Psychological Therapies of Schizophrenia- Essay Plan

Here's an essay plan on the subject of psychological therapies of schizophrenia. Use it if you want, I chose these studies/explanations as they had the most to write on. When writing essays in psych remember about breadth and dept, 200 words approx for AO1 and 400 approx for AO2/3.

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Psychological Therapies for Schizophrenia- Essay Plan

1. Behavioural therapy (CBT) - people have distorted beliefs which influence their behaviour in
maladaptive ways. Delusions- result from faulty interpretations of events and cognitive
therapy is used to help the patient identify and correct theses. Encouraged to think back to
the origins of…

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seems to imply that psychoanalysis is an effective treatment and just as good as CBT.
However, there are some methodological limitations to this Meta analysis. Firstly, there
were a relatively small number of studies and so it was difficult to assess the impact of any
extraneous variables like the amount…


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