psychological therapies

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AS - Level psychology (A2 chapter 8 - Schizophrenia ) Flashcards on psychological therapies , created by Daisy U on 01/05/2017.

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what are the 3 psychological therapies CBT family therapy token economies
what is CBT it challenges irrational beliefs e.g. delusions and so reduces anxiety
what is family therapy to improve communication and reduce stress (reduce expressed emotion)
what is token economy manage behaviours reward desirable behaviour (reinforced by operant condition)
evaluation psychological therapies - evidence for CBT, family therapy and token economies CBT - Jauhor - reviewed 34 studies and found there was a significant but small effect on both types of symptoms Family therapy - Pharoah - moderate but consistent Token economies - McMonagle + Sultana - out of 3 valid studies one showed improvement
evaluation psychological therapies - one weakness all of them improve but don't cure
evaluation psychological therapies - ethical issues token economies only work with mild symptoms (discriminate severe) CBT challenges freedom of thought
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