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Ch. 15


Lecture number:
20
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Missouri
Course:
Psych 2510 - Survey of Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 2510 1nd Edition Lecture 20 Outline of Last Lecture I What are cognitive disorders II Features and Epidemiology III Causes and Prevention IV Assessment and Treatment Outline of Current Lecture V Becoming a Mental Health Professional VI Becoming a Client VII Treatment at the Individual Level VIII Treatment at the Community Level IX Limitations and Caveats about Treatment X Ethics Current Lecture I Becoming a Mental Health Professional A Professionals who work with people with mental disorders include psychologists psychiatrists psychiatric nurses marriage and family therapists social workers and special education teachers Paraprofessionals without advanced degrees may also work with special populations under supervision B Becoming a mental health professional involves gathering different types of experiences speaking to different people and taking varied courses II Becoming a Client These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute A Finding the right therapist involves asking many important questions and identifying someone that best fits your personal needs III Treatment at the Individual Level A Active treatment ingredients improve outcome for clients these include enhancing self control gaining mastery of symptoms practicing new skills exploring and gaining insight into problems experiencing ongoing and reinforcing successes and receiving therapist feedback B Process variables are general treatment ingredients that improve outcome for clients these include placebo effect therapist experience warm and respectful therapy environment reassurance effective therapist client interactions and catharsis C Does treatment actually work for clients The overall answer is yes as many types of psychotherapy seem effective and better than no treatment at all D Prescriptive treatment refers to specific therapies that match best with specific types of mental problems Some



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