Ch 14: Treatment Methods for Disorders: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The Treatment Methods for Disorders unit of this AP Psychology Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about treatment methods. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Psychology Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about treatment methods. There is no faster or easier way to learn about treatment methods for disorders. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about individual, group, drug and biological therapies or treatment effectiveness.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need an AP psychology curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and the Treatment Methods for Disorders unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Treatment Methods for Disorders Unit Objectives:

  • Discuss individual therapy for psychological disorders.
  • Describe the practice of group therapy.
  • Explain the use of psychiatric drugs.
  • Give the details of biological therapy.
  • Examine the effectiveness of the various treatment methods.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: Treatment Methods for Disorders: Homeschool Curriculum
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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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