Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 evaluate the effectiveness of 3 (or more) different treatments of depression the treatments examined can include drug therapy, dietary changes, cognitive behavioural therapy, and psychotherapy, or any othertreatment which has been scientifically evaluated. Neither biological (specifically medication) nor psychological therapies provide a long term solution to ocd’s suggests that it is a very complex disorder to understand and treat treatment. A 8-mark “evaluate” question awards 4 marks for describing one particular biological explanation of schizophrenia (ao1) and 4 marks for evaluating it with reference to treatment (ao2) you need a conclusion to get a mark in the top band (7-8 marks.
See all psychology resources » related discussions on the student room wjec py1 exam monday may 16th » aqa psya3/psya4 psychology revision thread 10th/17th. Biological therapies wow, we went over a lot in the biological school we learned about the structure on a neuron, about different types of neurotransmitters, we broke down the nervous system, and then we broke down all of out senses and started to explore how we perceive the world through our senses. Models of abnormality are general hypotheses as to the nature of psychological abnormalities the four main models to explain psychological abnormality are the biological , behavioural , cognitive , and psychodynamic models. In conclusion, the literature review conducted in this expert evaluation has enabled us to produce a summary of the trials that have examined evaluations of psychodynamic (psychoanalytical) therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, and family and couple therapy consistent with current recognised scientific criteria.
While psychological theories have a long history, they are limited by the proper rehabilitation or treatment strategies may be as diverse as the number of clients for example, one burglar may need ﬁ nancial explaining delinquency—biological and psychological approaches dominant approach better ﬁ ts a label of neoclassicism. Drug therapy evaluation effectiveness symptoms not cause often, drugs are used to treat symptoms and are a short-term solution, not as a cure for the cause of the symptoms. The current experiments examine mental health clinicians’ beliefs about biological, psychological, and environmental bases of the dsm-iv-tr mental disorders and the consequences of those causal beliefs for judging treatment effectiveness. Psya4 january 2013: evaluate psychological therapies for obsessive compulsive disorder (16 marks) psya4 june 2012: outline and evaluate one biological explanation for ocd (4 a01 +8 a02) psya4 june 2012: outline and evaluate one or more therapies for obsessive compulsive disorder (4+8 marks. Essay on outline and evaluate two or more biological explanations for schizophrenia (a standard) it is rather long, you may take out some points to make it shorter and of course shorten the actual sentences.
Biological and psychological models of abnormality introduction the many different models used to explain the nature and treatment of mental illness compound the problems of defining and classifying abnormal behaviour five major schools of thought are summarised below evaluation of the biological model. Describe and evaluate at least two biological treatments for schizophrenia there is no known cure for schizophrenia but there is treatment aimed at reducing the symptoms an early form of treatment of schizophrenia is electro-convulsive therapy (ect) which was developed in the 1950s. Cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt) is one psychological therapy for treating depression cbt and other cognitive therapies try to alter abnormal behaviour by changing the faulty thoughts that lie behind the maladaptive behaviour cbt has two parts to it: the cognitive part and the behavioural part the cognitive part of the therapy involves identifying the.
Biological treatments, including anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs, are relatively cost effective in comparison to psychological treatments, like cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt) consequently, many doctors prefer the use of drugs over psychological treatments, as they are a cost effective solution for treating ocd (and depression. Biological psychology articles, research evaluations and outlines did you know the idea that we only use 10% of our brains is a myth: it originated from either an advertisement or misleading interpretation of neurological research in the late 19th or early 20th century. Discuss biological explanations of schizophrenia (24 marks) the biological approach assumes that schizophrenia has an organic cause, though this doesn’t deny the role of psychological factors in the onset of the disorder there might be a diathesis-stress relationship where a biological predisposition (diathesis) only triggers schizophrenia if other significant stressors are present in a.
Examination questions on biological explanations: january 2010 outline one biological and one psychological explanation for obsessive compulsive disorder (9) evaluate explanations for obsessive compulsive disorder (16) june 2010 not examined -psychological therapies and clinical characteristics january 2011 june 2011 january 2012. The main form of biological therapy for schizophrenia is drug therapy some drugs are more effective at reducing the positive symptoms such as delusions and hallucination than negative symptoms such as lack of motivation and social withdrawal.
Biological methods of stress management - drug therapy drug therapy - including bzs & beta blockers drugs can help manage stress by controlling biological effects of stress - eg reduce the effects of adrenaline (beta blockers) or enhance a natural anti anxiety substance (bzs. Biological therapies approach psychological disorders as having biological causes and focus on eliminating or alleviating symptoms of psychological disorders the mind and body are viewed as connected: poor physical health leads to poor mental health, and vice versa. Drug therapy only focuses on one level, the biological, and so ignores the psychological approach to treatment electroconvulsive therapy (ect) this led to the deduction that inducing seizures could help treat schizophrenia, and this was done initially using drugs such as camphor and then cardiazol.