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Genre: Psychology
Author: Saul Axelrod
Publisher: Pro Ed
Release: 1999
File: 83 Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000045254680

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Behavior Modification,10/e assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. The authors begin with basic principles and procedures of behavior modification and then provide readers with how-to-skills such as observing and recording. Next, the authors provide advanced discussion and references to acquaint readers with some of the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of the field. Readers will emerge with a thorough understanding of behavior modification in a wide variety of populations and settings.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Garry Martin
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2015-08-27
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317345831

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The term behavior modification refers to the systematic analysis and change of human behavior and the principal focus is on overt behavior and its relationships to environmental variables. Behavior modification can be applied in many settings, the nature of which helps to define its subsets. Thus, applied in clinical settings, toward clinical goals, it encompasses the subset behavior therapy. In Behavior Therapy with Children, Volume 2, Anthony M. Graziano focuses on behavior therapy--specifically, the behavioral treatment of children's clinical problems. The field of behavior modification encompasses an astonishingly wide and varied spectrum of concepts about and approaches to education, clinical problems, social programming, and rehabilitation efforts. A conceptually and technologically rich medium, it has been nourished by the psychology laboratory, the school, and the psychiatric clinic. It is an area with diffuse boundaries surrounding a highly active center, within which apparently solid landmarks have already been worn away by the dissolving action of corrective self-criticism--immeasurably aided by the catalysts stirred in by the field's many critics. The activity continues, the dynamic field boils, and the medium enriches itself. There appears to be a tendency, particularly among new behavior therapists, to limit their focus too narrowly to the client's systems of overt behavior. In this project, psychological therapy begins with a personal, interactive social situation in which the generally expected human response of interest, sympathy, and support, is the minimum condition. Graziano maintains that these clinical sensitivity skills must be preserved in behavior therapy and enhance its important contribution to advancing the therapeutic endeavor. Anthony M. Graziano is professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo. He has published a number of articles in journals on subjects such as teaching machine programs, behavior therapy with children, diagnostic testing, the history of psychology, and evaluations of the contemporary mental health professions. He has been on the editorial board of Behavior Modification and on the board of directors for the Eastern Psychological Association.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Anthony M. Graziano
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Release: 2008-10-01
File: 669 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780202364339

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The three-volume Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy provides a thorough examination of the components of behavior modification, behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and applied behavior analysis for both child and adult populations in a variety of settings. Although the focus is on technical applications, entries also provide the historical context in which behavior therapists have worked, including research issues and strategies. Entries on assessment, ethical concerns, theoretical differences, and the unique contributions of key figures in the movement (including B. F. Skinner, Joseph Wolpe, Aaron T. Beck, and many others) are also included. No other reference source provides such comprehensive treatment of behavior modification—history, biography, theory, and application.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Michel Hersen
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2005-01-25
File: 1856 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781452265216

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It is particularly gratifying to prepare a second edition of a book, because there is the necessary impli cation that the first edition was well received. Moreover, now an opportunity is provided to correct the problems or limitations that existed in the first edition as well as to address recent developments in the field. Thus, we are grateful to our friends, colleagues, and students, as well as to the reviewers who have expressed their approval of the first edition and who have given us valuable input on how the revision could best be structured. Perhaps the first thing that the reader will notice about the second edition is that it is more extensive than the first. The volume currently has 41 chapters, in contrast to the 31 chapters that comprised the earlier version. Chapters 3, 9, 29, and 30 of the first edition either have been dropped or were combined, whereas 14 new chapters have been added. In effect, we are gratified in being able to reflect the continued growth of behavior therapy in the 1980s. Behavior therapists have addressed an ever-increasing number of disorders and behavioral dysfunctions in an increasing range of populations. The most notable advances are taking place in such areas as cognitive approaches, geriatrics, and behavioral medicine, and also in the treatment of childhood disorders.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Alan S. Bellack
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2012-12-06
File: 908 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781461305231

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This book is a comprehensive, practical presentation of the principles of behavior modification and guidelines for their application. It teaches forms of behavior modification ranging from helping children learn necessary life skills to training pets, to solving personal behavior problems.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Garry Martin
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012-08-02
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 8490350205

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Genre: Behavior therapy.
Author:
Publisher: Ardent Media
Release: 1973
File: 296 Pages
ISBN-13: 0842203125

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Genre: Behavior modification
Author: Lee H. Swanson
Publisher: Ardent Media
Release: 1978
File: 288 Pages
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This book is an account of a personal journey through a research program. A number of people have helped guide my way. To them I am deeply grateful. Special thanks are offered to my students, whose constant stimulation and provocation were incentives to write this book. Moreover, in the belief that they would never show the initiative to put together a festschrift for me (Le., a book dedicated to someone for his contributions), I decided to do it myself. Several people cared enough to offer editorial criticisms, namely, Myles Genest, Barney Gilmore, Roy Cameron, Sherryl Goodman, and Dennis Turk. The reader benefits from their perspicacity. Finally, to my parents, who taught me to talk to myself, and to my family, without whose constant input this book would have been completed much sooner, but would have been much less fun, I dedicate this book. D.M. 5 Contents Prologue 11 Chapter 1 17 Self-Instructional Training Hyperactive, Impulsive Children: An Illustration of a Search for a Deficit 23 Luria's Model (24), Private Speech and Mediational Skills (27) Self-Instructional Treatment of Hyperactive, Impulsive Children: A Beginning 31 Empirical Studies of Self-Instructional Training 34 Combining Self-Instructions and Operant Procedures (44), Reasoning Rediscovered (47), Importance of Attributional Style (48), Taking Stock (54) Chapter 2 The Clinical Application of Self-Instructional Training to Other Clinical Populations: Three Illustrations 55 Social Isolates 56 Creative Problem-Solving 58 Adult Schizophrenics 68 What Shall We Say to Ourselves When We Obtain Negative Results? 77 7 8 Contents Chapter 3

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Donald Meichenbaum
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2013-06-29
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781475797398

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In this revision of Miltenberger's popular BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION, students first master the principles and concepts of behavior modification before they move on to the procedures. This approach gives students a chance to understand WHY they are going through the procedures before they actually do them. The author presents a precise, step-by-step scientific approach to explain human behavior, using numerous case studies to help illustrate the key principles. Miltenberger's first edition built a reputation for currency of scholarship and an engaging writing style-characterized by interesting examples, ample graphs and illustrations, flawless definitions, and a clear organization. Professors and students especially appreciate Miltenberger's end-of-chapter applications and misapplications of behavioral principles that give students a feel for using what they've learned.

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Genre: Behavior modification
Author: Raymond G. Miltenberger
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2001
File: 534 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015049738845

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