A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 172 - 173 of 299

Question 172

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Explain the treatment for Obesity (Marks 8)

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Treatment for Schizophrenia are as follows

Individual, Group and Family Therapy

  • Can help patient and family understand the disease and symptom triggers
  • Teaches families communication skills
  • Provides resources for dealing with emotional and practical challenges

Social Skills Training

  • Can occur in hospital or community settings
  • Teaches the person with schizophrenia social, self-care and vocational skills

Medications

  • Taking neuroleptic medications may help people with schizophrenia to
  • Clarify thinking and perceptions of reality
  • Reduce hallucinations and delusion
  • Drug treatment must be consistent to be effective
  • Inconsistent dosage may aggravate existing symptoms or create new ones
Treatment for Schizophrenia

Question 173

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Explain the treatment for Dissociative disorder (Marks 6)

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Treatment for Dissociative disorders are as follows

  • Treatment for Dissociative disorders involves helping the patient re-experience the traumatic events in a controlled therapeutic manner
  • It helps to develop better coping skills
  • In the case of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) , therapy is often long term
  • Particularly essential with DID, there should be a sense of trust between therapist and patient
Treatment for Dissociative Disorders

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