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Flashcards - Methods of Psychological Treatment

Flashcards - Methods of Psychological Treatment
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Carl Rogers
Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology
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aversion therapy
Aversion therapy is a form of psychological treatment in which the patient is exposed to a stimulus while simultaneously being subjected to some form of discomfort
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stigma
Social stigma refers to extreme disapproval of a person or group on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived, and serve to distinguish them, from other members of a society
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
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serotonin
Serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine is a monoamine neurotransmitter
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neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitters, also known as chemical messengers, are endogenous chemicals that enable neurotransmission
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antipsychotics
Antipsychotics also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers, are a class of psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychosis , principally in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
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catharsis
Catharsis is the purification and purgation of emotions-especially pity and fear-through art or any extreme change in emotion that results in renewal and restoration
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catharsis
Catharsis is the purification and purgation of emotions-especially pity and fear-through art or any extreme change in emotion that results in renewal and restoration
antipsychotics
Antipsychotics also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers, are a class of psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychosis , principally in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitters, also known as chemical messengers, are endogenous chemicals that enable neurotransmission
serotonin
Serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine is a monoamine neurotransmitter
depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
stigma
Social stigma refers to extreme disapproval of a person or group on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived, and serve to distinguish them, from other members of a society
aversion therapy
Aversion therapy is a form of psychological treatment in which the patient is exposed to a stimulus while simultaneously being subjected to some form of discomfort
Carl Rogers
Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology
cognitive therapies
Cognitive therapy is a type of psychotherapy developed by American psychiatrist Aaron T
transference
Transference is a phenomenon characterized by unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to another
psychiatric medications
A psychiatric medication is a licensed psychoactive drug taken to exert an effect on the chemical makeup of the brain and nervous system
tricyclics
Tricyclic antidepressants are chemical compounds used primarily as antidepressants
client
A client is a piece of computer hardware or software that accesses a service made available by a server
resistance
The electrical resistance of an electrical conductor is a measure of the difficulty to pass an electric current through that conductor
support group
In a support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually nonprofessional and nonmaterial, for a particular shared, usually burdensome, characteristic
chemicals
A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties
norepinephrine
Norepinephrine , also called noradrenaline or noradrenalin, is an organic chemical in the catecholamine family that functions in the human brain and body as a hormone and neurotransmitter

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