Biomedical therapy

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Biomedical therapies are physical or medical treatments such as drug treatment, electroconvulsive treatment (electroshock), or surgery treatment (i.e lobotomy) that are used to cure psychological or emotional conditions.

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Biomedical therapy

  1. 1. Biomedical therapies are physiological interventions that focus on the reduction of symptoms associated with psychological disorders. Three procedures used are drug therapies, electroconvulsive (shock) treatment, and psychosurgery.
  2. 2. Biomedical therapies are physiological interventions that focus on the reduction of symptoms associated with psychological disorders. Three procedures used are drug therapies, electroconvulsive (shock) treatment, and psychosurgery.  Mental Diseases and Treatments  Age Related Diseases and Treatments  HIV Prevention and Treatments
  3. 3. Psychotherapeutic Drugs  Antianxiety Drugs  Antidepressants  Antipsychotics
  4. 4. Chronic diarrhea or constipation Sleep disturbances Eczema and rashes Behaviour (self-stimulating , tics, aggression and self-injurious) Frequent illness or immune dysregulation
  5. 5.  Enhancement in receptive, expressive and spontaneous language development  Increase in vocabulary, language complexity and appropriate use of language  Increased social awarenesss, interaction and appropriate play  Cognition, understanding and learning  Eye contact and responsiveness

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