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Current Trends in Abnormal Psychology

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Desiderio IV Camitan

on 6 August 2015

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Current Trends in Abnormal Psychology How are People with Severe Disturbances Cared for? How are People with Less Severe Disturbances Treated? What are Leading Theories and Professions? Growing Awareness and a Focus on Prevention by Mr. Dex Camitan The Development and Use of Psychotropic Drugs drugs that primarily affect the brain and alleviate many symptoms of mental dysfunctioning antipsychotic drugs, which correct extremely confused and distorted thinking antidepressant drugs, which lift the mood of depressed people antianxiety drugs, which reduce tension and worry. Deinstitutionalization A process where patients are integrated into the community, with the support of community-based treatment facilities the impact of deinstitutionalization in the US The effect of the Deinstitutionalization Movement in Europe Types of Community-Based Treatment Facilities Community Mental Health Centers often include teams of social workers, therapists, and physicians who coordinate care. Halfway Houses offer people with long-term mental health problems the opportunity to live in a structured, supportive environment as they try to reestablish a job and ties to family and friends. Day Treatment Centers allow people to obtain treatment during the day, along with occupational and rehabilitative therapies, but to live at home at night. Since the 1950's outpatient care has continued to be the preferred mode of treatment for persons with not-so-severe disturbances private psychotherapy became more available
dramatic increase in the number of persons seeking outpatient care for psychological problems. Almost half of clients suffer from depression or anxiety
at least 20 percent of clients enter therapy because of milder problems in living—problems with marital, family, job, peer, school, or community relationships
suicide prevention centers, substance abuse programs, eating disorder programs, phobia clinics, and sexual dysfunction programs. Psychoanalytic perspective used to dominate psychotherapy
Since 1950's new perspectives emerged
behavioral, cognitive, rational, humanistic-existential. Before the 1950s, psychotherapy was offered only by psychiatrists
clinical psychologists—professionals who earn a doctorate in clinical psychology
counseling psychologists,educational and school psychologists, psychiatric nurses, marriage therapists, family therapists, and—the largest group—psychiatric social workers Rather than wait for psychological disorders to occur, many of today’s community programs try to correct the social conditions that underlie psychological problems Government and non-government agencies are campaigning for better awareness.
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