Behavioral Intervention in Human Problems

Behavioral Intervention in Human Problems

Pergamon General Psychology Series

1st Edition - September 24, 2013

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  • Editor: Henry C. Rickard
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186726

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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


Product details

  • No. of pages: 434
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1971
  • Published: September 24, 2013
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186726

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Henry C. Rickard

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