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Compare and contrast the person-centred and mindfulness approaches to understanding and working with fear and sadness. Which of
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...behavioural therapy (CBT), instead of using mindfulness as a solitary therapeutic approach (Barker, Vossler, & Langdridge, 2010 p.171. Chapter 8.). Largely, mindfulness represents a mode of approaching suffering that should be taught to clients to apply within their lives, rather than purely a form of therapy. In the same way that numerous and diverse versions of Buddhism, there are also numerous versions of mindfulness or psychotherapy heralding slightly different theories and practices based... ? Person-Centered and Mindfulness Person-Centered and Mindfulness Introduction Sadness and fear can be regarded as some of the most dominant emotional difficulties that most people report and pursue...
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Short Answer Questions
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...behavioural therapy? Behavioural therapy refers to a treatment that assists alter self-destroying conducts (Department of Health, 2015). 31. Define what a childhood disintegrative disorder is? Childhood disintegrative disorder refers to a rare disorder typified by late start of developmental delays in language, motor skills and social function (ASCA, 2014). 32. What is a chronic mental illness? Chronic mental illness refers to a severe behavioural pattern or mental anomaly that result to pain or a weakened aptitude to function normally... Questions What is Disorientation? Disorientation is a form of misrepresented mental standing. It is a natural incident that people encounter when they are lightheaded...
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Psychology
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...Behavioural Therapy Explained. Radcliffe Publishing. Sharon, I. (2010). Dissociative Disorders Etiology and Introduction. Medscape Reference. Retrieved April 26, 2011 from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/294508-overview#a30... Running Head: ABBREVIATED OF YOUR CHOICE (all caps) and Section # of Psychology An introduction to cognitive behavior therapy The essence of cognitive behavior therapy, as the name suggests, is the combination of the cognitive and behavior aspect of psychological therapy. This therapy involves the application of social learning theories such as observation and imitation combined with...
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Psycho-pharmacology review
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...Behavioural and cognitive behavioural therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006 (4): CD004856. St. Louis Psychologists and Counseling Information and Referral. ADHD: Is Ritalin Really the Wonder Drug? Accessed on June 23, 2011 < http://www.psychtreatment.com/ adhd_and_Ritalin.htm >... 25 April Following is the review of five psychoactive drugs that are being prescribed currently: 1. Zoloft: The generic name of this drug is Sertraline hydrochloride which is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. This drug is primarily used to treat major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic...
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The Relevance of Psychodynamic Theory to Addiction Treatment
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...Behavioural Addiction Treatment Techniques 8 Principles of Behavioural Therapy 9 Principles of Cognitive Therapy 10 Psychodynamic Theories 12 Psychodynamic Theories of Addiction 16 Krystal’s Psychodynamic Addiction Theory 16 McDougall’s Psychodynamic Theory of Addiction 20 Khantzian Psychodynamic Theory of Addiction 23 Conclusion: The Relevance of Psychodynamic Theory to Addiction 27 Reference List 29 Bibliography 32 The Relevance of Psychodynamic Theory... ?The Relevance of Psychodynamic Theory to Addiction Treatment By Contents Contents 2 The Relevance of Psychodynamic Theory to Addiction Treatment 3 Introduction 3 Addiction Theory 4 Non-psychodynamic Methods of Addiction Treatment 8 Cognitive and...
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Treatment and Recovery Project (Sexual Addiction: Pornography)
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...therapy takes place in a hospital setting and integrates individual, group, and family counselling sessions. The 12-step approach and the cognitive behavioural therapy are used as the therapeutic interventions. The recovery plan conforms to the medical disease model that focuses on diagnosis and then intervention. Introduction Sexual addiction denotes a condition exhibited by individuals who lack the potential to exert control on their sex drives. Although regular sex presents multiple... ? Sexual Addiction Sexual addiction de s a compulsive preoccupation and the pursuit of sexual gratification at a high frequency leading to the development of a pattern of deviant sexual behaviour. Sexual addiction...
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Critical Review
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...Behavioural Therapy vs. Enhanced Supportive Therapy for Auditory Hallucinations (David L. Penn, Piper S. Meyer, Elizabeth Evans, R.J. Wirth, Karen Cai, Margaret Burchinal) Summary Individual CBT has been proven effective ancillary treatment for positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. However, only few benefit from it due to its limited accessibility. One way seen to maximise CBT intervention is through group therapy, thus this study, which aims to examine the efficacy of group CBT for auditory hallucinations compared with enhanced ST. The researchers used blind randomized clinical trials (RCT) on a carefully selected... A Critical Review A Randomized Controlled Trial of Group...
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Mental health essay: The possible causes of hearing voices and the problems faced by people who hear voices
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...behavioural therapy with delusions and hallucinations: a practice manual. Cheltenham, Nelson Thornes. PERRY, D. (2011). Caring for the physical and mental health of people with learning disabilities. London, Jessica Kingsley Publishers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=387903. RITSHER JB, LUCKSTED A, OTILINGAM PG, & GRAJALES M. (2004). Hearing voices: explanations and implications. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 27, 219-27. SCHMIDT, L. E. (2000). Hearing things: religion, illusion, and the American enlightenment. Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press.... Hearing Voices Hearing Voices Introduction People have experienced unusual and unnatural...
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Acute stress response
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...therapy that focuses on behavioural change. Advising all those suffering from these symptoms would be to relax. Relaxation would be the main manner in which these individuals can learn to forego their main symptoms. Counselling and support from family and friends could also go a long way in enabling patients to recover effectively. The treatment of acute stress disorder has been termed as successful... ? Acute Stress Response Acute stress response was first described in the early 19th century. This is where the term was first used to describe the reaction that a person exhibits in a stressful situation. These cases were first established by Cannon Walter. He suggested that response to a stimulus brought...
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The nurses role as a cultural broker
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...behavioural therapy proves to be effective for individuals who are traumatised by earlier events. Nurses help an individual process what happened to them by counselling them (Humphery, Weeramanthri & Fitz, 2001). The movie Child Bride is a very sad story as little girls are forced to marry older people. These children brides are also traumatised because they are forced to do things children their age are not supposed to do for example starting... The nurse’s role as a cultural broker Lecturer The nurse’s role as a cultural broker Cultural brokering refers to a health care intervention where the professional uses the knowledge and skills of culture and health science to negotiate with the customer and...
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
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...Behaviour Therapy 3rd, October, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy In his target article, Toward a Clinic-OrientedModel of Anxiety Disorders 2006 Norton focuses on exploring evidences supporting clinical models of anxiety disorders. From his perceptive, the author convincingly presents the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The model was formulated around principles of aiding diagnosis, fostering communication among professionals, boosting psychopathology research as well as evaluating the best treatment towards the diagnosis. Several researches are carried out, including research on diagnostic reliability, the outcome of pharmacological and psychotherapeutic... , and...
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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...behavioural treatments for social phobia. There is no indication that cognitive therapy or social skills training alone, without an exposure component, whether self-administered or therapist-directed, can be effective 17 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) delivered by experienced therapists' shows good evidence of efficacy. Two-thirds to three fourths (sic) of patients... Cognitive Behavioral Therapy _________________ A Therapeutically study of cognitive behavior problems _________________ Submitted by: yOur name December 21, 2006 Cognitive and Behavior Therapies Background of the Study Cognitive Behavior is the study of human disorder from what they think and from what they do. It focuses on the pr...
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Position paper: Depression
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...behavioural therapy, 2) physical exercise, 3) pet therapy (or animal-assisted therapy), 4) group therapy, 5) music therapy, 6) music therapy, 7) art therapy and 8) keeping a gratitude journal, 9) psychotherapy and taking antidepressants (Beck 2009). I have chosen this issue because of its relevance to the contemporary society. It is known that every person suffered depression at least once in his/her life. Sometimes there is no need to consult doctors in this case and sometimes there is a case of clinical... ? Position Paper: Depression An Assignment Submitted by of Establishment XXXX, Section XXXX, Fall Position Paper: Depression The purpose of the paper is to demonstrate that depression is very...
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Mindfulness
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...therapy was based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); thus this is combination of CBT and mindfulness programs and meditation practices. In fact, this complex psychotherapeutic approach helps to diagnosis personal misconceptions; flawed thoughts or dysfunctional emotions in consideration to test behaviour and emotional disorder (Parra-Delgado et al., 2003). Finally, the results proved that MBCT is 50% more effective than traditional Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Parra-Delgado et al 2013). However according to Delgado et al. (2003) psychologists stated that it might be difficult to concentrate all attention for an individual within a period of traumatic... Mindfulness It is without question...
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Assignment in two parts Nature/Nurture Debate 1,000 , Case Study 1,500
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...Therapies Two of the therapies that can be used to treat Avoidant Personality Disorder are Interpersonal Therapy and Cognitive- Behavioural Therapy (Millon, Millon and Grossman, 2004). Interpersonal therapy emphasizes on the past as well as the present interpersonal interactions and social roles... ?Contributions of Nature and Nurture in the Development of Personality With Reference To Psychological Theories and/or Studies According to Mares andNewman (2005), personality refers to the habitual or ingrained ways of functioning psychologically that emerge from a person’s history of development and which characterize the person’s style with time both as a young person and adult. There are many psychological ...
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Cognitive behaviour therapy
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...Behaviour Therapy Summary CBT encompasses a psychotherapeutic approach through communication. It is designed to resolve issues associated with dysfunctional sentiments, conduct and cognition by means of a target-oriented, methodical process. CBT is an amalgamation of behavioural and cognitive conjecture (Olatunji, Cisler, & Deacon, 2010). It is a widely accepted therapy and finds application in dealing with temper, apprehensions, persona, eating habits, substance abuse and psychotic disorders (Butler, Chapman, Forman, & Beck, 2006; Olatunji et al., 2010). Further, Butler et al. (2006) elucidated a wider range of CBT applications, especially in treating unipolar depression, anxiety... ? Cognitive...
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Community Health Project Part 3-4
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...behavioural therapy as maintained through a positive or negative underpinning. References Bray F, &Atkin W. (2004). International cancer patterns in men: geographical and temporal variations in cancer risk and the role of gender. Journal of Men’s Health and Gender. 2004; 1(1):38–40. Horwich, A. (2010). Systemic treatment of prostate cancer. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Hsing A, Tsao L, &Devesa S. (2006).International trends and patterns of prostate cancer incidence and mortality.Int. J Cancer.85:60–67. Resnick, M. I., & Thompson, I. M. (2000). Advanced therapy of prostate disease. Hamilton: B.C. Decker.... will includes three different ways of clinical data collection to produce a...
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Compare Psychodynamic Psychology to Cognitive Psychology
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...behavioural therapy, which is used to treat people with psychological problems, as does the psychodynamic therapy. Both of the psychological doctrines have been developed through years of study of patients and attempting to build on theories that may ultimately explain the functioning of both. Cognitive behavioural therapy usually takes less than six months to complete whereas the psychodynamic one usually takes longer than six months although in some occasions, it may also take a shorter time. Differences Cognitive psychology has been developed as a mediational process where people who have abnormal behaviour are assisted. This is the reason why the therapy associated with it is considered... ?...
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The psychological disorder Kleptomania from a psychological perspective
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...therapies are used in the treatment of the disorder and include psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and family therapy. Doctors usually prescribe antidepressants and serotonin reuptake inhibitors that minimize the urges associated with stealing. Psychotherapy will identify and replace unhealthy behaviours through covert sensitisation, aversion therapy and systematic desensitization (Fox... Kleptomania Psychological Disorder Kleptomania psychological disorder Introduction Kleptomania is a psychological disorder that is associated with recurrent failure to resist urges to steal items that are not needed for personal use or monetary value (Filingeri, 2011). The disorder involves experiences of...
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Therapy
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...THERAPY Scenario-Anna In this situation, the therapist has to keep Anna on her side. There is obviously tension between Anna and her mother, and she obviously loves her boyfriend. However, there is some concern that this boyfriend, who is older, is putting a lot of pressure on her to have sex. The professional counselor has to keep Anna on her side, while still recognizing that Anna's mother is perhaps right to be a bit worried about the situation. The therapist can do this by communicating with Anna to increase her empowerment and her realization of social pressures which occur during adolescence. Therapists know that during this period of life or life stage change,...
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Process Recording
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...Behavioural Therapy. (CBT). http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cognitive-behavioural-therapy/Pages/Introduction.aspx... Process Recording of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practice Process Recording of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practice Biopsychosocial Analysis of the Client Identifying information: the client’s name is Michael Winfred, born August 28, 1995, 15 years old, address: Seattle, Washington; 9 Union Street, telephone number: +1 179 253-58-96, current relationship status: single, occupation: student. Purposes of the recorder session: 1) to define the client’s problem which has made him to ask for help; 2) to find a resolution to the stated problem. Client’s presenting problem of concern: the client re...
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Therapeutic Interventions of Depression
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...behavioural therapies by Albert Ellis' and Aaron Beck's emerged. It was in 1990 (Carroll & Onken, 2005, p. 1452) when the therapy been valuable and made available for the treatment of substance abuse and dependency. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is certainly a well-established type of treatment for a selection of presenting and underlying issues, as well as its central precept (Gabour & Ing, 1991, cited in Csiernik, 2003, p. 182) is that "individuals' problems occur from their evaluations, beliefs, and interpretations concerning... CHEMICAL INTERVENTION FOR DEPRESSION Introduction Depression is one of the most common forms of mental disorder. It has long time prevalenceas high as 15%, and is linked ...
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Alzheimers Disease Essay
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...behavioural symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer's disease, depression and anxiety occur most frequently during the early stages of dementing disorders, whereas psychotic symptoms and aggressive behaviour occur during later stages. Early evidence suggested that cognitive and behavioural therapies are beneficial in treating depressed older patients with dementia. Cognitive therapy, seen as more promising for the early stages of dementia, strives to help patients cope with depression by reducing cognitive distortions and by fostering more adaptive perceptions... A brief outline of the neurophysiologic bases of Alzheimer's disease According to a work published by Ritchie & Kildea in 1995 it was...
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Intervention
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...behavioural or psychological problems (Ghanizadeh, 2007). Most of the studies that utilise HRT as a behavioural intervention were able to observe that most patients were of normal intelligence, and they were able to benefit from the behaviour modifications due to motivation and reinforcement (Adams, et al., 2009). Patients with variable repetitive observed behaviours were subjected to a series of sessions that involved behavioural therapy and HRT for reinforcing new behaviours (n=12... ), and the research was able to prove that combining multiple therapy and behavioural change sessions with motivation and encouragement was effective in the reinforcement...
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Cognitive Psychology Master Essay
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...therapy is no better than supportive counselling. BMJ 319: 643a-643 Clare S. Rees, Peter McEvoy & Paula R. Nathan. (2005). Relationship Between Homework Completion and Outcome in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Vol 34, No 4, pp. 242-247. School of Psychology, Curtin University, Australia; 2Centre for Clinical Interventions, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. David D. Burns & Diane L. Spangler. (2000) Does Psychotherapy Homework Lead to Improvements in Depression in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or Does Improvement Lead to Increased Homework Compliance. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology; American Psychological Association... FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE...
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Depression
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...Behavioural Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review Thomas Richardson, Paul Stallard, Sophie Velleman, 2010.... recognized that the effects of chronic abuse in children are devastating and such children have an increased tendency to develop posttraumatic disorder and depression later on in their lives. Other causes of depression include: suffering from a disfiguring or a debilitating disease, failure to excel in school, college, or professional life, lack of social support, alcohol and substance abuse, unemployment, and financial problems. (Nixon et al 2010). Treatment: The major treatment strategies utilized in the...
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Drug and Alcohol Treatment: History and Structure
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...Behavioural Therapy Together with the above treatments, psychotherapy can also be advantageous for a drug user. Research has established that cognitive behavioural therapy, motivation enhancement therapy, social therapy, marital therapy proves helpful in curing substance abusers(Lowinson). Community reinforcement approach is ranked as one of the most successful cognitive... ?Drug and Alcohol Treatment: History and Structure History The history of alcohol and other drug treatments is considered clear-cut story of progressoralism, negligence, and cruelty, which were overthrown, by scientific learning, medical development, and morality. The previously held belief that an addict wilfully chooses drugs was...
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Using empirical evidence, critically discuss which stress management tecniques might be helpful for people living with chronic conditions
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...Therapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Introduction Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is one of the recent stress management techniques that have shown to be effective in helping people living with chronic conditions. Unlike other behavioural therapies, ACT denounces the ‘health normality’ assumption and considers that psychological processes creates stress and are destructive to human beings. People living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, epilepsy or even HIV/AIDS often suffer from stress in managing their conditions. In addition, to the stress created at the workplace, school or home, ACT is seen as the most effective technique to reduce... Acceptance and Commitment...
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Psychology (Cognitive-behavioral therapy)
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...Therapy. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood disorders, specifically depression is based on the cognitive theory of mood disorders. This uses a combination of techniques involving behavioural and cognitive components to help the individual cope with the symptoms of depression in order to enable him to find better ways to encounter life situations. In this way, it attempts to alter the patterns of thinking, responses, and beliefs. This would also alter the course of depression since these responses are presumed to underlie the maintenance of depression (Moore and Garland, 2003). Depression classically comprises of affective, cognitive... PSYCHOLOGY Q1. Can an ity figure influence human behaviour...
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Drug and Alcohol Treatment - History and Structure
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...Behavioural Therapy Together with the above treatments, psychotherapy can also be advantageous for a drug user. Research has established that cognitive behavioural therapy, motivation enhancement therapy, social therapy, marital therapy proves helpful in curing substance abusers(Lowinson). Community reinforcement approach is ranked as one of the most... Drug and Alcohol Treatment: History and Structure History The history of alcohol and other drug treatments is considered clear-cut story of progressoralism, negligence, and cruelty, which were overthrown, by scientific learning, medical development, and morality. The previously held belief that an addict wilfully chooses drugs was displaced by a...
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Critically explore the evidence evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in offender treatment programmes commo
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...behavioural group based intervention resulted in positive results with the developmental disability group; this is a comprehensive treatment package that includes assertiveness and social skills training, coping skills training and covert sensitization to fire-related imagery. However, a number of barriers in the community such as social exclusion oftentimes limit the access to appropriate and quality Psychological therapies (NHS 2009); it is imperative that the group with Intellectual Disability receives improved Psychological treatment. Besides that, there is dire... ?Introduction The practice of de alization has revolutionized the nature of study and researches that are carried on convicts with...
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Therapy
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...Therapy Before discussing the reasons on why therapy is an effective method of treatment, let us get a better understanding of what therapy actually is. Therapy is a way of treatment which makes people change their life patterns by getting rid of the feelings of depression, anxiety, and many other psychological disorders. Some of the most effective and widely used therapies include psychoanalytic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, Gestalt therapy, and group therapy. Most of these therapies focus on unconscious relationship patterns, self-development, psychical feelings, and thoughts and perceptions. Therapy has proved to be an effective method... Your full full May 02, Therapy ...
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The Effects of Music in Therapy
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...behaviour. Melodic intonation therapy (MIT) is a key strategy used by speech therapists as well as music therapists in speech and language... Lecturer: The Effects of Music in Therapy Music therapy consists of listening, singing or playing music instruments since music and singing can stimulate specialization of brain hemispheres. Clinical observations show that singing depends on the right hemisphere structures thus singing can be exploited in order to facilitate speech reconstruction for individuals re-learning language. Moreover, singing can help develop articulation, breath control and rhythm, in addition, singing within a group setting aids improve social skills and foster improvement in awareness...
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EVALUATING CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF WESTMINSTER THE MOST AFFECTED AREAS ARE THE SOUTH AND THE NORTHERN PART
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...behavioural approaches, and other interventions. The review came to the conclusion that childhood obesity effective treatments should include both physical activity and dietary interventions. It is, however, not enough to just provide education about the required changes. Dietary and physical activities interventions have certain recommendations about certain changes that should be made in order to treat obesity. These have been found to be well facilitated by behavioural therapy techniques such as monitoring, environmental control, contingency management... Evaluating Childhood Obesity in the London Borough of Westminster Introduction Obesity prevalence has been found to be lower among white, mixed...
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Describe the neurophysiological bases of Alzheimers disease
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...behavioural symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer’s disease, depression and anxiety occur most frequently during the early stages of dementing disorders, whereas psychotic symptoms and aggressive behaviour occur during later stages. Early evidence suggested that cognitive and behavioural therapies are beneficial in treating depressed older patients with dementia. Cognitive therapy, seen as more promising for the early stages of dementia, strives to help patients cope with depression by reducing cognitive distortions and by fostering more adaptive perceptions... A brief outline of the neurophysiologic bases of Alzheimer’s disease According to a work published by Ritchie & Kildea in 1995 it was...
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Concept Application paper
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...therapy. Retrieved from http://www.nacbt.org/whycbt.htm NHS Inform. (n.d.). Cognitive behavioral therapy. Retrieved from http://www.nhsinform.com/MentalHealth/AccessingHelp/Types-of-Therapy/Cognitive-Behavioural-Therapy/Disadvantages-of-cognitive-behavioural-therapy Kansas University Department of Psychology. (n.d.) Cognitive-behavioral family therapy. Retrieved from http://psych.ku.edu/dennisk/FamilyRx/Cog_Beh_NS.pdf Patterson, T.E. (2005). Cognitive-behavioral couple therapy in Harway, M., Handbook of Couple...
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Evidence-Based Practice Project
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...behavioural modification and cognitive behavioural therapy. All other studies regarding intervention strategies that did not fall under one of these three categories were eliminated, leaving 50 articles. As I was interested in the evolution of intervention strategies, in that my interest is in what techniques have been used within... INTRODUCTION End stage renal disease (ESRD) or End stage renal failure (ESRF) is a condition that is caused by any number of underlying diseases, including hypertension, diabetes and glomerulonephritis. (Sonnier, 2000, p. 5). In 2006, 506,256 individuals in the United States and 107,825 individuals in the United Kingdom suffered from ESRF. (Wong et al., 2009, p. 2). ESRD ...
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Psychotic illness-schizophrenia
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...therapy such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and counselling which help them overcome depressions and delusions that are associated with the illness. CBT has become a successful therapy which aims to inculcate a positive attitude to people with schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders (Mental Health Association NSW Inc). Hospitalization may be required if a new drug is trialled or when... Psychotic illness-Schizophrenia Psychotic illness which poses a major challenge to contemporary psychiatry is characterized by delusions, hallucinations and thought disorders. They are considered to be, in broad terms, due to brain dysfunction that results in improper cognitive and emotional development...
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Mental Health Emergencies
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...therapy, cognitive remediation, cognitive behavioural therapy, and skills training (Pharoah, et.al., 2010). Family therapy has been prescribed in order to help the patient and his family manage and cope with the symptoms of the disorder; this type... Mental Health Introduction The case involves Jack, a 28 year old male who has been pacing up and down the restaurant, who appears agitated, and who cannot seem to sit still regardless of attempts by his friends to calm him down. The patient is likely suffering from schizophrenia. This is a possible diagnosis because schizophrenia patients usually manifest anxiety, emotional distance, delusions, anger, and argumentativeness. In evaluating the patient’s...
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Mental Health Emergencies
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...therapy, cognitive remediation, cognitive behavioural therapy, and skills training (Pharoah, et.al., 2010). Family therapy has been prescribed in order to help the patient and his family manage and cope with the symptoms of the disorder; this type of therapy has also been applied in order to prevent or reduce incidents of relapse... and hospitalizations (Pharoah, et.al., 2010). Cognitive remediation and cognitive behavioural therapy has been known to assist the patient in blocking the manifestation of the symptoms (Dixon et.al., 2009). It helps the patient avoid negative thinking which may lead to anxiety or stress and the manifestation of agitation. In other...
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Theory Paper (Compare and Contrast)
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...therapy. Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is perhaps one of the most popular forms of therapy used by psychologists today. There are several different disorders and worldviews which can be treated with CBT, including anxiety and depression. Therapists use a combination of cognitive (mind based) and behavioral (action based) therapies as part of treatment, The view here is that many disorders can be treated by modification of behaviors, as a type of precursor to feeling well. By adapting your behaviors and thoughts to be more “healthy”, there is a chance that the patient will have improved and stabilized moods... and Counseling Theories Paper: Psychoanalytic Theory & Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy...
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Developing Autonomous Practice in Mental Health Nursing
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...behaviour (Elder, Evans, & Nizette, 2009). Schizophrenia is not a single illness; rather, schizophrenia is a syndrome including many different symptoms and varieties (Videbeck, 2010; Dexter & Wash, 2000). During a long period of time, schizophrenia was misunderstood by the general public (Antai-Otong, 2008). Certainly, before the underlying causes of schizophrenia were fully understood by the scientific world, people were afraid of schizophrenic patients (Keltner, Schwecke, & Bostrom, 2007). However, recent studies and literatures revealed that schizophrenia is not a punishment of the gods but rather a biological condition, and that it can be controlled with the help of therapy... ?Introduction...
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Personal statement (hypnotherapy)
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...therapy style. I like working with elements of cognitive behavioural therapy, because I can see real potential for lasting change using these methods. I like to see clients taking more control of their own conditions, and utilising techniques that they can apply to many different areas of their lives. Sometimes NLP can be useful, especially with clients who are naturally creative and open to visualisation. The whole area of analytical hypnotherapy is of great interest to me, but I doubt whether it will be of much practical use because of the length of time (and therefore high cost) that it entails. Conclusion The hypnotherapy course has provided me... Personal ment Introduction When I enrolled for the...
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Occupational Therapy Master Essay
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...behaviour symptoms etc. It might also necessitate investigation into playing habits, play diagnosis, long term therapy, group treatment, group activities etc. Therapy can treat school phobia, severe stammer... 173917 INTRODUCTION Occupational therapy is one of the health professions that emerged after Second World War mainly for the help of the soldierswho have gone through tremendous trauma, injury, pain and suffering and found rehabilitation almost impossible, as most of them were suffering from war syndrome. With the success of Occupational therapy in this field, slowly it was adopted into the medical system and now we know that its intervention has come to stay. Occupational therapy refers to the use ...
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Evaluation of the website and own experience of overcoming pyrophobia
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...Therapy where if you suspect you have it or in which the pyrophobic people are introduced to it, they are advised to talk to their doctors who will recommend for a therapist. A therapist may also recommend additional treatments. The therapist will also form or introduce some cognitive behavioural therapy like show fire or flames to the patient, starting from the smallest amount, such as fire in a cigarette, to the general one, such as fire in the cooker... ? Pyrophobia Pyrophobia is an overwhelming or an abnormal fear of fires and flames. A person, who is pyrophobic, may be so frightened by this phobia that he or she may be extremely fearful of campfires, fireworks, roast grills among others. This fear...
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The creative use of music within occupational therapy
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...therapy for children through adults. “Developmental delay, emotional and behavioural problems, autistic, spectrum disorders, learning disability, communication disorders, mental health problems stress, stroke recovery/rehabilitation and physical illness” describe some of the conditions for which people have found music therapy to be beneficial (Nordoff-Robbins n.d.). What Do Music Therapists Do? For some patients, music serves their immediate needs. For others, the music is a conduit between client and therapist. “By offering support and acceptance... The Creative Use of Music within Occupational Therapy Introduction For many years, doctors and research scientists have been assessing how...
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Dealing with ADHD without Medication
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...behavioural therapy (CBT), training of social skills, according to the opinion of Young and Amarasinghe, can bring an effective result for a long-term basis. However ADHD is usually met in childhood, its symptoms can be brought into adulthood and this makes specialists to pay attention on the needs of the person, his age and psychiatric condition. The following treatments can be used at home and at school, where the youngest patients spend practically all their time. DEALING WITH ADHD WITHOUT... Running head: DEALING WITH ADHD WITHOUT MEDICATION Dealing with ADHD without Medication DEALING WITH ADHD WITHOUT MEDICATION Abstract This paper explores the main reasons and treatments of attention deficit hyper...
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Challenging behaviour
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...behaviour. For instance, the social relationship that lead to the challenging behaviour will be eliminated thus affected individual is able to form new pattern behaviours. An assessment of the challenging behaviour is carried out using functional assessment in order to identity the patterns of behaviour that are associated with positive outcomes (Walker-Hall and Sylva, 2001). The second psychological treatment approach is cognitive-behavioural therapy that utilizes the clinical cognitive model in order to deal with the challenging behaviour. This approach utilises several interventions including behavioural strategies that aim at dealing with the symptoms, feelings... Challenging behaviour...
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Problems in the health care delivery system
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...therapy (which helps to remove harmful ways of thinking), behavioural therapy (which helps to change the harmful ways of acting), and interpersonal therapy (which helps to learn to relate better with others) are the major areas of talk therapy. (An Overview of Talk Therapy) The major problem in mental health sector is the cost factor. Most of the ordinary mental patients may not approach the talk therapists. The problem with talk therapy was not the effectiveness, but the cost. Only the rich people were capable of bearing the high expenses of talk therapies because of the high cost charged by the talk therapists per... Running head: Health care delivery system Problems in the health care delivery system...
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1.Critically examine assessment and interventions for a specific client group (dual diagnosis) presenting with alcohol or drug misuse
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...behavioural therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), and brief interventions. Cognitive behavioural therapy is a therapeutic approach that is based on the premise that psychological issues are the product of aberrant thought processes and associated behaviours (Mueser et al., 2005). The goal of this approach is to produce changes in thinking and behaviour that are the causes of the individual’s symptoms. Motivational... A Critical Examination of Assessment and Interventions for Client Groups Presenting with a Dual Diagnosis of Mental Health Issues and Alcohol or DrugMisuse Introduction In recent years, it has become increasingly apparent that many individuals diagnosed with psychological ...
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