Behavioral Relaxation Training and Assessment

Behavioral Relaxation Training and Assessment

by Roger Poppen

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ISBN-13: 9780761912019
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Roger Poppen is Professor and Coordinator on the Behavior Analysis and Therapy Program at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
1.A Behavioral Analysis of Relaxation1
Theories of Relaxation2
Relaxation Training Methods16
2.Assessment of Relaxation25
Why Measure?26
Current Measures of Relaxation28
The Behavioral Relaxation Scale39
Multimodal Assessment63
3.Behavioral Relaxation Training69
Before Training70
Acquisition Training Procedures73
Proficiency Training Procedures81
Some Problems86
Variations of Behavioral Relaxation Training88
4.Behavioral Relaxation Training With Special Populations99
Modifications of Behavioral Relaxation Training101
Intellectual Disabilities105
Acquired Brain Injury117
Hyperactivity Disorder122
Schizophrenia135
Conclusions139
5.Clinical Applications and Extrapolations141
Case Studies of Behavioral Relaxation Training in Clinical Practice142
Targets of Relaxation Training159
Combining Behavioral Relaxation Training With Other Relaxation Procedures172
Directions for Future Research176
Conclusions180
Appendix ASelf-Report Rating Scale182
Appendix BBehavioral Relaxation Scale Score Sheet183
Appendix CWritten Criterion Tests for Behavioral Relaxation Scale Observers185
Appendix DBehavioral Relaxation Training Home Practice Form188
References189
Author Index200
Subject Index204
About the Author207

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