardive Dyskenesia
  29. Clients watch and imitate positive role models
    Modeling Therapy
  30. Shock Therapy that hits a "reset button" in your brain. Treatment for severe depression
    ECT Therapy
  31. What are the cons of ECT Therapy?
    • Memory Loss
    • Lethal
  32. A group of techniques based on learning principles that are used to change maladaptive behaviors
    Behavior Therapy
  33. Internal dialogue; the things people say to themselves when they interpret events
    Self Talk
  34. A psychoanalyst's explanation of a patient's free associations, dreams, resistance, and transference
  35. A psychological treatment that attempts to change maladaptive interaction patterns among members of a family
    Family Therapy
  36. Operative procedures on the brain designed to relieve severe mental symptoms that have no responded to other forms of treatment
    Psycho Therapy
  37. The person's inability to discuss or reveal certain memories
  38. Treatment method in which multiple people meet together to work toward therapeutic goals
    Group Therapy
  39. Medications used to treat anxiety disorders
    Antianxiety drugs
  40. Behavior therapy technique that pairs an aversive stimulus with a maladaptive behavior
    Aversion Therapy
  41. Therapy involving physiological interventions to reduce symptoms associated with psychological disorders
    Biomedical Therapy
  42. An approach to therapy in which the therapist combines techniques from various theories to find the appropriate treatment for the client
    Eclectic Approach
  43. The person may displace unconscious thoughts and feelings from past relationships onto new relationships
  44. Techniques employed to improve psychological functioning
    Drug Therapy
  45. Reporting whatever comes to mind without monitoring its contents
    Free Association
  46. Authenticity; the awareness of one's true inner thoughts and feelings and being able to share them honestly
  47. Therapy that focuses on faulty thought processes and beliefs to treat problem behaviors
    Cognitive Therapy
  48. The release of tension and anxiety through the reliving of a traumatic accident
  49. An insightful awareness and ability to share another person's inner experience
  50. Five major techniques of psychoanalysis
    • Free Association
    • Dream Analysis
    • Resistance
    • Transference
    • Interpretation
  51. Treatment is briefer, face to face, and more directive
  52. Therapy that assumes problems develop from a blockage or disruption of normal growth potential
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Psych: Treatments and Therapies Chapter 15
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