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Treatment in the clinical context is any form of action which is taken in order to improve a physical or mental disorder. For the treatment of particular mental disorders see Category:Treatment by diagnosis

Prior to treatment[edit | edit source]

Treatment is preceded by the processes of accepting the person via treatment pathways, collecting information as to their disorder, perhaps developing a diagnoses of case formulation and from this negotiating the course of treatment with the client or patient


Characteristics of treatment[edit | edit source]

Types of treatment[edit | edit source]

Psychologists are interested in a broad range of treatment approaches. These would include:

Issues in treatment[edit | edit source]

Theoretical approaches to treatment[edit | edit source]

Treatment context[edit | edit source]

Services providing treatment[edit | edit source]

Service issues[edit | edit source]

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