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Paper 6.2: Integrated Psychological Interventions 

Unit

Content

Time (Hours)

Domain

I Introduction

Meaning of integrated psychological interventions, Indian views, virtual therapies-online

Altered states of consciousness: functions of consciousness, hypnosis

Yoga, meditation, and religious experiences

Patanjali’s Yoga

Drugged states

10

3

4

3

 

Must know 

 

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

II Cognitive Interventions

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Beck

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: Ellis

Couple therapy, marital and family therapy

Relapse and follow-ups in psychotherapy

Schema therapy

15

 

5

5

5

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

III Other psychological interventions

 

Positive Psychological interventions: mindfulness, savoring

Biofeedback, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Life style coaching, progressive muscle relaxation, leisure planning

Vipassana meditation

Autogenic relaxation

15

5

5

5

Must know

 

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

 

Syllabus Books:

  1. Gerring, R.J. & Zimbardo, P.G. (2006). Psychology and Life. Pearson.
  2. Neitzel, M.T. Bernstein, D.A. &Millich, R. (1998). Introduction to Clinical Psychology. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  3. Snyder, L.R. & Lopez, S. (2007). Positive Psychology: The scientific and practical exploration of human strengths. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Reference Books:

  1. S. Swan. (2012). Yoga- Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body. Wiley Blackwell.
  2. Whicher, D. Carpenter. (2003). Yoga: The Indian Tradition.RoutledgeCourzon.
  3. G. Plante. (2010). Contemplative Practices in Action: Spirituality, Meditation, and Health.Praeger, 2010
  4. Fowler. (1996). Learning to Dance Inside: Getting to the Heart of Meditation.Addison Wesley, 1996
  5. Perret. (2005). Roots of Musicality: Music Therapy and Personal Development. Jessica Kingsley, 2005