Progress in Behavior Modification

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This book contains seven chapters that deal with a variety of issues: functional analysis in behavior therapy; psychological interventions for adolescent depression: issues, evidence and future directions; social phobia: diagnostic Issues and review of cognitive behavioral treatment strategies; behavioral treatment of depression in the context of marital discord; behavior therapy with lesbian and gay individuals; cognitive behavioral strategies in athletic performance enhancement; and posttraumatic stress ...
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Overview

This book contains seven chapters that deal with a variety of issues: functional analysis in behavior therapy; psychological interventions for adolescent depression: issues, evidence and future directions; social phobia: diagnostic Issues and review of cognitive behavioral treatment strategies; behavioral treatment of depression in the context of marital discord; behavior therapy with lesbian and gay individuals; cognitive behavioral strategies in athletic performance enhancement; and posttraumatic stress disorder: conceptualization and treatment.
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Editorial Reviews

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This year's annual collection of writings on the latest advances in behavior modification techniques and applications. The six articles cover panic disorders and agoraphobia, stereotypic behaviors of the visually impaired, parent-adolescent conflict, role-plays in assessment, military veterans, and parents of children with conduct disorders. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780125319553
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/1986
  • Series: Serial Publication Ser.

Meet the Author

Michel Hersen (Ph.D., ABPP, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966) is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. He completed his post-doctoral training at the West Have VA(Yale University School of Medicine Program). He is Past President of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He has coauthored and co-edited 146 books and has published 225 scientific journal articles. He is co-editor of several psychological journals, including Behavior Modification, Aggression & Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, Clinical Psychology Review, and Journal of Family Violence. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders and of Clinical Case Studies, which is totally devoted to description of clients and patients treated with psychotherapy. He is Editor-in-Chief of the 4-volume work, Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. He 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 Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology, Fellow of the American Psychological Association, 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. Finally, at one point in his career, he was in full-time private practice and on several occasions he has had part-time private practices.

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Table of Contents

1. Functional Analysis in Behavior Therapy—Robert J. Kohlenberg, Mavis Tsai, and Barbara S. Kohlenberg. 2. Psychological Interventions for Adolescent Depression: Issues, Evidence, and Future Directions—Harry M. Hoberman, Gregory N. Clarke, and Stephen M. Saunders. 3. Social Phobia: Diagnostic Issues and Review of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Strategies—Harlan R. Juster, Richard G. Heimberg, and Craig S. Holt. 4. Behavioral Treatment of Depression in the Context of Marital Discord—Steven R. H. Beach, Amy E. Brooks, and Katherine R. Wright. 5. Behavior Therapy with Lesbian and Gay Individuals—Gail S. Bernstein and Megan E. Miller. 6. Cognitive Behavioral Strategies in Athletic Performance Enhancement—Andrew W. Meyers, James P. Whelan, and Shane M. Murphy. 7. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Conceptualization and Treatment—Patrick A. Boudewyns. Name Index. Subject Index.
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