Psy 201 Week 8 Appendix D

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Appendix D

Psychotherapy Matrix

Directions: Review Module 36 of Psychology and Your Life. Select three approaches to summarize. Include examples of the types of psychological disorders appropriate for each therapy.

|Psychodynamic Approach |Behavioral Approach |Cognitive Approach | |Summary of |Therapy that seeks to bring unresolved past conflicts and |Treatment approaches that build on the basic processes of |Treatment approaches that teach people to think in more | |Approach |unacceptable impulses from the unconscious into the |learning, such as reinforcement and extinction, and assume|adaptive ways by changing their dysfunctional cognitions | | |conscious, where patients may deal with the problems more |that normal and abnormal behavior are both learned. |about the world and themselves. | | |effectively. | | | |Disorders |Personality Disorders – a disorder characterized by a set |Somatoform Disorders – Psychological difficulties that |Anxiety – a feeling of apprehension or tension, in | |appropriate |of inflexible, maladaptive behavior patterns that keep a |take on a physical (somatic) form, but for which there is |reaction to stressful situations. | |for this |person from functioning appropriately in society. |no medical cause. |Phobic Disorder – an intense, irrational fear of a | |therapy |Antisocial Personality Disorder – a disorder in which |Hypochondriasis – a disorder in which people have a |specific object or situation. | |...
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