An Alternate Perspective In Psychological AnalysisPresentation Transcript
An Alternate perspective in psychological Analysis Andrea Villaquiran
Why should we care? People get misdiagnosed on a daily basis and there are many alternative ways in helping psychology to perhaps minimize these instances from occurring. Transpersonal psychology and alternative medicines can be useful tools in aiding someone in their struggle with mental illness
Mental illness Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person's thinking, feeling, mood, and ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Mental illnesses can affect people of any age, race, religion
Chinese medicine (tcm) system of healing based upon the Chinese philosophy of the correspondence between nature and human beings TCMs are based on the yin-yang and five elemental theories
Tcm continue … Acupuncture is one of the typical forms of therapy that treats an illness or provides anesthesia by inserting needles into specific parts of the human body Herbal medicine is the practice of using herbs and herbal remedies; maintain health, prevent or cure diseases
Native American Healing physical illness can be treated by counseling and ceremony, since illness is viewed as simultaneously spiritual, mental, and physical. The Native American healing rituals are comprised of hundreds of herbs, the use of fungi and lichens, and many other natural materials
Transpersonal Psychology Transpersonal psychology recognizes altered states of consciousness and transcendent experiences as a means to understand the human mind and treat psychological disorders. The origins of transpersonal psychology lie in the fact that people acknowledged that there wasn’t a spiritual aspect in the field of psychology.
Parapsychology branch of psychology that deals with the investigation of psychic phenomena, clairvoyance, extrasensory perception, and telepathy. mental phenomenon is anything that is related to the mind and the subconscious
Integration of Alternative Medication One hundred sixteen patients were treated in conjunction with traditional Native American healers, and more than 80% of patients showed benefits of a time-intensive treatment program. Another form of misdiagnosis would be if someone were to show symptoms of a mental illness, and could possibly be suffering from what is in fact a mental phenomenon.
conclusion Instead of attempting to discredit each other, psychology and alternative medication can see greater results if they chose to work together in reducing the misdiagnoses.