Essays Tagged: "Psychotherapy"

Creativity and Human Evolution

t go beyond the bounds of what already is known or deductible by reason . . . '(American Journal of Psychotherapy). It is creativity that is the soul of the inventor, painter or poet. Creativity is no ... ] a connection between creativity and mental health rather than mental illness'(American Journal of Psychotherapy). The same study insists that a general problem exists with the difficulty in determin ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.4 Jul/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


you and your society decide. Our society is changing.We used to only value dreams in the context of psychotherapy. There are also a few assumptions about dreams. One isthat you are always the final au ... onsider your methods and approach. (Lemley p. 17).Clinical dream work is done within the context of psychotherapy and clinical and sleep research have differentapproaches and goals than peer dream wor ...

(12 pages) 269 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Brief Biography of Tennesse Williams' life and the theme of societies destructive impact on non-conformists, in two of his plays, The Glass Menagerie, and A Streetcar Named Desire

n, and he lived in constant fear that he would go insane, asdid his sister, Rose. So, as a form of "psychotherapy" he began writing about hischildhood experiences. "I have only one major theme for my ...

(9 pages) 92 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay is about Ecstasy, the drug.

alogue of MDA, a drug that was popular in the 1960s. In the late 1970s, MDMA was used to facilitate psychotherapy by a small group of therapists in the United States. Illicit use of the drug did not b ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Medicine: The Last Resort. Medicine should not be used often; rather, therapy should be used.

psychological problems with new medicines and technology rather than with the more effective way of psychotherapy. Prescription drugs always have side effects; this fact makes them ideal only as a las ... ys have side effects; this fact makes them ideal only as a last resort, especially in mental cases. Psychotherapy eliminates risks caused by medicines and targets the true problem: the mind. By reduci ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Manic Depression A research paper over the causes, effects, and explinations on how to deal with the disease.

the main cause for this disease has genetic influence. Treatment may include antidepressants and/or psychotherapy, although many patients enjoy the extreme highs and forgo treatment.In North America a ... moods caused by bipolar disorder. Depression can be treated effectively with antidepressant drugs, psychotherapy, or a combination of both (Sommers 48).Despite the availability of effective treatment ...

(7 pages) 269 5 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Psychotherapy of Hysteria

The Psychotherapy of Hysteriafrom Studies on Hysteria by Sigmund FreudFreud begins the chapter with the ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

These are notes from Abnormal Psychology Class. The notes and definitions would help anyone taking this or a similar class, or even general psychology. Lots of definitions here.

hniques necessary to determine that a patient's symptoms or problems indicate a particular disorder.PsychotherapyA primarily verbal means of helping troubled individuals change their thoughts, feeling ... and has had postgraduate training (residency) in which he has received supervision in diagnoses and psychotherapy.Psychoactive drugsChemical compounds that can change how people feel and think.Psychoa ...

(12 pages) 602 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An in depth case study of scientology outlining why it is strongly opposed in contemporary society.

1.0 Hypothesis:The practises of applying psychotherapy to weaken a person's mind and brainwashing him / her, in exchange for money is a contr ... Auditing.Conversely, there are those who are opposed to auditing. Auditing is a dangerously applied psychotherapy that is presented to Scientology's members as a profound spiritual truth. Disguising i ... ."(Justice Anderson in Supreme Court of Victoria Australia.)Many argue that the dangers of applying psychotherapy is to weaken the mind so a person will lose the ability to think rationally and logica ...

(8 pages) 120 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Write a 600 to 800 word Process Report related to your Technology: Human Services Topic chosen: The Therapy Process

Psychotherapy is a professional helping process through which an experienced human services worker ( ... dditionally, a notebook and pen should always be within reach.ProcessThese are the stages a typical psychotherapy moves through:Stage 1: Relationship-building and AssessmentThe positive outcome of psy ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Family Education and management of Schizophrenia

e now than they may have had not so many years ago. Current medical advances in psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, social skills training, cognitive rehabilitation skills training, and family educatio ...

(1 pages) 40 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Psychotherapy How does psychotherapy works and how is it different from all other therapy.

PsychotherapyPsychotherapy is an emotionally charged confiding interaction between a trained therapi ... erapist and someone who suffers a psychological difficulty. Just like what the definition had said, psychotherapy aimed to help people with psychological sufferance. Psychoanalysis believed that most ... ocess in which the patients are relax and talk their internal thoughts and feelings out loud.Unlike psychotherapy theory, humanistic therapy focuses on the presents instead of the past. The humanistic ...

(2 pages) 88 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychodynamic therapy can be very useful when helping patients who have had a traumatic experience either in their past or even currently.

over eighty years ago, psychodynamic therapy is still being used today. As the American Journal of Psychotherapy says, "short-term psychodynamic therapy is indicated for...adjustment disorders, grief ... it can be very helpful for many people.References:Kennedy, G. And Tanenbaum, S. American Journal of Psychotherapy. Psychotherapy With Older Adults. Vol. 54 (3). 2000. Retrieved from http://web36.epnet ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

l-emotive behavior therapy, or REBT, can perhaps be summarized by understanding the A-B-C model for psychotherapy. REBT says that the most common mistake people make is in assuming that adversity (A) ...

(4 pages) 138 3 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

College Entrance Essay. The topic of this essay was "Discuss your motivation for pursuing college-level study, addressing your personal interests and career goals"

o become a psychologist. They exposed me at an early age to psychological ideas and the practice of psychotherapy. I could see the passion they brought to their profession, and the satisfaction they e ...

(2 pages) 139 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

3 perspecitves of early psychology

adds" something to what it senses of the outside world. Since the 1950s Gestalt refers to a type of psychotherapy that assumes that separation of mind and body is artificial and that the human organis ...

(2 pages) 227 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Adolecent Depression: How to Recognize and Treat Your Teens Disorder

Family Issues 3Other Life Experiences 3Characteristics of Adolescent Depression 4Denial 4Treatment 5Psychotherapy 5Anti-depressants 6Group Therapy 6Prevention 7Statistics 7Boys versus Girls 8Conclusio ... ent options for adolescents with depression are similar to those for depressed adults. They include psychotherapy, antidepressant medications, and family depressants. The most troubling fact is that t ...

(6 pages) 140 1 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

ECT(shock therapy) in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

s. Doctors found this method of psychiatric therapy especially useful when other treatments such as psychotherapy and antidepressant medications had not worked. It has also become useful for the treat ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.2 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Feminist Therapy: A critical review of implications and contributions to counseling

from the origin theory all the way to the ambiguous practice and goals. In a broader sense, modern psychotherapy was created by white, middle class, heterosexual men in their own representation. Ever ... n the above matters unfortunately didn't compromise to significantly change their views of feminist psychotherapy and made feminists fall in the same path of traditional therapies, displaying disregar ...

(18 pages) 254 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Connection Between Existential Psychotherapy and Ethnicity in Regards to Family Therapy

“The ability to conduct psychotherapy effectively with ethnically diverse populations is becoming increasingly important giv ... vity to diversity in psychology” (McGuire, 1999). (Cardemil & Battle, 2003)The Existential Psychotherapy approach is best described as a “movement wanting to know to the best extent poss ... lated concepts that will also have an affect include multicultural therapy and culturally competent psychotherapy (Pope-Davis, 1997). Ethnicity and culture will “influence in the therapeutic rela ...

(4 pages) 75 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors