Progress in Behavior Modification, Volume 16 covers the developments in the study of behavior modification. The book discusses pediatric behavioral medicine, with focus on directions in treatment and prevention; the prevention of teenage pregnancy; and the cognitive treatment of phobia. The text also describes the behavioral approaches to gerontology; behavioral geriatrics; behavioral pediatrics; and the role of health education in pediatric primary care. The advances in behavioral treatment of obesity are also considered. Psychologists, psychiatrists, and pediatricians will find the book invaluable.
Contributors Pediatric Behavioral Medicine: Directions in Treatment and Prevention I. Historical Background II. Behavioral Medicine and Pediatrics III. Survey of Targeted Problems IV. Childhood Obesity V. Juvenile Diabetes VI. Headache in Children VII. Conclusions References Preventing Teenage Pregnancy I. Introduction II. Background III. Etiology IV. Extant Programs V. New Directions VI. Conclusion References Cognitive Treatment of Phobia I. Introduction II. Rationale III. Treatment IV. Assessment of Cognitions V. Summary and Conclusions References Statistics and Single Case Analysis I. Introduction II. Statistical Significance and Clinical Significance III. Randomization IV. Tests Based on Randomization V. Statistical and Experimental Independence VI. Conclusions References Behavioral Approaches to Gerontology I. Introduction II. Physical and Biological Decline III. The Problem of Disease IV. Residential Factors V. Conclusion References Behavioral Geriatrics I. Geriatrics and Behaviorism II. Treatment of Behavioral Deficits III. Treatment of Behavioral Excesses IV. Antecedent Control V. The Importance of Observation VI. Future Applications of Behavioral Techniques in Geriatrics References Behavioral Pediatrics: Health Education in Pediatrie Primary Care I. Introduction II. Health Education III. Morbidity and Mortality in Children IV. Accident Prevention V. Behavior Problems VI. Child Development VII. Nutrition VIII. Medical Adherence IX. Summary of Effectiveness X. Adherence and Health Education XI. Experimental Designs in Health Education Research XII. Child Health Supervision XIII. Con
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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.