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Treatments in Clinical Psychology

Cognitive Treatment- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Explanation
Focuses on present behaviour and thoughts rather than how these thoughts
developed. It helps them to understand what reality is and what is not. It focuses on
the positive symptoms in schizophrenic patients.
The therapist accepts the patient's perception of…

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It can also include the chance to work in co-operative businesses and sheltered social
firms. Mental health teams then provide help for the long term.
If some induviduals are in need of serious care, they are admitted to a psychiatric on
a short term basis, with the aim of getting…

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Useful as it can uncover Highly subjective and unfalsifiable
manifestations of underlying due to the problem of interpretation
conflicts between the ID and by the therapist.
superego.


Biological Treatment- Drug Therapy
Explanation
Antipsychotic drugs (also known as neuroleptics) were first developed in the 1950's.
They help sedate the person, and…

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tokens in order to buy a bike she wanted. The follow up study showed she made
good home and school adjustment, and gained weight at a normal acceptable rate.


Strengths Weaknesses
It can be used in conjunction with It ignores the underlying issues of
other treatments. anorexia, and only deals…

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