Progress in Behavior Modification - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125356183, 9781483219189

Progress in Behavior Modification

1st Edition

Volume 18

Editors: Michel Hersen Richard M. Eisler Peter M. Miller
eBook ISBN: 9781483219189
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 1984
Page Count: 288
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


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 References 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 References 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 References 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 References 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 References 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 References 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 Resp


No. of pages:
© Academic Press 1984
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:

About the Editor

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

Ratings and Reviews