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Ch 16: Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

About This Chapter

The Treatment of Psychological Disorders chapter of this Glencoe Understanding Psychology textbook companion course helps students learn about the various approaches used to treat psychological disorders, including talk therapies and biomedical treatments. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Treatment of Psychological Disorders textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Understanding Psychology Treatment of Psychological Disorders chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the psychological disorder treatment topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Behavioral approaches in therapy
  • Common cognitive treatments and therapy
  • Existential vs. humanistic theories
  • Carl Rogers' humanistic theory and psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Research on psychotherapy's effectiveness
  • Biological therapy
  • Psychiatric drugs
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Psychosurgery
  • Community psychology

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8 Lessons in Chapter 16: Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
Psychoanalytic Therapy: Free Association, Dream Analysis and Transference & Resistance

1. Psychoanalytic Therapy: Free Association, Dream Analysis and Transference & Resistance

Psychoanalytic therapy has many techniques. This lesson will explore four of these techniques: free association, dream analysis, and the analysis of transference and resistance.

Behavioral Approaches in Therapy

2. Behavioral Approaches in Therapy

What is the relationship between the stimulus-response model, applied behavior analysis, social-cognitive theory, and changing behavior? Is there really more than one way to look at behavioral therapy?

Common Cognitive Treatments and Therapy

3. Common Cognitive Treatments and Therapy

How do you treat someone who thinks or acts in a negative way? In this lesson, we'll look at what cognitive behavioral therapy is and the six phases in CBT.

Existential vs. Humanistic Theories: Comparing Two Major Theories in Psychotherapy

4. Existential vs. Humanistic Theories: Comparing Two Major Theories in Psychotherapy

The humanistic and existential theories of psychology are often confused. In this lesson, we'll look at the similarities of and differences between the two theories and their related therapies.

Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy

5. Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy

Carl Rogers is often credited with being one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century with contributions that include client-centered therapy, self-actualization, and the theory of self.

Group Therapy

6. Group Therapy

When an individual has personal problems they want to work on with the help of a professional therapist, they don't necessarily have to do it one-on-one. They could benefit from group therapy instead. When is group therapy a good option?

Biological Therapy

7. Biological Therapy

Do you think psychological problems can be fixed with electric shocks or brain surgery? Find out more about biological treatments for mental problems and the controversial role they played in treating patients.

Psychiatric Drugs

8. Psychiatric Drugs

Have you ever been curious about how psychiatric drugs work, or more specifically, which psychiatric drugs are used for which disorders? This lesson outlines some common psychiatric disorders and how various medications are used to treat and subdue psychotic symptoms.

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