In this lesson, our instructor Charles Schallhorn goes over psychoanalysis and behavioral therapies. He goes over the main goal of psychoanalysis, techniques, dream analysis and more Freudian concepts, as well as modern psychoanalysis. He also goes over behavior therapy, counterconditioning, desensitization therapy, operant conditioning, and reinforcement/token economies.
Sigmund Freud created a talk-based therapy that involves the techniques of free-association, dream analysis, and attempting to overcome resistance
Freud’s therapy was important in helping soldiers during WWI which legitimized the process
Behavior therapy does not focus on the causes of behavior, but rather uses operant and classical conditioning techniques and behavior modification to change behavior
Counterconditioning is a behavior therapy procedure that used classical conditioning to evoke new responses to stimuli that are triggering unwanted behaviors; includes exposure therapies and aversive conditioning
Mary Cover Jones, the mother of behavior therapy, created desensitization therapy to reduce/eliminate fears
Joseph Wolpe added to Cover Jones’ work and created systematic desensitization
Treatment of Abnormal Behavior, Part II
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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