Ch 24: GACE Behavioral Science: Psychological Treatments

About This Chapter

Complete the lessons of this chapter to refresh your memory on the different types of psychological treatments as part of your preparation for the GACE Behavioral Science test.

GACE Behavioral Science: Psychological Treatments - Chapter Summary

Watch this series of video lessons to review the effectiveness and applications of various psychological treatments. These lessons are taught by our expert instructors and are mobile device compatible so that you have an effective and versatile way to get ready for GACE Behavioral Science test items dealing with:

  • Various approaches to individual therapy
  • Kinds of group therapy
  • Types of psychiatric drugs
  • Biological therapies
  • How treatment effectiveness can be measured

Following these lessons, test your retention of the information with the lesson quizzes, and use the results to find out which topics you don't know. Fortify your understanding of these topics by returning to the lessons using the video tags, which allow you to jump to the material you need to review some more. You can also take the chapter exam to assess your overall understanding of the lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 24: GACE Behavioral Science: Psychological Treatments
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Individual Therapy: Psychodynamic, Cognitive & Behavioral

1. Individual Therapy: Psychodynamic, Cognitive & Behavioral

What are the different approaches to individual therapy? In this lesson, we'll watch as Mary tries to find the type of individual therapy that works best for her. Will she be able to overcome her problems? Let's find out!

Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types

2. Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types

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?

Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses

3. Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses

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.

Biological Therapy for Psychological Problems: Definition & Examples

4. Biological Therapy for Psychological Problems: Definition & Examples

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.

Measuring Psychological Treatment Effectiveness

5. Measuring Psychological Treatment Effectiveness

In this lesson we'll explore factors that contribute to treatment effectiveness in psychological treatment plans. We'll also analyze ways to assess effectiveness and the importance of doing so.

Chapter Practice Exam
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