Ch 14: GRE Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders

About This Chapter

Review a variety of treatment methods for psychological disorders so that you're ready for relevant questions you'll encounter on the GRE Psychology Test. This chapter features engaging video lessons for your preparation.

GRE Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders - Chapter Summary

This chapter's effective lessons will help make sure that you can correctly respond to any items on the GRE Psychology Test regarding treatment for psychological disorders. You'll find the following topics in this chapter:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric drugs
  • Biological therapy
  • Treatment effectiveness

You're able to quickly check your understanding of each lesson by taking a practice quiz. You can easily return to any video segments for additional review by using the video tags.

GRE Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders Chapter Objectives

The GRE Psychology Test helps determine your readiness for graduate-level psychology coursework. The exam contains around 205 multiple-choice questions. The content in this chapter matches up with some of the questions you'll see from the clinical and abnormal part, which makes up between 12 and 14% of the test.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: GRE Psychology: Treatment Methods for Psychological Disorders
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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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Practice Final Exam
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