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Personality - Guided Therapy for Depression.



Personality-Guided Therapy For Depression

Neil R. Rockian

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Personality-Guided Therapy For Depression by Neil R. Rockian (Professor of Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology is a graduate school of psychology located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1952 and named for Alfred Adler, the school offers a doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) and several masters programs. , Chicago, Illinois) presents a new approach to treating patients with complicated depression for whom progress has been slow, elusive, or followed by relapse. Professor Rockian notes, for example, that depression experienced by a person with a dependent style will differ markedly from depression experienced by someone with an antisocial personality Antisocial personality
A personality characterized by attitudes and behaviors at odds with society's customs and moral standards, including illegal acts.

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. Drawing from major theoretical orientations to demonstrate how psychotherapy psychotherapy, treatment of mental and emotional disorders using psychological methods. Psychotherapy, thus, does not include physiological interventions, such as drug therapy or electroconvulsive therapy, although it may be used in combination with such methods.  can be tailored to patients diverse needs and distinctive communication styles, Personality-Guide Therapy offers an approach that will provide new hope for successfully tailoring the therapy to the patient's personality type while controlling for how prevalent the depression is; psychological, biological, and social factors; the role of medications; and therapist reactions to the patient. A work of seminal seminal /sem·i·nal/ (sem´i-n'l) pertaining to semen or to a seed.

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Of, relating to, containing, or conveying semen or seed.
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