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Psychological treatments are the prime emphasis of this sqadia.com medical video lecture. In this lecture, Dr. Hina Khan aims to explain psychotherapy and biomedical therapy in conjunction with Freuds psychoanalysis. Likewise, Roger persons centered therapy and self defense mechanisms are also pursued. Moreover, behavioural therapy and classical conditioning, aversion therapy, exposure therapy, and operant conditioning is also reported.
Psychotherapy and Biomedical Therapy
Initially, information about treatment in the past is given which was harsh and often damaging. Then, psychotherapy comes under consideration in which dialogue between patient and psychological professional takes place. Alongside, biomedical therapy is pursued which aims to relieve symptoms through medical methods.
Psychoanalysis is an insight therapy based on theory of Freud which emphasize revealing of unconscious conflicts. Freuds psychoanalysis elaborates free association, resistance and transference. Psychoanalysis today is based on directive and psychodynamic therapy. Besides that, interpersonal therapy and gestalt therapy is also discussed here.
Person-centered Therapy and Self Defense
Roger persons centered therapy is a nondirective insight therapy in which client does all talking and the therapist listens. Four elements i.e. authenticity, unconditional positive regard, empathy, and reflection are enlightened under this therapy. Moving onward, humanistic therapies are conversed about. Also, self defense mechanisms are pursued.
Systematic desensitization and counter-conditioning are included in behavioural therapy and classical conditioning. This is followed by elaboration of aversion therapy and exposure therapy. Alongside, eye-movement desensitization reprocessing is discussed. Conclusively, modeling is reported which is learning through the observation and imitation of others.
At first Dr. Hina Khan talks about behavioural therapy and operant conditioning. After that, contingency contract is considered. Subsequently, light is shed on extinction which is the removal of a reinforcer to reduce the frequency of a behaviour. At last, concluding comments are given on effectiveness of therapy.