Foundations of Behavioral Therapy

Foundations of Behavioral Therapy

by Donald Levis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780202363691
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Donald J. Levis is professor of psychology at Binghamton University. He is also Fellow of the American Psychology Association and Charter Fellow of the American Psychological Society. In addition his work has appeared in numerous professional journals such as Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, Journal of Mental Imagery, and Behavior Change.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Contributors ix

Chapter 1 Behavioral Therapy: The Fourth Therapeutic Revolution? Donald J. Levis 1

Chapter 2 Operant Procedures in Behavior Modification with Children Bradley Bucher O. Ivar Lovaas 36

Comment Peter J. Lang 65

Chapter 3 Token Economy as an Illustration of Operant Conditioning Procedures with the Aged, with Youth, and with Society Leonard Krasner 74

Comment Thomas G. Stampfl 102

Chapter 4 Pavlovian Conditioning Approaches Cyril M. Franks 108

Comment Julian B. Rotter 144

Chapter 5 Stimulus Control, Response Control, and the Desensitization of Fear Peter J. Lang 148

Chapter 6 Implosive Therapy: An Emphasis on Covert Stimulations Thomas G. Stampfl 182

Comment Leonard Krasner 205

Chapter 7 Some Implications of a Social Learning Theory for the Practice of Psychotherapy Julian B. Rotter 208

Comment O. Ivar Lovaas 242

Chapter 8 Responses of a Nonclinician to Stimuli Provided by Behavioral Therapists Judson S. Brown 245

Name index 257

Subject index 261

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