Ch 12: Psychological Treatments: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Psychological Treatments chapter of this Introduction to Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about psychological treatments. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the essential information regarding psychological treatments required in a typical introductory psychology course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other introductory psychology work.
  • Identify the psychological treatment concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

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  • Struggle with understanding individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric drugs or any other psychological treatments topic
  • Have limited time for studying
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  • Prefer learning psychology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their psychological treatments unit
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  • Want to get ahead in introductory psychology
  • Don't have access to their psychology teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the treatment techniques employed in individual and group therapy.
  • Learn the role psychiatric drugs play in treating psychological disorders.
  • Explain how biological therapy can be used to treat psychological disorders.
  • Describe the effectiveness of different types of treatments.

13 Lessons in Chapter 12: Psychological Treatments: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Albert Ellis: Theory & Concept

6. Albert Ellis: Theory & Concept

Learn more about Albert Ellis, the father of cognitive-behavioral therapy and founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). Learn about REBT theory and therapy, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Global Assessment Of Functioning (GAF): Scale & Overview

7. Global Assessment Of Functioning (GAF): Scale & Overview

This lesson briefly describes the Global Assessment of Functioning, or GAF, and how it is used to rate a person's overall level of mental health during a diagnostic interview.

Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology: Definition & Concept

8. Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology: Definition & Concept

There are many therapeutic approaches to treating mental disorder. In this lesson, you will learn about the most prominent types of psychotherapy then test your knowledge with a quiz.

What Are Antipsychotics? - Types, Classification & Examples

9. What Are Antipsychotics? - Types, Classification & Examples

People with psychotic disorders, which include schizophrenia and the manic phases of bipolar disorder, are typically prescribed one or more antipsychotic medications. Learn about those medications here.

Repressed Memory: Definition, Symptoms & Therapy

10. Repressed Memory: Definition, Symptoms & Therapy

Learn what repressed memory is, different symptoms that are presented, and how to treat it. Afterwards, take a quiz to see if you have what it takes to identify repressed memory.

ACT Therapy Training & Exercises

11. ACT Therapy Training & Exercises

ACT is a type of psychotherapy that utilizes the key concepts of acceptance, commitment and mindfulness in the treatment of mental health issues. In this lesson, we will learn more about ACT therapy, training and some common exercises ACT therapists utilize in their practices.

Medicaid Coverage for Mental Health Services

12. Medicaid Coverage for Mental Health Services

This lesson goes over how mental health care is covered by Medicaid, a low-income insurance program. We'll talk about how mental health care is provisioned and how the passage of the Affordable Care Act impacted this.

Psychological Contracts: Definition & Importance

13. Psychological Contracts: Definition & Importance

This lesson goes over the concept of a psychological contract. You'll briefly learn about the basics of two types of psychological contracts and the importance of psychological contracts in the workplace in general.

Chapter Practice Exam
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