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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.
Contents of Previous Volumes
Research on the Education of Autistic Children
II. Recent Advances in Treatment
III. Future Directions
Behavioral Approaches to Drug Abuses
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
Behavior Therapy and Community Living Skills
II. Preliminary Steps to Program Development
III. Task Analysis
V. Evaluation Methods
Behavior Modification in New Zealand
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
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
Nutritional Approaches to Behavior Modification
II. Types of Approaches
III. Nutritional Approaches to Treatment
IV. Conclusions and Recommendations
Punishment: A Concept That is no Longer Necessary
I. The Objectionable Features of "Punishment"
II. The Distinction between Punishment and Negative Reinforcement and the Importance of Positive versus Negative Reinforcement
III. If Not Punishment, What? The Distinction between Punishment and Extinction
IV. Implications for Research
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- © Academic Press 1983
- 28th July 1983
- Academic Press
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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.
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