Therapies for phobias by MikeJenny

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									Applications of Research
 into Atypical Behaviour
        Behaviour Therapy
   Using Classical and Operant
  Conditioning to Control Phobias

BATs
Apply research into atypical behaviour and phobias
to real life situations (therapies) (C+)
            Key word bingo
 Choose    4 words from the list below ...

 atypical       agoraphobia       NS     CS

  arachnophobia            social phobia

 acrophobia          classical conditioning

  UCS        UCR       generalisation

operant conditioning        preparedness 2
 How can we control Phobias?




Can phobias be counter conditioned (unlearnt)?
   Therapies to Cure Phobias
 Watch  the video
 What phobia does the woman suffer from?
 Describe the therapy she underwent to
  help her cope with her phobia




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                                    You have 30
              Your task …            minutes to
                                       create
                                     something

 Use  p73-74 and the internet (see page 74
  Activity 5.10 for some useful websites) to
  find out about 3 types of Behaviour
  Therapies for Phobias..
 Flooding
 Systematic desensitisation
 Implosion Theory
 Create a poster or powerpoint to describe
  these therapies. Prize for the best!!!
         What have you found?
   Which presentation is the best and
    why?

   Extension –
   Try activity 5.10 – draw up an anxiety
    hierarchy for a phobia of your choice –
    using Systematic Desensitisation
   Try activity 5.11 – using Implosion
    Therapy
   Read the article and highlight key
    words or sentences that relate to the
    Behaviour Theory of phobias
                 Plenary
 Jot  down 2 new ideas or facts that you
  learned today in relation to Phobia
  Therapies.
 Create 2 questions relating to your facts
 With a partner test each other using your
  questions.
 If time test other groups - tot up your
  score!!
                   How many of you got all the
                       questions right?
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                    Homework
 Revise  for an Atypical Behaviour end of
  topic test next week.
 Use your notes, your text book and
  kingswoodonline to help you (the ‘can do’
  is a good start!!!)

 Next week - we will be
 starting to revise for the
 previous topics starting
 with Sex and Gender

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