Ch 31: MTTC Psychology: Mental Health Treatment

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MTTC Psychology: Mental Health Treatment - Chapter Summary

Try our brief video lessons in this chapter to refresh your recollection of mental health treatments, in preparation for the MTTC Psychology test. The videos cover all the topics you need to know, including:

  • Psychodynamic treatment methods
  • Kinds of psychiatric drugs
  • Community approaches to prevention and intervention
  • Uses of prayer and meditation
  • Treating schizophrenia and other psychoses
  • Treating substance-related disorders

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6 Lessons in Chapter 31: MTTC Psychology: Mental Health Treatment
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Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis

1. Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis

Psychodynamic theory says that psychological problems come from a person's subconscious. But, how do you treat the subconscious? In this lesson, we'll look at three methods: free association, dream interpretation, and catharsis.

Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses

2. 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.

Community Approaches to Mental Health Treatment: Prevention & Intervention

3. Community Approaches to Mental Health Treatment: Prevention & Intervention

How are people with mental illnesses treated? In this lesson, we'll look at community mental health initiatives aimed at helping people prevent and get treatment for psychological disorders.

Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness

4. Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness

There is a long and complicated history between religion and mental illness, but recent developments in psychology are showing advantages to religious treatments for mental issues. This lesson examines faith-based therapy.

Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Managing Mental Health

5. Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Managing Mental Health

There are many types of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, which affect the day-to-day lives of many people. In this lesson, we'll look at the treatments commonly used for psychotic disorders, including the difference in types of antipsychotic drugs.

Treating Substance-Related Disorders: Biological, Behavioral and Psychodynamic Approaches

6. Treating Substance-Related Disorders: Biological, Behavioral and Psychodynamic Approaches

Millions of people suffer from alcohol and drug addiction. How do people get over addiction? In this lesson, we'll look at four different approaches to substance use treatment.

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