Progress in Behavior Modification

Progress in Behavior Modification

Volume 18

1st Edition - November 1, 1984

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  • Editors: Michel Hersen, Richard M. Eisler, Peter M. Miller
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483219189

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Progress in Behavior Modification, Volume 18 covers the developments in behavior modification. The book discusses the behavioral analysis of chronic pain and its management; controlled drinking; and the research and applications in behavioral community psychology. The text also describes the physical, social, and programmatic context of behavior; the behavioral assessment and management of pediatric pain; and self-reinforcement by children. The advances in behavioral approaches to adolescent health care are also considered. Psychologists, psychiatrists, and pediatricians will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors

    Behavioral Analysis of Chronic Pain and Its Management

    I. Introduction

    II. Behavioral Processes

    III. Assessment

    IV. Treatment Suggestions

    V. Conclusions


    Controlled Drinking Revisited: A Review

    I. Introduction

    II. General Methodological Issues

    III. Methodological Issues Specific to Controlled Drinking Research

    IV. The Rand Studies

    V. Previous Reviews

    VI. Subsequent Controlled Drinking Research

    VII. Conclusions


    Behavioral Community Psychology: A Review of Recent Research and Applications

    I. Behavioral Community Psychology: An Introduction

    II. Secondary Preventive Interventions

    III. Primary Preventive Interventions

    IV. Environment-Based Interventions

    V. Discussion


    Environmental Organization: The Physical, Social, and Programmatic Context of Behavior

    I. Introduction

    II. The Physical Environment

    III. The Social and Programmatic Environment

    IV. Importance for Behavior Modification

    V. Conclusion


    Behavioral Assessment and Management of Pediatric Pain

    I. Introduction

    II. Acute versus Chronic Pain

    III. Assessment of Pediatric Pain

    IV. Behavioral Treatment of Pain in Children

    V. Conclusions and Directions for Future Research


    Self-Reinforcement by Children

    I. Introduction

    II. Theoretical Considerations

    III. Teaching Children to Use Self-Reinforcement Procedures

    IV. The Effectiveness of Self-Reinforcement Procedures

    V. Related Areas and Future Research


    Advances in Behavioral Approaches to Adolescent Health Care

    I. Introduction

    II. Eating Disorders

    III. Cigarette Smoking

    IV. Dysmenorrhea

    V. Alcohol Abuse

    VI. Miscellaneous Disorders

    VII. Summary and Conclusions

    VIII. Pediatrician's Response



    Contents of Previous Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1984
  • Published: November 1, 1984
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483219189

About the Editors

Michel Hersen

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, U.S.A.

Richard M. Eisler

Peter M. Miller

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