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
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Description

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 Response

References

Index

Contents of Previous Volumes


Details

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

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