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This is a type of biological therapy in which part of the brain is destroyed in hopes of changing...

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This is a type of biological therapy in which part of the brain is destroyed in hopes of changing an individual's behavior.

a. electroconvulsive therapy

b. applied behavior analysis

c. psychosurgery

d. client-centered therapy

e. psychoactive drug therapy

Therapy:

Biological therapy involves addressing underlying mechanisms in the brain or other parts of the body that produce mental disorders, such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or other insanity.

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The correct answer is c. psychosurgery.

This refers to several procedures, which remove different parts of the brain. Many of these procedures result...

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