Treatments for depression – Psychological therapies | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Treatments for depression – Psychological therapies | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] When you picture someone treating depression, and maybe when you think about therapy more generally, you might picture something like the scene here. Someone lying on a couch discussing their problems while a bearded serious therapist, who happens to look a lot like Freud, listens and takes notes and maybe occasionally gives the …

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What is CBT?

What is CBT?

Hey, my name is Woody. Today, we’re going to talk about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It’s sort of a mouthful to say, so it’s usually just abbreviated to CBT. If we break it down, the name Cognitive Behavioral Therapy gives us a pretty good idea of what it’s about. CBT is a type of psychotherapy that …

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OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

OCD and Anxiety Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #29

Ever heard a really good joke about polio? Or made a casual reference to someone having hepatitis? Or maybe teased your buddy by saying he has muscular dystrophy? Of course you have never done that, because you are not a terrible person. You’d never make fun of someone for having a physical illness, but folks …

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Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38

Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38

If someone in a position of authority told you to like, stop walking on the grass, you would stop walking on the grass, right? And if they told you to help someone’s grandma cross the street, or pick up your dog’s poop, or put your shoes on before you go into a store, you’d probably …

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Biomedical Treatments: Crash Course Psychology #36

Biomedical Treatments: Crash Course Psychology #36

If you saw our last lesson on psychotherapy you might be wondering: What happened to Bernice? Has she found a way to manage her depression? Is she still wracked with anxiety? Well it’s really nice of you to ask. And I’ll tell her you said, “hi.” But for our purposes as students of psychology, the …

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Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

(piano music…) (music fades out…) I think mental health is one of those specialized services that is so problematically separated from other services so that women have to divide themselves into little pieces, and then come to define themselves by those fragmented pieces. And especially poor women who have to check off the boxes right: …

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A Gap in US Mental Health Care

A Gap in US Mental Health Care

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. For those looking to find an accessible mental health professional, there simply aren’t enough psychiatrists to go around, according to the Associated Press (AP). The number of US physicians grew by 45 percent from 1995 to 2013, the number of child and adult psychiatrists only grew by 12 …

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Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Way back in 1887, a journalist named Elizabeth Cochran assumed the alias Nellie Bly and feigned a mental illness to report on the truly awful conditions inside psychiatric hospitals in the US, which were known as asylums at the time. She found rotten food, cold showers, prevalent rats, abusive nurses, and patients being tied down …

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Mental health tips from 75 therapists

Mental health tips from 75 therapists

I’m Dr. Ali Mattu clinical psychologist and I asked all my therapist friends to share their favorite mental health tips. Seventy five responded and I’m going to share my favorite tips with you and help you apply them to your life today! The most common response I got is about connecting with people like Bernardo …

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