Psychology and social control

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How can drug theraphy be used as a social control?
treat those who are depressed, or have symtoms
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Name one study that show drug theraphy is a negitive light? Explain
rosenhan - sent 12 participants to different psychiatric hospitals saying the words like thud in their head - all diagnosed insane depsite being sane
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Explain should drugs be taken by free choice?
drugs should be taken of free will not against their will. This can be seen in mental institutions as patients are made to take drugs.
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What problem could arise when deciding to take drug theraphy?
Adults should have the right to choose however problem arises when they can't make that decision. So who should decide its okay to administer drugs
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Explain when social control control with use of drugs appropiate?
we can argue whether patients are given drugs for their own good or because its easier for the staff e.g. kenneth erskine who murdered OAP and showed signs of schizophrenia could of helped society
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One ethical issue involving animals to do with drug theraphy?
animal testing is used to test drugs which is a ethical concern
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why could drug theraphy not be very effective?
patients may forget to take drug or choose not to take it as concerned with side effects
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why may a patient relapse?
as effectiveness may wear off or when released from drug theraphy
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what can make drug theraphy costly and timing?
addicts attend regular meetings/counselling to move away from peer group, drug theraphy work better with another theraphy e.g. CBT
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what to patients need to be prepared to do?
be committed to the course of treatment
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what principle is token econemy based on?
operant conditioning
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Explain the arguement what TEP is really benefiting ?
Someone is deciding what the desired behaviours are and forcing particpants to show these behaviours
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How is TEP infringing on a persons rights?
particpants are required to change their behaviour in order to conform at some elses will to get rewards
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how can TEP be seen as ethical?
if targets behaviours benefit society and if the rewards are something which is given on top of the particpants usual requirements
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How can TEP be unethical?
if a participants rewards are item they need (food) as are forced to change their behaviour to gain these rewards
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who may have little free will in choosing to participate ?
those with mental disorders
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Can token econemy be generalised to ? explain your answer
no as once leave their setting so TEP stops and individual is released so behaviour your rewarded for they might not be rewarded
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what does evidence suggest CBT is effevtive to treat?
Depression, schizophreina and anxiety
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French and raven discovered five types of power that most therapists have what are they?
expert power, reward power, leitamate power, coercive power and referant power
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what is expert power ?
someone who is an expert in the field has knowledge in a specific area
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what is reward power?
held by a therapist because they can reward the client with praise and rewards
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What is legitamate power?
role of therapist is to shape a behaviour of participants and therapist needs to meet society's norms
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