Behavioral Intervention in Human Problems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080163277, 9781483186726

Behavioral Intervention in Human Problems

1st Edition

Pergamon General Psychology Series

Editors: Henry C. Rickard
eBook ISBN: 9781483186726
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 434
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Intervention in Human Problems focuses on behavioral modification or behavior therapy movement, including the techniques it encompasses. This book is divided into five sections. The first section provides an overview of behavioral modification, and then presents comments on the studies regarding this subject. Comments include historical perspectives, modeling adaptive behavior, and range of behavior therapy. This text then discusses the environment control programs, such as that for emotionally disturbed child. Programs for legal offenders and institutional programs for the seriously disturbed are also presented in this book. This text will be valuable to social scientists, psychologists, and human behavior specialists. Students of psychology, sociology, and human ecology will also benefit from this selection.

Table of Contents

Section I: Overview Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Behavior Analysis and Modification in Counseling and Psychotherapy Section II: Minimal Environmental Control Programs Chapter 3. A Behavioristic, Community-Oriented Approach to School Phobia and Other Disorders Chapter 4. Freeing Teachers to Teach Section III: Enriched Environmental Programs for the Emotionally Disturbed Child Chapter 5. Project Re-ED: The Program and a Preliminary Evaluation Chapter 6. Behavior Modification in a Therapeutic Summer Camp Chapter 7. Experimental Education: Application of Experimental Analysis and Principles of Behavior to Classroom Instruction Section IV: Programs for Legal Offenders Chapter 8. Programming Educational Behavior for Institutionalized Adolescents Chapter 9. A Behavioral Approach to Learning: The Draper Model Chapter 10. A Behavioral Approach to Out-Patient Treatment of Offenders Chapter 11. Contagion as a Principle in Behavior Change Section V: Institutional Programs for the Seriously Disturbed Chapter 12. A Behavior Modification Program on an In-Patient and Out-Patient Unit Chapter 13. The Token Economy as a Rehabilitative Procedure in a Mental Hospital Setting Chapter 14. Attitude Therapy: A Behavior Modification Program in a Psychiatric Hospital Chapter 15. Responsibility Therapy Chapter 16. Environmental Control and Retardate Behavior Comments


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