Chapter 10: Nervous System; Psychiatric Terms: Therapeutic Terms

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Chapter 10: Nervous System; Psychiatric Terms: Therapeutic Terms
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  1. electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
    electrical shock applied to the brain to induce convulsions; used to treat severely depressed patients
  2. light therapy
    use of specialized illuminating light boxes and visors to treat seasonal affective disorder
  3. psychotherapy
    treatment of psychiatric disorders using verbal and nonverbal interaction with patients, individually or in a group, employing specific actions and techniques
  4. behavioral therapy
    treatment to decrease or stop unwanted behavior
  5. cognitive therapy
    treatment to change unwanted patterns of thinking

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