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psychosocial approach refers to the treatment practice that focuses on social and cultural factors , such as family experience, as well as psychological influences. Psychosocial approaches include cognitive , behavioral, and interpersonal methods .

Englisch: Health Psycho
Psychosomatic medicine refers to the field of inquiry that searches for psychological or emotional causes for illness .

Psychostimulants refer to medicines that help people with ADHD to focus their thoughts and ignore distractions.

Psychosurgery refers to surgical procedures performed on brain tissue to alleviate psychological disorders.

Psychotherapeutic Techniques refer to set of tools and modes of implementing actions in order to reach the objectives of a given psychotherapy foreseen in the theoretical field.

Psychotherapeutic Theories refer to personality theories or general statements on the psychological development of human being upon which are based the psychotherapies .

Psychotherapeutic Theory and Technique refers to a set of plausible, organized or scientifically acceptable principles to explain the psychotherapeutic processs, and a set of tools and modes of implementing actions in order to reach the objectives of the theory. Many psychotherapies are only a set of tools without a set of a complete theory.
Psychotherapist refers to a mental health professional such as a psychiatrist , psychologist, social worker, or counselor who practices psychotherapy.

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