Progress in Behavior Modification, Volume 14 covers the developments in the study of behavior modification. The book discusses the research on the education of autistic children; behavioral approaches to drug abuse; and behavior therapy and community living skills. The text also describes the behavior modification in New Zealand; the critical treatment parameters in attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity and their application in applied outcome research; and the nutritional approaches to behavior modification. Punishment, a concept that is no longer necessary, is also considered. Psychologists and psychiatrists will find the book invaluable.
Contributors Contents of Previous Volumes Research on the Education of Autistic Children I. Introduction II. Recent Advances in Treatment III. Future Directions IV. Summary References Behavioral Approaches to Drug Abuses I. Introduction II. Behavioral Model of Drug Abuse III. Operant Conditioning Therapies IV. Respondent Conditioning Therapies V. Assessment and Training of Prosocial Skills VI. Issues in Drug Abuse Treatment Evaluation VII. Summary of the Behavioral Approach to Drug Abuse References Behavior Therapy and Community Living Skills I. Introduction II. Preliminary Steps to Program Development III. Task Analysis IV. Training V. Evaluation Methods VI. Recommendations References Behavior Modification in New Zealand I. Introduction II. Behavior Modification in School Settings III. Behavior Modification with Parents IV Behavior Modification of Psychiatric Disorders V Behavior Modification in the Criminal Justice System VI. Behavior Modification with the Mentally Retarded VII. Conclusions References Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity: Critical Treatment Parameters and Their Application in Applied Outcome Research I. Overview and Introduction II. Critical Parameters in the Choice and Maintenance of Successful Treatment III. Behavioral Intervention IV. Behavioral and Stimulant Treatment of Hyperactivity V. Concluding Remarks and Future Directions References Nutritional Approaches to Behavior Modification I. Introduction II. Types of Approaches III. Nutritional Approaches to Treatment IV. Conclusions and Recommendations References Punishment: A Concept That is no Longer Necessary I. The Objectionable Features of "Punishment" II. The Distinction between Punishment and
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Michel Hersen (Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966) is Professor and Dean, School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon. He is Past President of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He has written 4 books, co-authored and co-edited 126 books, including the Handbook of Prescriptive Treatments for Adults and Single Case Experimental Designs. He has also published more than 220 scientific journal articles and is co-editor of several psychological journals, including Behavior Modification, Clinical Psychology Review, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Journal of Family Violence, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, and Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal. With Alan S. Bellack, he is co-editor of the recently published 11 volume work entitled Comprehensive Clinical Psychology. Dr. Hersen has been the recipient of numerous grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Department of Education, the National Institute of Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research, and the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, Distinguished Practitioner and Member of the National Academy of Practice in Psychology, and recipient of the Distinguished Career Achievement Award in 1996 from the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians. Dr. Hersen has written and edited numerous articles, chapters and books on clinical assessment.
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, U.S.A.