BEHAVIOURAL THERAPIES - Depression

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who developed a behavioural therapy?
Lewinsohn
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what is this therapy based on
taking up pleasurable activities and improve social skills
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how does the therapist work with the patient?
they develop an action plan for trying new activities
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what does the therapist then ensure?
all positive behaviours are rewarded whilst negative ones are ignored
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who are also included to make sure that this occurs outside sessions?
family members
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what does the therapist also teach the patient?
different social skills - verbal and non verbal; teaches them to recognise cues in other people and how to respond appropriately
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what is also essential for the success of the treatment?
the practice gained in homework tasks
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how does the treatment work?
learning new behaviours leads to positive reinforcement and encourages the person to do more which brings them out of depression
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when is behavioural therapy only effective?
when it is delivered as a whole package - isolated elements not effective
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how have people made this therapy less reductionist?
combined it with cognitive elements
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what is behavioural therapy focused on - nature of nurture?
nurture
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