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Treating abnormality

Biological therapies
ECT is used for severe depression, when the patient has proved resistant to other forms of
psychological and biological therapies, with 12-15 sessions over a few weeks
Involves passing a small current through the brain to cause epileptic-like electrical discharges
Introduced in 1930's as treatment for…

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Dream analysis - technique used when therapist uses the dream work to interpret the
manifest content of the dream and uncover the latent content. Processes such as
displacement and symbolisation distort the latent content into the manifest content.
Projective tests - client is required to project or impose their own…


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