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UNIT 4 - THERAPIES FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

Effectiveness - whether it is successful in predicting the desired outcome.

Appropriateness - whether a treatment is suitable for the purpose in which it is being used.

Biological Treatments:

Conventional (Typical) Antipsychotics - block and reduce number of D2 receptor sites, long
term blockage…

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UNIT 4 - THERAPIES FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

Psychological Treatments:

CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) - abnormal behaviour i.e. SZ caused by irrational
thoughts about their future, themselves and their world, aim of therapy is to challenge.
Coping Enhancement Strategy, form of CBT, therapist focuses on one hallucination/
delusion, client and therapist identify…

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