Psychiatric treatments

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  • Art Therapy In Psychiatric Treatment

    The Therapy of Arts Orthodox medicine and therapy have been the mainstream of all psychiatric treatment. While upon researching I found out about a new approach and form of therapeutic treatment. Art therapy is the new approach to therapeutic treatment for psychiatric disorders, emotional problems or physical disorders or illness. This type of therapy involves people using an expressively creative outlet involving forms of art. Art Therapy in comparison to medication and therapy is successful in various ways orthodox methods aren’t. Although there's been benefits associated with Art Therapy there hasn't been many well-conducted studies. However its showing great growth in appearance among psychiatric and other additional treatment facilities.…

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  • Group Psychotherapy Reflection

    “Oh, I have been in this group for more than 12 years” shared by a gentleman from a gambling anonymous (GA) group that I attended as a homework assignment. My first impression for group psychotherapy is that group will help people to reduce stress level without knowing how, why or what group counseling actually is. With the limited knowledge regarding group counseling, I am surprised to learn how much impact a support group can have for each person who participates. During the first lecture,…

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  • Evolution Of Group Work Essay

    History of Group Work Group work is a wide-ranging training implementing the presentation of awareness and ability in operating a group to support an inter-reliant group of people to accomplish their shared objectives, which may be social, interpersonal, or related to the occupation. The history of group work began in the early 1900’s. There were many theorists who contributed to the evolution of group work. A few will be mentioned from the 1900s and a couple will be mentioned that have recently…

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  • Group Psychotherapy And Transparency Theory Summary

    The Therapist: Transference and Transparency The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy Therapy is a book written by ( Yalom D. Irving) it serves as a guideline on how to conduct group therapy. Therapy is an element of care that brings about change, however it is critical to note change would never occur without the exchanges that take place between the therapist and the client. In previous chapters, Yalom, instructs us of how to conduct group therapy and what techniques should be…

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  • Should General Practitioners Be Able To Describe Psychiatric Medication?

    When we are ill, we trust our General Practitioners to provide the best treatment available. Doctors take care of all our general healthcare needs. If they do not have the capacity to treat us, we trust to be referred to a specialist that handles our specific needs. This is especially true when the main concern is our children’s mental health. Unfortunately, it has become much more common to get a psychiatric prescription from a primary doctor than from a Psychiatrist; The correct treatment or…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Acute Care

    While there are disadvantages to programs there are always advantages as well. “The advantages of acute care psychiatric units in prisons include creating a therapeutic milieu consistent with the correctional mission; safe and proper implementation of specialized treatments, such as involuntary medication administration consistent with Washington v. Harper criteria for the gravely disabled offender who is noncompliant; and proper implementation of therapeutic restraints and seclusion” (Daniel,…

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  • Schizophrenic Patients

    Schizophrenic Soldiers During the Second World War Schizophrenia treatment has evolved since the 1940s. Today, schizophrenic patients can receive antipsychotic medications, psychosocial treatments, specialized rehabilitation programs, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Although psychiatric care had significantly improved since the First World War, World War II military hospitals were not without their flaws. During the Second World War, schizophrenic soldiers often received inadequate care. Both…

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  • Locking In Jails

    mentally ill for so long, because sentences can be a short amount of time or be released due to crowding in the system. The best solution to contain criminals with mental health diseases is to keep them in jail where help is available. Criminals with a history of mental health problems should be kept in jail for the safety of the community. In an article written by Sarah Glazer, she denotes that “some experts say psychiatric treatment alone won 't prevent criminal behavior,” (241) meaning that…

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  • Character Analysis: Girl Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted Girl, Interrupted is a story that takes place in a psychiatric ward during the late 1960’s in Massachusetts. The main character is an eighteen-year-old girl Susana Kaysen, who suffers from borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder is a debilitating high-risk disease associated with strong emotional suffering that impairs everyday functioning (Fertuck, Karan, & Stanley, 2016, p. 1). She is a troubled teenager who recently left high school and appears…

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  • Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation

    majority that suffer from mental or psychiatric disorders in the United States do not get the treatment and attention they need often because of the excessive cost of therapy and prescription drugs (Anxiety and Depression Association of America, n.d.). The long term effects of a mental or psychiatric disorder that goes untreated, can be detrimental to a person 's overall well-being. With the prevalence of mental disorders being so high, many researchers have turned to a treatment that would be…

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