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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2007.
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This fifth edition of Behavior Modification: What It Is and How To Do It, like its predecessors, assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. Those who want to know how to apply behavior modification to their everyday concerns-from helping children learn life's necessary skills to solving some of their own personal behavior problems-will find the text useful.
Table of Contents
|Areas of Application: An Overview||p. 13|
|Getting a Behavior to Occur More Often With Positive Reinforcement||p. 26|
|Decreasing a Behavior With Extinction||p. 49|
|Getting a New Behavior to Occur: An Application of Shaping||p. 64|
|Developing Behavioral Persistence Through the Use of Intermittent Reinforcement||p. 77|
|Types of Intermittent Reinforcement to Decrease Behavior||p. 95|
|Doing the Right Thing at the Right Time and Place is a Matter for Stimulus Discrimination Training||p. 103|
|Developing Appropriate Behavior With Fading||p. 119|
|Developing and Maintaining Behavior With Conditioned Reinforcement||p. 131|
|Getting a New Behavior to Occur With Behavioral Chaining||p. 139|
|Transferring Behavior to New Settings and Making it Last: Generality of Behavioral Change||p. 151|
|Eliminating Inappropriate Behavior Through Punishment||p. 164|
|Establishing a Desirable Behavior by Using Escape and Avoidance Conditioning||p. 179|
|Procedures Based on Principles of Respondent Conditioning||p. 188|
|Capitalizing on Existing Stimulus Control: Rules and Goals||p. 206|
|Capitalizing on Existing Stimulus Control: Modeling, Guidance, and Situational Inducement||p. 219|
|Behavioral Assessment: Initial Considerations||p. 232|
|Direct Behavioral Assessment: What to Record and How||p. 243|
|Assessing and Treating the Causes of Problem Behavior||p. 261|
|Doing Research in Behavior Modification||p. 272|
|Planning, Applying, and Evaluating a Treatment Program||p. 288|
|Token Economies||p. 300|
|Helping an Individual to Develop Self-Control||p. 313|
|Systematic Self-Desensitization||p. 335|
|Cognitive Behavior Modification||p. 350|
|Areas of Clinical Behavior Therapy||p. 370|
|Giving it All Some Perspective: A Brief History||p. 382|
|Ethical Issues||p. 396|
|Author Index||p. 443|
|Subject Index||p. 449|
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