Ch 25: Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Treatment in Abnormal Psychology chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master treatment in abnormal psychology. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of treatment in abnormal psychology.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering abnormal psychology material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn about abnormal psychology. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the uses of therapy and psychiatric drugs to treat abnormal behavior
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about treatment in abnormal psychology
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Treatment in Abnormal Psychology chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Treatment in Abnormal Psychology chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any abnormal psychology treatment question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a treatment unit of a standard abnormal psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric drugs
  • Biological therapy
  • Social learning theory
  • Prevention and intervention
  • Treatment effectiveness

16 Lessons in Chapter 25: Treatment in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review
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.

What is Social Learning in Abnormal Psychology Treatment?

5. What is Social Learning in Abnormal Psychology Treatment?

In this lesson, we'll examine the effect that society has on individuals by looking at how social learning theory can explain the cause and treatment of some mental disorders.

Community Approaches to Mental Health Treatment: Prevention & Intervention

6. 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.

Measuring Psychological Treatment Effectiveness

7. 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.

Issues in Mental Health Treatment: Cultural Factors, Effectiveness & Empirical Validation

8. Issues in Mental Health Treatment: Cultural Factors, Effectiveness & Empirical Validation

Although psychological treatment continues to improve, there are still some issues in this area. In this lesson, we'll look closer at cultural factors that affect treatment and the difficulty of proving treatment effectiveness via empirical validation.

Drug Therapy

9. Drug Therapy

Drug therapy plays an important role in the treatment of mental disorders today. Learn about the different types and common uses of these drugs and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Placebo Effect: Definition & Explanation

10. Placebo Effect: Definition & Explanation

The placebo effect occurs when a person believes that he or she is receiving real treatment and reports an improvement in his or her condition. In this lesson, learn what may cause the placebo effect and its importance in research.

Systematic Desensitization: Definition, Treatment & Examples

11. Systematic Desensitization: Definition, Treatment & Examples

Systematic desensitization is a behavioral technique commonly used to treat fear, anxiety disorders and phobias. Using this method, the person is engaged in some type of relaxation exercise and gradually exposed to an anxiety-producing stimulus, like an object or place.

What Is a Support Group? - Definition & Types

12. What Is a Support Group? - Definition & Types

You may have heard of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD). These are popular, nationally-recognized support groups. There are many types and benefits to support groups - find out more in this lesson.

Interpersonal Therapy: Techniques & Definition

13. Interpersonal Therapy: Techniques & Definition

Interpersonal therapy can be a very effective short-term treatment for episodes of acute depression or anxiety. Through this lesson, you will learn how to define interpersonal therapy and explore some of the techniques used in the process.

Cognitive Restructuring: Techniques, Definition & Examples

14. Cognitive Restructuring: Techniques, Definition & Examples

Cognitive restructuring can be a very effective treatment for intrusive negative thinking. Learn about cognitive restructuring and explore the ways it can be applied in a therapeutic environment.

Psychopharmacology: Definition & History

15. Psychopharmacology: Definition & History

The field of psychopharmacology helps us understand how prescription drugs, legal drugs, and illegal drugs change behavior in predictable ways. This lesson will give you an overview and history the field of psychopharmacology.

What is Solution-Focused Brief Therapy? - Techniques & Training

16. What is Solution-Focused Brief Therapy? - Techniques & Training

This lesson defines Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and contrasts it with traditional therapy. SFBT techniques and training are discussed, along with the guiding principles of this therapeutic approach.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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