|Module 34: Biomedical Therapies
|Module 34 concludes the discussion on psychological therapies. The module
begins by defining biomedical therapies and explaining the three main types of
drug therapies: antipsychotic drugs, antianxiety drugs, and antidepressants.
|Electroconvulsive therapy is explained. The process of ECT is described, and
possible new alternatives, such as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
(rTMS), are discussed.
|The module concludes by describing psychosurgery. The methodology and history
of lobotomies are explained.