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  • One Week Of Behavior Therapy Mary
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    I found the article Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Pharmacological Therapy with Behavioral Therapy to be Very Interesting. Through Mary's story I have learned a lot of new and interesting information concerning Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. Mary had several symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, the most obvious being the excessive hand washing. One of the common obsessions of OCD is contamination fears of germs, dirt, etc. and the common compulsion is washing, which in Mary's case became s...
  • Person With Cognitive Impairment
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    A cognitive impairment means there is a change in how a person thinks, reacts to emotions, or behaves. What is going on in the body? A person can be born with a cognitive impairment. In this case, it is usually termed mental retardation. It may result from a birth injury, such as a lack of oxygen. It may also result from a defect as the baby was formed. A cognitive impairment also may occur later in life, following an injury or as part of a disease. What are the signs and symptoms of the conditi...
  • Group Of Different Therapies
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    The definition of Psychotherapy is a treatment of mental or emotional disorder or of related bodily ills by psychological means. There are three different types of psychotherapy, which are used today. First there is the method that was based upon Freud's concepts, psychoanalysis. This therapy makes use of things such as free association, interpretation, transference, alriaction, insight, and working through. The second method is a group of therapies, which try to correct behavioral problems. Fir...
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
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    There are many different types of therapies or psychological methods used to alleviate problems. First, there are therapies that emphasize the value of gaining insight to personal problems. Then there are behavior therapies and cognitive therapies, which are used to directly change troublesome actions and thoughts. Two therapies I will be describing are rational-emotive behavior therapy and psychoanalysis. According to author Dennis Coon of Introduction to Psychology, Rational-emotive behavior t...
  • Form Of Behavioral Therapy
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    METHODS OF THERAPY Therapy, from a psychologist's viewpoint, has many different meanings. It can be physical or psychological, or even both. In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. First the word therapy will be defined more clearly, and then psychotherapy and how it differs from other interactions yet is also similar. Next therapy will be examined from the Psychodynamic, Cognitive and Humanistic-Existential points of view, as well as the differences in their metho...
  • Controversy Over Facilitation Therapy The Autistic Child
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    Hajducko 1 Steven Hajducko Prof. Sims MWF 10: 00-11: 00 29 November 1995 False Words and False Hope Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: We start with an image-a tiny, golden child on hands and knees, circling round and round a spot on the floor in mysterious self- absorbed delight. She does not look up, though she is smiling and laughing; she does not call our attention to the mysterious object of ...
  • Brief Counseling And Short Term Therapy Approaches
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    Short-term or Brief Counseling / Therapy: Cognitive-behavioral and Psychodynamic Models for College Counseling Abstract Short-term or Brief Counseling / Therapy and the current mental health system seem to be inexorably linked for at least the foreseeable future. This paper discusses the history, objectives, appropriate clientele, efficacy, and the other benefits, and short comings, of this therapeutic / counseling modality and its relevance to my present career direction, College Counseling. Co...
  • Cognitive Therapy Eating Disorders
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    Bulimics have fears and concerns of treatment and help. There are many ways to help a bulimic through many different therapies. There is cognitive behavioral, individual, family, and group therapy. Psychopharmacologic therapy, self-help groups, hospitalization and nutritional counseling are also helpful. Immediate treatment is the best way, but many don't seek treatment until their thirties or forties. Fifty percent of patients fully recover; however, thirty percent have a relapse up to six year...
  • Linehan's Dialectical Behavior Therapy
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    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a challenging condition that has received a surfeit of attention in the literature on personality disorders. The notorious difficulties in treating BPD patients have resulted in many theories and practices as clinicians attempt to make headway in treating people who are frequently suicidal and therapy-aversive, but whose intense psychological pain draws therapists in to their world. The diagnosis itself is often problematic; a key point is that as a perso...
  • William Glasser In Reality Therapy
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    Albert Ellis And William Glasser Essay, Research Albert Ellis And William Glasser Running head: ALBERT ELLIS AND WILLIAM GLASSER Albert Ellis and William Glasser Jerold F. Soles Webster University – Kelly Air Force Base Abstract Albert Ellis and William Glasser have been in the mainstream of psychological society for over four decades. Both have contributed greatly to modern psychotherapy. The Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) of Albert Ellis and the Reality therapy of William Glass...
  • College Dr Lazarus
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    Arnold Lazarus was born in 1932. He was born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa. "Although Dr. Lazarus grew up in South Africa, he strongly identified with the United States. ' (Corey, 2001, chap. 10) When Dr. Lazarus was a young man he viewed racism and discrimination were the views and acts of the ignorant. Dr. Lazarus received hi master's degree in experimental psychology, and later received his Ph. D. in clinical psychology. After college Dr. Lazarus went into private practice in Joh...
  • Controversy Over Facilitation Therapy
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    Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. It is caused by biological factors, it is a neurological disorder that affects the children's, whom most can demonstrate special skills, sensory systems, their ability to communicate and their ability to fully participate in society. An autistic child can get help by different therapies, the newest one is the facilitation therapy. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: "We start with an image-a tiny, ...
  • Behavioral Techniques With Cognitive Therapy Techniques
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    The Behavior Therapies Behavior Therapies The treatment of disorders (can be either mental or physical) by the use of either psychological needs or by the use of medicinal needs is called therapy. Therapy involves talking with a trained professional about things such as symptoms, problems, and understanding one's self. Therapists help patients in many ways: ? Help patients understand and cope with their illnesses.? Empathize with their patients and help them understand why they behave the way th...

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