CH 16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders/Abnormal Behavior

Targets: Psych Disorders & Treatment - TARGETS





& Placebo Video Questions.
Derren sets up a fake pharmaceutical company which claims to have developed a drug named 'Rumyodin', with the ability to inhibit fear.


Crash Course Psych Treatment:
So, you know you'd like to get help with some problematic behavior (like fear of flying). What do you do? Who can you go to for help? Once you've gone, what can you expect? In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about what "Getting Help" can look like. 
If you are currently in need of help: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/
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Table of Contents:
Major Types of Psychotherapy 00:00
Psychodynamic Therapy 01:14
Freud's Psychoanalysis 01:28
Existential-Humanist Therapy 03:45
Roger's Client-Centered Focus 04:20
Behavior & Cognitive Therapies 06:00
Group and Family Therapy 09:48

Do you know how Prozac works? Or lithium? Did you know that electro shock therapy is still a thing? There's a lot to know about biomedical treatments and how they work in tandem with psychotherapy or talk therapy. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about how Biomedical Treatments have evolved and how they work with other therapies. 
If you are currently in need of help: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/
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Table of Contents:
Client & Clinician Perceptions 01:19
Efficacy & Effectiveness of Psychological Treatments 03:10
Biomedical Therapies & Drug Therapies 04:46
Electroconvulsive Therapy 07:37
Lifestyle Changes 09:25